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Calgary under water

<p>A resident walks along a flooded street with the downtown rising in the background, in Calgary, June 21, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark</p>

A resident walks along a flooded street with the downtown rising in the background, in Calgary, June 21, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark

A resident walks along a flooded street with the downtown rising in the background, in Calgary, June 21, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark

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<p>Houses are surrounded by flood water in High River, south of Calgary, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark</p>

Houses are surrounded by flood water in High River, south of Calgary, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark

Houses are surrounded by flood water in High River, south of Calgary, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark

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<p>Houses and a golf course are surrounded by flood water in High River, Alberta, south of Calgary, June 23, 2013.REUTERS/Andy Clark</p>

Houses and a golf course are surrounded by flood water in High River, Alberta, south of Calgary, June 23, 2013.REUTERS/Andy Clark

Houses and a golf course are surrounded by flood water in High River, Alberta, south of Calgary, June 23, 2013.REUTERS/Andy Clark

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<p>A basement office is seen flooded in the Elbow Park area of Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Melissa Renwick</p>

A basement office is seen flooded in the Elbow Park area of Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Melissa Renwick

A basement office is seen flooded in the Elbow Park area of Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Melissa Renwick

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<p>Gophers line the city sidewalks after their homes were flooded in the East Village area of Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol</p>

Gophers line the city sidewalks after their homes were flooded in the East Village area of Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

Gophers line the city sidewalks after their homes were flooded in the East Village area of Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

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<p>A lone Canadian Army armored patrol vehicle travels along a road surrounded by flood waters in High River, Alberta, June 23, 2013.  REUTERS/Andy Clark</p>

A lone Canadian Army armored patrol vehicle travels along a road surrounded by flood waters in High River, Alberta, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark

A lone Canadian Army armored patrol vehicle travels along a road surrounded by flood waters in High River, Alberta, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark

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<p>Stephanie Martin helps move cloths out of a flooded house in the Elbow Park area of Calgary, June 22, 2013.  REUTERS/Todd Korol</p>

Stephanie Martin helps move cloths out of a flooded house in the Elbow Park area of Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

Stephanie Martin helps move cloths out of a flooded house in the Elbow Park area of Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

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<p>A woman takes a photo of the flooded East Village in Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol</p>

A woman takes a photo of the flooded East Village in Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

A woman takes a photo of the flooded East Village in Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

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<p>A resident uses plastic garbage bags as boots while heading back to his flooded house in Calgary, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark</p>

A resident uses plastic garbage bags as boots while heading back to his flooded house in Calgary, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark

A resident uses plastic garbage bags as boots while heading back to his flooded house in Calgary, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark

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<p>A vehicle sits in the driveway of a house after the Bow River overflowed its banks into a residential area of Calgary, June 22, 2013.  REUTERS/Andy Clark</p>

A vehicle sits in the driveway of a house after the Bow River overflowed its banks into a residential area of Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark

A vehicle sits in the driveway of a house after the Bow River overflowed its banks into a residential area of Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark

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<p>Warren Cotes pumps water out of his flooded house in the Elbow Park area of Calgary, June 22, 2013.  REUTERS/Todd Korol</p>

Warren Cotes pumps water out of his flooded house in the Elbow Park area of Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

Warren Cotes pumps water out of his flooded house in the Elbow Park area of Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

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<p>An abandoned car sit submerged on a flooded street in the Mission area of Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Melissa Renwick</p>

An abandoned car sit submerged on a flooded street in the Mission area of Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Melissa Renwick

An abandoned car sit submerged on a flooded street in the Mission area of Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Melissa Renwick

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<p>The Bow River overflows its banks into a residential area in Calgary, June 22, 2013. 
REUTERS/Andy Clark</p>

The Bow River overflows its banks into a residential area in Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark

The Bow River overflows its banks into a residential area in Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark

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<p>A vehicle drives down a flooded street in the neighbourhood of Sunnyside in Calgary, June 21, 2013.
REUTERS/Todd Korol</p>

A vehicle drives down a flooded street in the neighbourhood of Sunnyside in Calgary, June 21, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

A vehicle drives down a flooded street in the neighbourhood of Sunnyside in Calgary, June 21, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

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<p>Houses are surrounded by flood waters in High River, south of Calgary June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark</p>

Houses are surrounded by flood waters in High River, south of Calgary June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark

