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A woman tries to remove rain-water from her house in a suburban locality after heavy rains in Chennai.

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Water reaches the houses after the Ticino river overflowed its banks, in Pavia, Italy. Officially say at least seven people died as heavy rain slammed the Riviera coasts of France and Italy, trapping travelers in their cars, as well as parts of western Greece. Some roads remained closed on the French Riviera, and rivers were still rising in Italy after the weekend flooding.

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A man walks past a car moved by the force of flood water after storms in Kineta village, about 68 Kilometers (42 miles) west of Athens. Authorities in Greece say two people have died and hundreds of homes have been flooded following an overnight storm that affected areas west of Athens.

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A vehicle is seen submerged in the flooded water after Hulimavu lake breached in Bengaluru.

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Residents wade through flooded water after Hulimavu lake breached in Bengaluru.

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A car is seen submerged in the flooded water after Hulimavu lake breached in Bengaluru.

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A city worker walks in flooded Venice, Italy. Venetians are bracing for the prospect of another exceptional tide in a season that is setting new records. Officials are forecasting a 1.6 meter (5 feet, 2 inches) surge Sunday. That comes after Tuesday's 1.87 meter flood, the worst in 53 years, followed by high tide of 1.54 meters on Friday.

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Water starts coming in as the city awakes, in Venice, Italy. Venetians are bracing for the prospect of another exceptional tide in a season that is setting new records. Officials are forecasting a 1.6 meter (5 feet, 2 inches) surge Sunday. That comes after Tuesday's 1.87 meter flood, the worst in 53 years, followed by high tide of 1.54 meters on Friday.

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St. Mark square is reflected in flood water at dawn in Venice, Italy. Venetians are bracing for the prospect of another exceptional tide in a season that is setting new records. Officials are forecasting a 1.6 meter (5 feet, 2 inches) surge Sunday. That comes after Tuesday's 1.87 meter flood, the worst in 53 years, followed by high tide of 1.54 meters on Friday.

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An overview of an empty St.Mark square from the Correr Museum, in Venice, Italy. Venetians are bracing for the prospect of another exceptional tide in a season that is setting new records. Officials are forecasting a 1.6 meter (5 feet, 2 inches) surge of water Sunday through the lagoon city.

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A couple walk in a flooded street of Venice, Italy. Venetians are bracing for the prospect of another exceptional tide in a season that is setting new records. Officials are forecasting a 1.6 meter (5 feet, 2 inches) surge of water Sunday through the lagoon city.

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A pigeon stands on a chair of a flooded St.Mark square in Venice, Italy. Venetians are bracing for the prospect of another exceptional tide in a season that is setting new records. Officials are forecasting a 1.6 meter (5 feet, 2 inches) surge of water Sunday through the lagoon city.

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In this photo Paolo Brandolisio stands in his oars flooded laboratory, in Venice, Italy. Venetians are fed up with what they see as an inadequate to the city's mounting problems: record-breaking flooding, damaging cruise ship traffic and over-tourism. They feel largely left to their own devices, and with ever fewer Venetians living in the historic part of the city to defend its interests and keep it from becoming a theme park or museum.

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Arno river overflows its banks at Sieci in Florence, Italy. The Arno continues to rise in Florence, with a probable peak at the 'Firenze Uffizi' survey station at around 12 pm today, near or slightly below the second critical level (5.5 meters), however above of the maximums recorded in the last 20 years. Venetians braced Sunday for the prospect of another exceptional tide in a season that is setting records, as much of the rest of Italy wrestled with other weather woes -- rapidly rising rain-swollen rivers, windstorms and an avalanche after heavy Alpine snows.

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A man stands next to a gondola service in flooded Venice, Italy. Venetians are bracing for the prospect of another exceptional tide in a season that is setting new records. Officials are forecasting a 1.6 meter (5 feet, 2 inches) surge Sunday. That comes after Tuesday's 1.87 meter flood, the worst in 53 years, followed by high tide of 1.54 meters on Friday.

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Tourists carry their luggages in flooded Venice, Italy. Venetians are bracing for the prospect of another exceptional tide in a season that is setting new records. Officials are forecasting a 1.6 meter (5 feet, 2 inches) surge Sunday. That comes after Tuesday's 1.87 meter flood, the worst in 53 years, followed by high tide of 1.54 meters on Friday.

