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People hold their umbrellas while walking against strong winds caused by Typhoon Dujuan in Taipei, Taiwan, on Monday

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People hold their umbrellas while walking against strong winds caused by Typhoon Dujuan in Taipei, Taiwan, on Monday

The sun begins to rise over the skyline in Toronto on Monday.

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The sun begins to rise over the skyline in Toronto on Monday.

Muslim students pray for rain to put out the fires which enveloped the region at Palembang 1 senior high school in Palembang, South Sumatra...Muslim students pray for rain to put out the fires which enveloped the region at Palembang 1 senior high school in Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia, September 17, 2015 in this photo taken by Antara Foto.  A Malaysian company is among more than 20 firms under investigation by Indonesian authorities in connection with forest fires that have caused a haze to engulf large parts of Southeast Asia, an Indonesian minister said on Wednesday. The worsening smog across northern Indonesia, neighbouring Singapore and parts of Malaysia forced some schools to close and airlines to delay flights this week, while Indonesia ordered a crackdown on lighting fires to clear forested land

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Muslim students pray for rain to put out the fires which enveloped the region at Palembang 1 senior high school in Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia, on Thursday

A man carries belonging through a flooded street in Oyama, Tochigi prefecture, northeast of Tokyo Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015. Heavy rain is pummeling Japan for a second straight day, overflowing rivers and causing landslides and localized flooding in the eastern part of the country. (Kyodo News via AP) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT

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A man carries belongings through a flooded street in Oyama, northeast of Tokyo. Heavy rain is pummeling Japan for a second straight day, overflowing rivers and causing landslides and localized flooding in the eastern part of the country 

Lightning strikes during an evening thun...Lightning strikes during an evening thunderstorm on August 23, 2015 in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince. AFP PHOTO/HECTOR RETAMALHECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images

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Lightning strikes during an evening thunderstorm in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince 

The sun rises over Whitley Bay with the top of St Mary's lighthouse visible, as hot and humid air is expected to be pushed into northern Europe this weekend, including Britain, creating a "Spanish Plume"

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The sun rises over Whitley Bay with the top of St Mary’s lighthouse visible, as hot and humid air is expected to be pushed into northern Europe this weekend, including Britain, creating a “Spanish Plume”

Hurricane Danny, the first hurricane of the 2015 Atlantic season, is seen in this picture by NASA astronaut Scott Kelly taken from the International Space Station August 20, 2015.

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Hurricane Danny, the first hurricane of the 2015 Atlantic season, is seen in this picture by NASA astronaut Scott Kelly taken from the International Space Station on Thursday

Summer weather August 19th 2015

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People flock to the beach at Tynemouth in Tyne and Wear as the North East experiences fine summer weather

Fishing boats are secured in a port in Yilan County, Taiwan, as Typhoon Soudelor approaches.

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Fishing boats are secured in a port in Yilan County, Taiwan, as Typhoon Soudelor approaches.

 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)