Houses are surrounded by flood waters in High River, south of Calgary June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark

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<p>A church is surrounded by flood waters in High River, south of Calgary June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark</p>

A church is surrounded by flood waters in High River, south of Calgary June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark

A church is surrounded by flood waters in High River, south of Calgary June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark

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<p>Residents pump floodwater from their homes in Calgary, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark</p>

Residents pump floodwater from their homes in Calgary, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark

Residents pump floodwater from their homes in Calgary, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark

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<p>Two men ride their kayak down a flooded street after checking on their house in the community of Bowness in Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol</p>

Two men ride their kayak down a flooded street after checking on their house in the community of Bowness in Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

Two men ride their kayak down a flooded street after checking on their house in the community of Bowness in Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

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<p>Abandoned cars sit submerged on a flooded street in the Mission area of Calgary,  June 22, 2013.  REUTERS/Melissa Renwick</p>

Abandoned cars sit submerged on a flooded street in the Mission area of Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Melissa Renwick

Abandoned cars sit submerged on a flooded street in the Mission area of Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Melissa Renwick

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<p>Jack Rigaux searches for a drain hole in a street in the Elbow Park area of Calgary,  June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Melissa Renwick</p>

Jack Rigaux searches for a drain hole in a street in the Elbow Park area of Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Melissa Renwick

Jack Rigaux searches for a drain hole in a street in the Elbow Park area of Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Melissa Renwick

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<p>Vehicles, either swept away or abandoned during the flooding, line a road after waters receded in High River, south of Calgary, June 23, 2013.
REUTERS/Andy Clark</p>

Vehicles, either swept away or abandoned during the flooding, line a road after waters receded in High River, south of Calgary, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark

Vehicles, either swept away or abandoned during the flooding, line a road after waters receded in High River, south of Calgary, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark

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<p>A pair of ducks swim on a flooded street in Calgary, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark</p>

A pair of ducks swim on a flooded street in Calgary, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark

A pair of ducks swim on a flooded street in Calgary, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Clark

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<p>A police truck patrols a flooded downtown street in Calgary, June 22, 2013. 
REUTERS/Todd Korol</p>

A police truck patrols a flooded downtown street in Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

A police truck patrols a flooded downtown street in Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

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<p>A cyclist pauses as flood waters fill the street in Calgary, June 21, 2013. REUTERS/Melissa Renwick</p>

A cyclist pauses as flood waters fill the street in Calgary, June 21, 2013. REUTERS/Melissa Renwick

A cyclist pauses as flood waters fill the street in Calgary, June 21, 2013. REUTERS/Melissa Renwick

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<p>A woman looks at an abandoned and partially submerged police car after flooding from the Bow River hit the neighbourhood of Sunnyside in Calgary, June 21, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol</p>

A woman looks at an abandoned and partially submerged police car after flooding from the Bow River hit the neighbourhood of Sunnyside in Calgary, June 21, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

A woman looks at an abandoned and partially submerged police car after flooding from the Bow River hit the neighbourhood of Sunnyside in Calgary, June 21, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

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<p>A man longboards through a flooded downtown street in Calgary, Alberta June 21, 2013.   REUTERS/Melissa Renwick</p>

A man longboards through a flooded downtown street in Calgary, Alberta June 21, 2013. REUTERS/Melissa Renwick

A man longboards through a flooded downtown street in Calgary, Alberta June 21, 2013. REUTERS/Melissa Renwick

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<p>Sunnyside residents check out the flooding on Memorial Drive from the rising waters of Bow River in Calgary, Alberta June 21, 2013.   REUTERS/Todd Korol</p>

Sunnyside residents check out the flooding on Memorial Drive from the rising waters of Bow River in Calgary, Alberta June 21, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

Sunnyside residents check out the flooding on Memorial Drive from the rising waters of Bow River in Calgary, Alberta June 21, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

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<p>Cars leave the flooding downtown core as residents were evacuated in Calgary, Alberta June 21, 2013.   REUTERS/Todd Korol</p>

Cars leave the flooding downtown core as residents were evacuated in Calgary, Alberta June 21, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

Cars leave the flooding downtown core as residents were evacuated in Calgary, Alberta June 21, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

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<p>Residents leave the flooding downtown core as new orders evacuating all of downtown were issued in Calgary, Alberta June 21, 2013.   REUTERS/Todd Korol</p>