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A person checks his way in high tide in Venice, Italy. Venetians are bracing for the prospect of another exceptional tide in a season that is setting new records. Officials are forecasting a 1.6 meter (5 feet, 2 inches) surge Sunday. That comes after Tuesday's 1.87 meter flood, the worst in 53 years, followed by high tide of 1.54 meters on Friday.

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Flood water reaches a luxury shop in Venice, Italy. Venetians are bracing for the prospect of another exceptional tide in a season that is setting new records. Officials are forecasting a 1.6 meter (5 feet, 2 inches) surge Sunday. That comes after Tuesday's 1.87 meter flood, the worst in 53 years, followed by high tide of 1.54 meters on Friday.

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A city worker helps a woman who decided to cross St. Mark square on a gangway, in spite of prohibition, in Venice, Italy. Venetians are bracing for the prospect of another exceptional tide in a season that is setting new records. Officials are forecasting a 1.6 meter (5 feet, 2 inches) surge Sunday. That comes after Tuesday's 1.87 meter flood, the worst in 53 years, followed by high tide of 1.54 meters on Friday.

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Two girls sit on a piece of walkway in a flooded street of Venice, Italy. Venetians are bracing for the prospect of another exceptional tide in a season that is setting new records. Officials are forecasting a 1.6 meter (5 feet, 2 inches) surge of water Sunday through the lagoon city.

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A Venetian citizen carries her dog Nana as she walks in a flooded street of Venice, Italy. Venetians are bracing for the prospect of another exceptional tide in a season that is setting new records. Officials are forecasting a 1.6 meter (5 feet, 2 inches) surge of water Sunday through the lagoon city.

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A couple stands in a golden sunset in Venice, Italy just hours after an exceptional 1.5 meter tide receded from nearby St. Mark's Square. It was the third flood topping 1.5 meters this week, following Tuesday's 1.87-meter flood which was the worst in 53 years.

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Tourists and residents resume their normal routine at a bar in Venice, Italy. High tidal waters returned to Venice on Sunday, days after the city experienced its worst flooding in more than 50 years. Venetians coped with another exceptional tide Sunday in a season that is setting records while other parts of Italy wrestled with a cornucopia of weather woes, from rain-swollen rivers to high winds to an out-of-season avalanche.

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Venetian people in a bar amid rising water in Venice, northern Italy. Venetians coped with another exceptional tide Sunday in a season that is setting records while other parts of Italy wrestled with a cornucopia of weather woes, from rain-swollen rivers to high winds to an out-of-season avalanche.

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People look at a stranded taxi boat lying on its side in a alley in Venice.

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Tourists push their luggage in a flooded St. Mark's Square, in Venice. The high-water mark hit 187 centimeters (74 inches) late Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, meaning more than 85% of the city was flooded. The highest level ever recorded was 194 centimeters (76 inches) during infamous flooding in 1966.

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, clambers over a fence, during a visit to see the effects of recent flooding, in Stainforth, England.

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A car in floodwater outside a house in Fishlake, Doncaster, England after days of rainfall. The Prime Minister is set to chair a meeting of the Government's emergency committee after severe flooding in parts of the country, where rain is finally expected to ease this afternoon.

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People walk on catwalk set up in front of St. Mark's Basilica on the occasion of a high tide, in a flooded Venice, Italy.

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People walk on catwalks set up on the occasion of a high tide, in a flooded Venice, Italy. The high tide reached a peak of 127cm (4.1ft) at 10:35am while an even higher level of 140cm(4.6ft) was predicted for later Tuesday evening.

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Villagers make through a flooded area following cyclone 'Bulbul', at Bakkhali, in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal.

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A young man feeds a child a bottle of milk as his father pulls an inflatable boat they have been using to rescue residents trapped by floodwater in Doncaster, northern England. Torrential rain has drenched parts of north and central England, forcing some to evacuate their homes and stranding a small group of people in a shopping center overnight.

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In this photo provided by the New York State Governor's Office, houses are flooded by rising waters of the East Canada Creek, in Dolgeville, New York.

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In this photo provided by the New York State Governor's Office, a man looks from a window of a house being flooded by rising waters of the East Canada Creek as police arrive in a rescue boat, in Dolgeville, New York. Several hundred people were being evacuated in scattered areas around the state because of high waters.

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Fire and Police personnel help residents cross a flooded area following heavy rain in Kanyakumari district.

