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Amazon River flooding

A man looks on from his house in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 150,000 people were affected in the State with strong rains. Picture taken on May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly       TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

A man looks on from his house in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 150,000 people were...more

A man looks on from his house in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 150,000 people were affected in the State with strong rains. Picture taken on May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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Cattle are seen in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with strong rains. Picture taken on May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Cattle are seen in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State...more

Cattle are seen in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with strong rains. Picture taken on May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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Residents play soccer in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 27, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with strong rains. Picture taken on May 27, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Residents play soccer in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 27, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the...more

Residents play soccer in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 27, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with strong rains. Picture taken on May 27, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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View of a flooded street by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with strong rains. Picture taken on May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

View of a flooded street by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with...more

View of a flooded street by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with strong rains. Picture taken on May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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A resident leaves a Bradesco bank in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with strong rains. Picture taken on May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

A resident leaves a Bradesco bank in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were...more

A resident leaves a Bradesco bank in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with strong rains. Picture taken on May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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Children paddle their canoe in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 27, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with strong rains.  Picture taken on May 27, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Children paddle their canoe in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 27, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected...more

Children paddle their canoe in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 27, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with strong rains. Picture taken on May 27, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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A woman is seen in front of a church in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 27, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with strong rains. Picture taken on May 27, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

A woman is seen in front of a church in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 27, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were...more

A woman is seen in front of a church in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 27, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with strong rains. Picture taken on May 27, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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Children look on from their house in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 27, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 150,000 people were affected in the State with strong rains. Picture taken on May 27, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Children look on from their house in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 27, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 150,000 people were...more

Children look on from their house in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 27, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 150,000 people were affected in the State with strong rains. Picture taken on May 27, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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A man walks in hospital flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with strong rains.  Picture taken on May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

A man walks in hospital flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State...more

A man walks in hospital flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with strong rains. Picture taken on May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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Residents paddle their canoe in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with strong rains.  Picture taken on May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Residents paddle their canoe in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected...more

Residents paddle their canoe in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with strong rains. Picture taken on May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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Residents paddle their canoe in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 27, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with strong rains.  Picture taken on May 27, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Residents paddle their canoe in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 27, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected...more

Residents paddle their canoe in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 27, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with strong rains. Picture taken on May 27, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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View of a flooded area by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with strong rains.  Picture taken on May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

View of a flooded area by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with strong...more

View of a flooded area by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with strong rains. Picture taken on May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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A man is pictured in his boat in front a church in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with strong rains. Picture taken on May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

A man is pictured in his boat in front a church in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615...more

A man is pictured in his boat in front a church in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with strong rains. Picture taken on May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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A view of a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with strong rains. Picture taken on May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

A view of a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with...more

A view of a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil May 28, 2015. According to the state Civil Defense, more than 237,615 people were affected in the State with strong rains. Picture taken on May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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