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<p>A woman stuck in her car reacts as flood waters gush past her during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens February 22, 2013.   REUTERS/John Kolesidis</p>

A woman stuck in her car reacts as flood waters gush past her during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

A woman stuck in her car reacts as flood waters gush past her during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

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<p>A boy throws a snow ball in the air as snow begins to accumulate in the theater district in Boston, Massachusetts February 8, 2013.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder</p>

A boy throws a snow ball in the air as snow begins to accumulate in the theater district in Boston, Massachusetts February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A boy throws a snow ball in the air as snow begins to accumulate in the theater district in Boston, Massachusetts February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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<p>A minibus drives along an ice road across the Lena river, outside Yakutsk in the Republic of Sakha, northeast Russia, January 19, 2013.   REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov</p>

A minibus drives along an ice road across the Lena river, outside Yakutsk in the Republic of Sakha, northeast Russia, January 19, 2013. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A minibus drives along an ice road across the Lena river, outside Yakutsk in the Republic of Sakha, northeast Russia, January 19, 2013. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

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<p>A car drives through the snow at night near Vostochnaya meteorological station, some 500 km northeast of Yakutsk in the Republic of Sakha, northeast Russia, January 20, 2013.   REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov</p>

A car drives through the snow at night near Vostochnaya meteorological station, some 500 km northeast of Yakutsk in the Republic of Sakha, northeast Russia, January 20, 2013. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A car drives through the snow at night near Vostochnaya meteorological station, some 500 km northeast of Yakutsk in the Republic of Sakha, northeast Russia, January 20, 2013. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

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<p>A man watches waves crash against a lighthouse in the northern Spanish village of Viavelez February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

A man watches waves crash against a lighthouse in the northern Spanish village of Viavelez February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

A man watches waves crash against a lighthouse in the northern Spanish village of Viavelez February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Rafael Cabrera-Bello of Spain warms up on the driving range during the weather delayed first round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship golf tourament in Marana, Arizona, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Ralph Freso</p>

Rafael Cabrera-Bello of Spain warms up on the driving range during the weather delayed first round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship golf tourament in Marana, Arizona, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Ralph Freso

Rafael Cabrera-Bello of Spain warms up on the driving range during the weather delayed first round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship golf tourament in Marana, Arizona, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Ralph Freso

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<p>Rain clouds are seen above a commercial building in Sao Paulo February 19, 2013. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker</p>

Rain clouds are seen above a commercial building in Sao Paulo February 19, 2013. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Rain clouds are seen above a commercial building in Sao Paulo February 19, 2013. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

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<p>Stalled vehicles are seen during a blizzard as traffic comes to a standstill on the I-635 in Kansas City, Kansas, February 21, 2013. 
REUTERS/Dave Kaup</p>

Stalled vehicles are seen during a blizzard as traffic comes to a standstill on the I-635 in Kansas City, Kansas, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Dave Kaup

Stalled vehicles are seen during a blizzard as traffic comes to a standstill on the I-635 in Kansas City, Kansas, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Dave Kaup

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<p>A woman walks during the arrival of a winter storm from the skyline of New York's Lower Manhattan, in Exchange Place, New Jersey, February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz</p>

A woman walks during the arrival of a winter storm from the skyline of New York's Lower Manhattan, in Exchange Place, New Jersey, February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A woman walks during the arrival of a winter storm from the skyline of New York's Lower Manhattan, in Exchange Place, New Jersey, February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

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<p>Thijs Glas admires icicles on frozen branches in the private area of the nursery garden in Heerhugowaard February 23, 2013.  REUTERS/Paul Vreeker/United Photos</p>

Thijs Glas admires icicles on frozen branches in the private area of the nursery garden in Heerhugowaard February 23, 2013. REUTERS/Paul Vreeker/United Photos

Thijs Glas admires icicles on frozen branches in the private area of the nursery garden in Heerhugowaard February 23, 2013. REUTERS/Paul Vreeker/United Photos

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<p>A woman wearing a plastic bag over her head rides along a street against wind on a hazy day in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, February 28, 2013.  REUTERS/China Daily</p>

A woman wearing a plastic bag over her head rides along a street against wind on a hazy day in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, February 28, 2013. REUTERS/China Daily

A woman wearing a plastic bag over her head rides along a street against wind on a hazy day in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, February 28, 2013. REUTERS/China Daily

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<p>A man takes pictures during stormy weather at Portstewart Harbour on the north Antrim coast, Northern Ireland February 4, 2013. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton</p>