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A view of a flooded area at Chellanam area in Kochi. In the wake of the two cyclonic systems - Kyaar and Maha - in the Arabian Sea, heavy rains are expected to lash different parts of Kerala.

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Shiv Sena MLA and youth army chief Aaditya Thackeray hands a document to Maharshtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari urging him to declare a wet drought in the state owing to unseasonal rain in various parts, in Mumbai.

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Women walk through a flooded path of a temple following heavy rain in Mahabalipuram of Chengalpattu district.

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Villagers wade across a flooded area following heavy rain in Golaghat district of Assam.

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Villagers wade across a flooded area on a boat in Nagaon district of Assam.

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A view of submerged areas of Diphu town during flash floods in Karbi Anglong district of Assam

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A bridge connecting Umrangso-Lanka road near Langku Forest Gate collapsed during floods in Dima Hasao District of Assam. A dumper passing over the bridge also fell along with the bridge.

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A street is flooded by heavy rain in Narita, east of Tokyo. Torrential rain dumped from a low-pressure system hovering above Japan's main island has triggered flooding in towns east of Tokyo, prompting fears of more damage to areas already hit by typhoons earlier this month.

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A street is flooded by heavy rain in Narita, east of Tokyo. Torrential rain dumped from a low-pressure system hovering above Japan's main island triggered flooding in towns east of Tokyo, prompting fears of more damage to areas already hit by typhoons earlier this month.

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The Kashima River basin is submerged in waters after torrential rain in Sakura city, Chiba prefecture, east of Tokyo.

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A residential area is flooded after torrential rain in Sakura city, Chiba prefecture, east of Tokyo.

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Vehicles are submerged in floodwaters after torrential rain in Sakura city, Chiba prefecture, east of Tokyo. Torrential rain that caused flooding and mudslides in towns east of Tokyo added damage in areas still recovering from recent typhoons.

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A part of Fukushima prefectural road is damaged by floodwaters after torrential rain in Iwaki city, Fukushima prefecture, northeast of Tokyo. Torrential rain that caused flooding and mudslides in towns east of Tokyo added damage in areas still recovering from recent typhoons.

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Rickshaw pullers wade through a flooded street of Anil Nagar after heavy rains in Guwahati.

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A woman shifts her household items at her flooded house after the gates of Prakasam Barrage were lifted, in Vijayawada.

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A view of the waterlogged railway tracks in Ernakulam district.

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Residents wade through a flooded road after heavy rains at Nagercoil in Kanyakumari district.

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A man and a child use a container to move through a flooded locality after heavy rains at Nagercoil in Kanyakumari district.

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A view of a flooded area in Hubballi district of Karnataka.

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Maya Shankar, wife of Union Minister and Patna MP Ravi Shankar Prasad distributes blankets and clothes to flood-affected residents of Rajendra Nagar area, in Patna

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Staff members clean a hospital damaged by Typhoon Hagibis, in Marumori town, Miyagi prefecture, Japan.

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This photo shows a broken embankment, center, of the Chikuma River and flooded residential area in Nagano, central Japan. Typhoon Hagibis dropped record amounts of rain for a period in some spots, according to meteorological officials, causing more than 20 rivers to overflow.

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Flood-affected people of Rajendra Nagar area stage a protest demanding for compensation, in Patna.

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Students and residents scoop dirt as the town is flooded Typhoon Hagibis, in Marumori, Miyagi prefecture, northern Japan.

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Houses are seen in muddy waters in Sukagawa, Fukushima prefecture, as Typhoon Hagibis hits the area, northern Japan.

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Houses are submerged in muddy waters as the Abukuma river was overflown by Typhoon Hagibis, in Tamakawa, Fukushima prefecture, northern Japan.

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Residential area, center, are submerged in muddy waters after an embankment of the Chikuma River, bottom, broke because of Typhoon Hagibis, in Nagano, central Japan.

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Residential area, left, are submerged in muddy waters after an embankment of the Chikuma River broke because of Typhoon Hagibis, in Nagano, central Japan.

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Vehicles are seen in mud water as Typhoon Hagibis hit the city in Sano, Tochigi prefecture. Rescue efforts for people stranded in flooded areas are in full force after a powerful typhoon dashed heavy rainfall and winds through a widespread area of Japan, including Tokyo.

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People watch the Isuzu River swollen by Typhoon Hagibis, in Ise, central Japan. Tokyo and surrounding areas braced for a powerful typhoon forecast as the worst in six decades, with streets and trains stations unusually quiet Saturday as rain poured over the city.

