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<p>A woman is rescued from flood waters by a resident standing on top of her car during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis</p>

A woman is rescued from flood waters by a resident standing on top of her car during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

A woman is rescued from flood waters by a resident standing on top of her car during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

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<p>A woman stuck in her car is rescued from flood waters by a resident during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis</p>

A woman stuck in her car is rescued from flood waters by a resident during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

A woman stuck in her car is rescued from flood waters by a resident during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

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<p>A woman stuck in her car is rescued from flood waters by residents during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis</p>

A woman stuck in her car is rescued from flood waters by residents during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

A woman stuck in her car is rescued from flood waters by residents during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

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<p>A woman stuck in her car is rescued from flood waters by residents during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis</p>

A woman stuck in her car is rescued from flood waters by residents during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

A woman stuck in her car is rescued from flood waters by residents during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

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<p>A woman stuck in her car is rescued from flood waters by residents during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013 REUTERS/John Kolesidis</p>

A woman stuck in her car is rescued from flood waters by residents during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013 REUTERS/John Kolesidis

A woman stuck in her car is rescued from flood waters by residents during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013 REUTERS/John Kolesidis

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<p>A woman stuck in her car is rescued from flood waters by residents during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013 REUTERS/John Kolesidis</p>

A woman stuck in her car is rescued from flood waters by residents during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013 REUTERS/John Kolesidis

A woman stuck in her car is rescued from flood waters by residents during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013 REUTERS/John Kolesidis

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<p>A woman stuck in her car is rescued from flood waters by residents during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis</p>

A woman stuck in her car is rescued from flood waters by residents during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

A woman stuck in her car is rescued from flood waters by residents during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

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<p>A woman is rescued from flood waters by residents during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis</p>

A woman is rescued from flood waters by residents during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

A woman is rescued from flood waters by residents during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

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<p>A woman is rescued from flood waters by residents during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis</p>

A woman is rescued from flood waters by residents during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

A woman is rescued from flood waters by residents during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

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<p>Damaged cars are seen following heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis</p>

Damaged cars are seen following heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

Damaged cars are seen following heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

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