A man takes pictures during stormy weather at Portstewart Harbour on the north Antrim coast, Northern Ireland February 4, 2013. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A man takes pictures during stormy weather at Portstewart Harbour on the north Antrim coast, Northern Ireland February 4, 2013. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>The waters of the Seine River flow out of its banks at the tip of the Ile Saint Louis after days of rainy weather, in Paris February 8, 2013.  REUTERS/Charles Platiau</p>

The waters of the Seine River flow out of its banks at the tip of the Ile Saint Louis after days of rainy weather, in Paris February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

The waters of the Seine River flow out of its banks at the tip of the Ile Saint Louis after days of rainy weather, in Paris February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

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<p>Tourists hold umbrellas in the Plaza Mayor during snowfall in Madrid, February 27, 2013.  REUTERS/Paul Hanna</p>

Tourists hold umbrellas in the Plaza Mayor during snowfall in Madrid, February 27, 2013. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Tourists hold umbrellas in the Plaza Mayor during snowfall in Madrid, February 27, 2013. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

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<p>Smog is seen on an illuminated ski slope of the northern mountain resort of Alpes de Cermis in Val di Fiemme February 24, 2013.  REUTERS/Yves Herman</p>

Smog is seen on an illuminated ski slope of the northern mountain resort of Alpes de Cermis in Val di Fiemme February 24, 2013. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Smog is seen on an illuminated ski slope of the northern mountain resort of Alpes de Cermis in Val di Fiemme February 24, 2013. REUTERS/Yves Herman

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<p>Vehicles make their way through a ground blizzard on a highway leading to Denver, Colorado with the city skyline barely seen in the background January 30, 2013.  REUTERS/Rick Wilking</p>

Vehicles make their way through a ground blizzard on a highway leading to Denver, Colorado with the city skyline barely seen in the background January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Vehicles make their way through a ground blizzard on a highway leading to Denver, Colorado with the city skyline barely seen in the background January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

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<p>A man gestures as he wades through floodwater in his house in Murtino, 180 km east of Skopje February 27, 2013. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski</p>

A man gestures as he wades through floodwater in his house in Murtino, 180 km east of Skopje February 27, 2013. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

A man gestures as he wades through floodwater in his house in Murtino, 180 km east of Skopje February 27, 2013. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

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<p>People clear snow during heavy snowfall in Ottawa February 27, 2013.    REUTERS/Chris Wattie</p>

People clear snow during heavy snowfall in Ottawa February 27, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

People clear snow during heavy snowfall in Ottawa February 27, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

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<p>A New York City water taxi makes its way through wind and snow under the Brooklyn Bridge in New York, February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Keith Bedford</p>

A New York City water taxi makes its way through wind and snow under the Brooklyn Bridge in New York, February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

A New York City water taxi makes its way through wind and snow under the Brooklyn Bridge in New York, February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

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<p>A man shovels snow in Copley Square during a blizzard in Boston, Massachusetts February 9, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

A man shovels snow in Copley Square during a blizzard in Boston, Massachusetts February 9, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

A man shovels snow in Copley Square during a blizzard in Boston, Massachusetts February 9, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>A man rides down a hill on a toboggan, chased by his dog in Central Park in New York February 9, 2013.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri</p>

A man rides down a hill on a toboggan, chased by his dog in Central Park in New York February 9, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A man rides down a hill on a toboggan, chased by his dog in Central Park in New York February 9, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>A woman braves the wind as she walks along New Brighton beach near Liverpool, northern England February 6, 2013.   REUTERS/Phil Noble</p>

A woman braves the wind as she walks along New Brighton beach near Liverpool, northern England February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Phil Noble

A woman braves the wind as she walks along New Brighton beach near Liverpool, northern England February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Phil Noble

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<p>A snowmobile and cars drive along the frozen Yenisei River in the taiga area some 52 km (32 miles) south of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, February 4, 2013.  REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin</p>

A snowmobile and cars drive along the frozen Yenisei River in the taiga area some 52 km (32 miles) south of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, February 4, 2013. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

A snowmobile and cars drive along the frozen Yenisei River in the taiga area some 52 km (32 miles) south of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, February 4, 2013. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

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<p>A tree stands in a misty snow-covered field near Bossingham, south east England February 11,  2013.  REUTERS/Luke MacGregor</p>

A tree stands in a misty snow-covered field near Bossingham, south east England February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

A tree stands in a misty snow-covered field near Bossingham, south east England February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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