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A Japan Self-Defense Force helicopter hovers above submerged residential area after an embankment of the Chikuma River broke because of Typhoon Hagibis, in Nagano, central Japan.

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Residential areas are seen along with swollen Tama river after Typhoon Hagibis hit the area in Kawasaki, near Tokyo, Japan.

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Houses are submerged after Typhoon Hagibis hit the area in Ashikaga, north of Tokyo, Japan.

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Houses are submerged in muddy waters in Sukagawa, Fukushima prefecture, as Typhoon Hagibis hits the area, northern Japan.

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This image made from a video shows the mud covered street after the flood water receded in Kawasaki, near Tokyo, Japan. Helicopters plucked people from their flooded homes as rescue efforts went into full force in wide areas of Japan, including Tokyo, after a powerful typhoon unleashed heavy rainfall.

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Rows of Japan's bullet trains, parked in a facility, sit in a pool of water in Nagano, central Japan, after Typhoon Hagibis hit the city.

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Residential area, right, are submerged in muddy waters after an embankment of the Chikuma River, left, broke because of Typhoon Hagibis, in Nagano, central Japan.

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A baseball stadium is flooded after Typhoon Hagibis, in Kawasaki, near Tokyo.

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A vehicle falls off collapsed road in the typhoon-hit Kakuda city, Miyagi prefecture, northern Japan.

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Cars are stranded on a road as the city is submerged in muddy waters after an embankment of the Chikuma River broke, in Nagano, central Japan.

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Rows of Japan's bullet trains, parked in a facility, sit in a pool of water in Nagano, central Japan, after Typhoon Hagibis hit the city.

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A view of a flooded area following heavy monsoon rain, in Dimapur, Nagaland

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A rag picker rows a makeshift boat as he collects plastic drinking bottles floating on floodwaters at Rajendra Nagar area, in Patna.

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A child wades through the flood-water after collecting relief items in Bahadurpur area of Patna

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Former Chief Minister and HAM (S) National President Jitan Ram Majhi distributes relief material among flood-affected people in Rajendra Nagar area of Patna

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Volunteers of an organisation distribute relief material among flood-affected people in Rajendra Nagar area of Patna

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Flood-affected people wait in a long queue with their empty LPG cylinders near an outlet of a distributor, in Patna

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Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) workers sprinkle bleaching powder and fumigate the stagnated water as part of precautionary measures against waterborne diseases, in flood-affected Rajendra Nagar area of Patna

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Villagers marooned on a structure in a flooded locality near the Punpun river, in Patna

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People collect relief material in the flood affected Nandnagar colony in Patna

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National and State Disaster Response Force workers rescue villagers from a locality flooded by the Punpun river, in Patna

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People collect relief material in the flood affected Nandnagar colony in Patna

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A resident collects relief material from a volunteer in the flood affected Nandnagar colony in Patna

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National Disaster Response Force personnel rescue a pateint from the flood-affected area of Rajendra Nagar, in Patna.

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Train passengers walk on a railway bridge over the overflowing Punpun river, in Patna.

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People make their way through a water logged street following heavy rains in Prayagraj.

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National and State Disaster Response Force workers rescue residents from flood-affected area of Rajendra Nagar following heavy monsoon rainfall, in Patna.

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Volunteers distribute relief material among the flood-affected people in Vaishali Mor locality of Patna.

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Vehicles are submerged in floodwater after heavy rain in Gangneung South Korea.

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Buildings are submerged in floodwater after heavy rain in Gangneung South Korea. A powerful typhoon has lashed southern South Korea, leaving nine people dead and five others missing.

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It bucketed down for three days, flooded homes and offices, uprooted trees, stranded people who were later plucked to safety by disaster rescue teams. Yet there was one soul in Patna’s hour of distress who remained dry and high. That would be Aditi Singh, fashion school student and practised poser in gowns. That smile, thrown askance, is meant to want you all to wet your feet.

Commuters wades across a waterlogged street following heavy monsoon rainfall, in Prayagraj.

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National and State Disaster Response Force personnel rescue people on a tube boat from flood-affected Vaishali Mor area, in the aftermath of heavy rains in Patna.

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Police personnel carries a medical ventilator machine from a flood-affected hospital at Vaishali, in Patna.

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Volunteers distribute relief among the flood-affected people in the Rajendra Nagar area of Patna.

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