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A rainbow rises over Gosport, Hampshire, as heavy rain, strong winds and flash flooding brought widespread disruption across the country and increased fears for a missing pensioner. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday November 22, 2016. See PA story WEATHER Rain. Photo credit should read: Ben Mitchell/PA Wire

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A rainbow rises over Gosport, Hampshire, as heavy rain, strong winds and flash flooding brought widespread disruption across the country. Ben Mitchell/PA 

Walkers in Hyde Park, London brave the rain as Storm Angus continues to sweep across the UK. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday November 21, 2016. See PA story WEATHER Rain. Photo credit should read: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

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Walkers in Hyde Park, London brave the rain as Storm Angus continues to sweep across the UK. Photo Victoria Jone/PA

A man playing with waves runs way from a wave at a beach as Typhoon Sarika lands in Wanning, Hainan province, China, October 18, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA.

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A man playing with waves runs way from a wave at a beach as Typhoon Sarika lands in Wanning, Hainan province, China. Photo Reuters

A flooded building is pictured after Hurricane Matthew passes in Lumberton, North Carolina, U.S., October 11, 2016.

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A flooded building is pictured after Hurricane Matthew passes in Lumberton, North Carolina, U.S. Carlo Allegri/Reuters 

 Cubans pick up the pieces following the damage and havoc caused by Hurricane Matthew in Baracoa, Cuba, 6 October 2016. Matthew has crossed over parts of Haiti and Cuba and is expected to move up the east coast of the United States.  EPA/Alejandro Ernesto

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Cubans pick up the pieces following the damage and havoc caused by Hurricane Matthew in Baracoa. Matthew has crossed over parts of Haiti and Cuba and is expected to move up the east coast of the United States 

A stag stands in an inversion fog with its antlers visible above the vegetation during the rutting season, when they breed, in Richmond Park, south west London,

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A stag stands in an inversion fog with its antlers visible above the vegetation during the rutting season, when they breed, in Richmond Park, south west London 

A fiery sky over St Mary's Lighthouse near Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear, as warm weather is forecast for the week.

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A fiery sky over St Mary’s Lighthouse near Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear, as warm weather is forecast for the week in England 

Holidaymakers bask in the sunshine and enjoy the fine weather on the North Wales coast at Llandudno on August 23, 2016 in Llandudno, Wales. As many Britons head to the seaside during the busiest holiday week of the year, weather forecasters have predicted a two day heatwave across many parts of the UK. Readings of 30C have already been recorded in Cambridgeshire, Essex and Heathrow today.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

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Holidaymakers bask in the sunshine and enjoy the fine weather on the North Wales coast at Llandudno, Wales. As many Britons head to the seaside during the busiest holiday week of the year, weather forecasters have predicted a two day heatwave across many parts of the UK 

A woman carries a sack outside a market during heavy rains in Chandigarh, India,

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A woman carries a sack outside a market during heavy rains in Chandigarh, India 

A boy uses an inner tube of a tyre to help him through flood water in Amarapura Township, near Mandalay, in Myanmar

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A boy uses an inner tube of a tyre to help him through flood water in Amarapura Township, near Mandalay, in Myanmar

The shadows of Palestinians are seen on a piece of gauze as they cool down at a pool in Gaza City

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The shadows of Palestinians are seen on a piece of gauze as they cool down at a pool in Gaza City

In this picture taken late Sunday, July 31, 2016 a lightning strikes in the sky above the town of Nagykanizsa, 208 kms southwest of Budapest, Hungary. (Gyorgy Varga/MTI via AP)

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Lightning strikes in the sky above the town of Nagykanizsa, Hungary 

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Young women from France are among the dozens of thousands of young people from around the globe walking during thunderstorms to the site of a Catholic Mass in the Blonia green in Krakow, Poland 

Indian pedestrians carry a dog as they make their way past others sheltering in a pavilion during a heavy monsoon rain downpour in Shimla on June 22, 2016.     At least 93 people have been struck by lightning and killed in India over the past two days, disaster management officials said, as annual monsoon rains swept the country. Lightning strikes are relatively common in India during the June-October monsoon, which hit the southern coast earlier this month, but this week's toll is particularly high.  / AFP PHOTO / STRSTR/AFP/Getty Images

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Indian pedestrians carry a dog as they make their way past others sheltering in a pavilion during a heavy monsoon rain downpour in Shimla, India

Lightning flashes during a thunderstorm over Havana, Cuba June 21, 2016. REUTERS/Enrique de la Osa

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Lightning flashes during a thunderstorm over Havana, Cuba

Rain Heralds The First Day Of British Summer...LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 20: Tourists carrying umbrellas take pictures on Westminster Bridge on June 20, 2016 in London, England. The first day of British Summer is marked by rainy weather in London today with more showers forecast for much of the week ahead. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

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Tourists carrying umbrellas take pictures on Westminster Bridge in London, England. The first day of British Summer is marked by rainy weather in London today with more showers forecast for much of the week ahead

Britain Horse Racing - Royal Ascot - Ascot Racecourse - 14/6/16 General view as a racegoer wipes down a bench before sitting on it before the races begin Reuters / Toby Melville Livepic EDITORIAL USE ONLY.

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A racegoer at Royal Ascot wipes down a bench before sitting on it before the races Ascot Racecourse

A small boy holds up a cardboard cover over his head to protect himself from the sun as he walks on the dried up bed of river Tawi in Jammu, India, Friday, May 27, 2016. Temperatures across much of northern and western India have hovered around 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) for weeks causing much distress, specially amongst the farming communities. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

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A small boy holds up a cardboard cover over his head to protect himself from the sun as he walks on the dried up bed of river Tawi in Jammu, India

Indian childred cool themselves at a fou...Indian childred cool themselves at a fountain near India Gate in New Delhi on May 9, 2016 India is officially in the grip of its worst water crisis in years, with the government saying that about 330 million people, or a quarter of the population, are suffering from drought after the last two monsoons failed. / AFP PHOTO / MONEY SHARMAMONEY SHARMA/AFP/Getty Images

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Indian children cool themselves at a fountain near India Gate in New Delhi

Water is sprayed on a tiger to keep it cool by at the Nehru Zoological park in Hyderabad, India, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Weeks of sweltering temperatures have caused scores of deaths across India and the met department has warned that any relief from monsoon rains was still likely weeks away. (AP Photo /Mahesh Kumar A.)

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Water is sprayed on a tiger to keep it cool by at the Nehru Zoological park in Hyderabad, India