Residents leave the flooding downtown core as new orders evacuating all of downtown were issued in Calgary, Alberta June 21, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

Residents leave the flooding downtown core as new orders evacuating all of downtown were issued in Calgary, Alberta June 21, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

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<p>Francois Gougeon trips and falls into floodwater while checking on his downtown store on High River's main street in Alberta province June 20, 2013. Gougeon was wet but otherwise uninjured.   REUTERS/Mike Sturk</p>

Francois Gougeon trips and falls into floodwater while checking on his downtown store on High River's main street in Alberta province June 20, 2013. Gougeon was wet but otherwise uninjured. REUTERS/Mike Sturk

Francois Gougeon trips and falls into floodwater while checking on his downtown store on High River's main street in Alberta province June 20, 2013. Gougeon was wet but otherwise uninjured. REUTERS/Mike Sturk

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<p>Cars float in water covering a downtown street in High River, Alberta June 20, 2013.  REUTERS/Stringer</p>

Cars float in water covering a downtown street in High River, Alberta June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

Cars float in water covering a downtown street in High River, Alberta June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Residents are evacuated in a large truck from downtown High River in Alberta province June 20, 2013.   REUTERS/Mike Sturk</p>

Residents are evacuated in a large truck from downtown High River in Alberta province June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Sturk

Residents are evacuated in a large truck from downtown High River in Alberta province June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Sturk

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<p>Two women are rescued from the flooding in a canoe in High River in Alberta province June 20, 2013.    REUTERS/Mike Sturk</p>

Two women are rescued from the flooding in a canoe in High River in Alberta province June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Sturk

Two women are rescued from the flooding in a canoe in High River in Alberta province June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Sturk

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<p>Residents carrying sandbags wade through floodwater in High River in Alberta province June 20, 2013.   REUTERS/Mike Sturk</p>

Residents carrying sandbags wade through floodwater in High River in Alberta province June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Sturk

Residents carrying sandbags wade through floodwater in High River in Alberta province June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Sturk

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<p>Rains pours down as clouds cover the city of Calgary, Alberta June 20, 2013.   REUTERS/Todd Korol</p>

Rains pours down as clouds cover the city of Calgary, Alberta June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

Rains pours down as clouds cover the city of Calgary, Alberta June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

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<p>A police car patrols in the flooded evacuated neighborhood of Sunnyside in Calgary, Alberta June 20, 2013.   REUTERS/Todd Korol</p>

A police car patrols in the flooded evacuated neighborhood of Sunnyside in Calgary, Alberta June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

A police car patrols in the flooded evacuated neighborhood of Sunnyside in Calgary, Alberta June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

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<p>Mike Bradfield and Debra evacuate their home in the neighborhood of Sunnyside in Calgary, Alberta June 20, 2013.   REUTERS/Todd Korol</p>

Mike Bradfield and Debra evacuate their home in the neighborhood of Sunnyside in Calgary, Alberta June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

Mike Bradfield and Debra evacuate their home in the neighborhood of Sunnyside in Calgary, Alberta June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

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<p>A couple looks on as floodwaters rise at a downtown street while evacuating during a mandatory evacuation in Calgary, Alberta June 21, 2013.  REUTERS/Melissa Renwick</p>

A couple looks on as floodwaters rise at a downtown street while evacuating during a mandatory evacuation in Calgary, Alberta June 21, 2013. REUTERS/Melissa Renwick

A couple looks on as floodwaters rise at a downtown street while evacuating during a mandatory evacuation in Calgary, Alberta June 21, 2013. REUTERS/Melissa Renwick

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<p>The Bow River rises as it receives more rain, flooding downtown Calgary, Alberta June 21, 2013.   REUTERS/Todd Korol</p>

The Bow River rises as it receives more rain, flooding downtown Calgary, Alberta June 21, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

The Bow River rises as it receives more rain, flooding downtown Calgary, Alberta June 21, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

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<p>A woman attempts to walk down a flooded downtown street in Calgary, Alberta June 21, 2013.   REUTERS/Melissa Renwick</p>

A woman attempts to walk down a flooded downtown street in Calgary, Alberta June 21, 2013. REUTERS/Melissa Renwick

A woman attempts to walk down a flooded downtown street in Calgary, Alberta June 21, 2013. REUTERS/Melissa Renwick

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