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 A DC-10 firefighting aircraft drops fire retardant on a ridge in front of the Rocky Fire on August 3, 2015 near Clearlake, California. Nearly 3,000 firefighters are battling the Rocky Fire that has burned over 60,000 acres has forced the evacuation of 12,000 residents in Lake County. The fire is currently 12 percent contained and has destroyed at least 14 homes. 6,300 homes are threatened by the fast moving  blaze

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A DC-10 firefighting aircraft drops fire retardant on a ridge in front of the Rocky Fire near Clearlake, California. Nearly 3,000 firefighters are battling the Rocky Fire that has burned over 60,000 acres has forced the evacuation of 12,000 residents in Lake County

Locals use makeshift raft and rubber inner tube as a means of getting through  flooded road in Kale township of Sagaing Region, Myanmar on Monday. Myanmar president  declared four regions (Sagaing, Magway Regions and Rakhine, Chin States) as disaster zones on 31 July 2015. Heavy monsoon rains caused floods around Myanmar with dozens deaths being reported as thousands are fleeing their homes in several regions across the country. In Myanmar monsoon starts at the beginning of June and ends in September.

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Locals use makeshift raft and rubber inner tube as a means of getting through flooded road in Kale township of Sagaing Region, Myanmar on Monday. Myanmar president declared four regions (Sagaing, Magway Regions and Rakhine, Chin States) as disaster zones

People sunbathe at Levante Beach on Wednesday in Benidorm, Spain

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People sunbathe at Levante Beach on Wednesday in Benidorm, Spain

A seal cools off at Belgrade Zoo during a heatwave on Tuesday. In Serbia where the meteoalarm has been raised to 'red', extremely hot weather with temperatures up to 39 degrees Celsius is expected to continue over the next several days

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A seal cools off at Belgrade Zoo during a heatwave on Tuesday. In Serbia where the meteoalarm has been raised to ‘red’, extremely hot weather with temperatures up to 39 degrees Celsius

An Indian woman walks holding an umbrella during monsoon rains in Jammu, India, Tuesday, July 21, 2015. India receives the annual monsoon rains from June to September

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An Indian woman walks holding an umbrella during monsoon rains in Jammu, India, on Tuesday. India receives the annual monsoon rains from June to September

A course worker shelters under an umbrella in the stands during day two of The Open Championship 2015 at St Andrews, Fife

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A course worker shelters under an umbrella in the stands as play is suspended during day two of The Open Championship 2015 at St Andrews, Fife.

Lightning strikes during a thunderstorm in Las Vegas, Nevada. The monsoon storm dropped heavy rain and hail in parts of the valley causing street flooding and power outages

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Lightning strikes during a thunderstorm in Las Vegas, Nevada. The monsoon storm dropped heavy rain and hail in parts of the valley causing street flooding and power outages

A boy runs as heavy rains and high waves brought by typhoon Linfa, locally named Egay, crash along a breakwater along Manila Bay at a slum area in Baseco, Tondo in Manila...A boy runs as heavy rains and high waves brought by typhoon Linfa, locally named Egay, crash along a breakwater along Manila Bay at a slum area in Baseco, Tondo in Manila July 6, 2015. All shipping was ordered to remain in harbor and some flights were canceled in the northern Philippines, while schools were closed in the capital, Manila, on Monday due to flooding and landslides from a tropical storm, disaster officials said. Storm warnings were issued in at least 14 areas of the main Philippine island of Luzon as tropical storm Linfa moved slowly across the north of the Southeast Asian archipelago. It was carrying maximum wind gusts of 100 km per hour (60 mph)

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A boy runs as heavy rains and high waves brought by typhoon Linfa, locally named Egay, crash along a breakwater along Manila Bay at a slum area in Baseco, Tondo in Manila on Monday

Summer weather July 2nd 2015...A lightning storm hits Blyth on the Northumberland coast early this morning, as thunderstorms and heavy downpours heralded cooler temperatures across the country following the hottest July day on record. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 2, 2015. Forecasters said there would be some respite from the searing heat, which reached a maximum recorded temperature of 36.7C (98F) and caused roads to melt and rail service cancellations. See PA story WEATHER Heatwave. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

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A lightning storm hits Blyth on the Northumberland coast early this morning, as thunderstorms and heavy downpours heralded cooler temperatures across the country following the hottest July day on record

Mass lightning bolts light up night skies by the Daggett airport from monsoon storms passing over the high deserts early Wednesday, north of Barstow, California July 1, 2015. Picture taken using long exposure

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Mass lightning bolts light up night skies by the Daggett airport from monsoon storms passing over the high deserts early Wednesday, north of Barstow, California

A young boy walks between fountains, in Nice, southeastern France, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Temperatures in the area rose to 30 degrees Celsius (86 Fahrenheit)

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A young boy walks between fountains, in Nice, southeastern France, Tuesday. Temperatures in the area rose to 30 degrees Celsius (86 Fahrenheit)

A man takes his jacket off as he settles into his deck chair on a sunny day in St. James Park in London, Britain on Wednesday

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A man takes his jacket off as he settles into his deckchair on a sunny day in St James’s Park, London

A police watch tower is silhoutted during sunset in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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A police watch tower is silhouetted during sunset in Baku, Azerbaijan.

An Indian rickshaw driver takes bath using water from a leaking pipe as it flows through a drain beneath on a hot summer morning in Allahabad, India, Thursday, June 11, 2015. India s northern state of Uttar Pradesh continued to reel under intense condition as heat waves prevailed in several parts of the state with temperatures recording 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit)

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An Indian rickshaw driver takes a bath using water from a leaking pipe as it flows through a drain beneath on a hot summer morning in Allahabad, India on Thursday

Skyscrapers Shanghai World Financial Center and Jin Mao Tower are seen during heavy rain at the financial district of Pudong in Shanghai on Friday

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Skyscrapers Shanghai World Financial Center and Jin Mao Tower are seen during heavy rain at the financial district of Pudong in Shanghai on Friday

The evening sky in Schwangau, southern Germany, is illuminated by lightning during thunderstorms

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The evening sky in Schwangau, southern Germany, is illuminated by lightning during thunderstorms

Women cover themselves as they walk on the banks of the river Ganges during a dust storm in Allahabad, India on Tuesday

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Women cover themselves as they walk on the banks of the river Ganges during a dust storm in Allahabad, India on Tuesday

People walk on a street after flooding caused by heavy rains in Havana on Thursday. Heavy rains killed two people in Havana, caused 24 buildings to partially collapse and three to collapse completely, and damaged hundreds of other buildings

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People walk on a street after flooding caused by heavy rains in Havana on Thursday

A man walks his sheep in a water-logged paddy field after recent rains in Srinagar on Thursday

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A man walks his sheep in a water-logged paddy field after recent rains in Srinagar on Thursday

A woman paddles her boat in her water-logged courtyard after recent rains in the interiors of Dal Lake in Srinagar on Tuesday

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A woman paddles her boat in her water-logged courtyard after recent rains in the interiors of Dal Lake in Srinagar on Tuesday