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July 24, 2009
Weather in July
Summer weather can be as beautiful as it is dangerous. From triple digit temperatures in Arizona in the U.S., to hail storms in Switzerland, here's a look at some of the fascinating weather pictures made in July by photographers around the world. (20 images)

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A rainbow is seen over a medieval castle in Mir, Belarus, 60 miles west of Minsk, Thursday, July 2. AP / Sergei Grits


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A fisherman in his boat is seen early morning before a sunrise at the Black Sea coast near the town of Varna, east of the Bulgarian capital Sofia, Thursday, July, 9. AP / Petar Petrov



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Flashes of lighting illuminate the sky over Pula, Croatia, Friday, July 10. AP / Darko Bandic



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People gather at the beach near the U.S.-Mexico border fence in Tijuana, Mexico, Thursday, July 2. AP / Guillermo Arias



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Israelis cross the main street of the the Israeli coastal city of Netanya, during sunset, Friday, July 3. AP / Muhammed Muheisen



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The sun sets as dairy cows stand under water misters Thursday, July 9, in Gilbert, Ariz. Weekend highs are exptected to reach the mid 110's. AP / Matt York



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A horse pulled cart passes by a sunflower field outside Bucharest, Romania, Saturday afternoon July 4. AP / Vadim Ghirda



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After a relentless stretch of dreary weather the sun makes a dramatic return to Maine, rising east of Ram Island Ledge Light at the mouth of Portland Harbor, Thursday, July 9. AP / Robert F. Bukaty



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Participants cross the Waal river near Nijmegen, Netherlands, on July 21, at the start of the 93rd Nijmegen four-day walk, comprising 41,205 people from 64 countries. Participants can pick walking distances of either 30, 40 or 50 kilometers. AFP / Getty Images / Vincent Jannink



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A Belarussian man fishes from a boat on the Berezina river near 100 kms north of Minsk in the village of Belino on July 19. Fishing is a popular year-round pasttime in Belarus. AFP/ Getty Images / Viktor Drachev



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A woman tries to clear her garden in Les Esserts near Lausanne, on July 23. A strong hail storm hit western Switzerland in the afternoon. AFP / Getty Images / Fabrice Coffrini



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Rescue workers help commuters off a trolleybus caught in flood waters after a rain storm in central Minsk, Belarus, Friday, July 24. AP / Sergei Grits



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In this photo released by China's Xinhua news agency rescuers search for missing people at the scene of a mud-rock flow in Shelian Village of Kangding County, southwest China's Sichuan province, on Friday July 24. The landslide triggered by heavy rain hit a county in southwestern China's Sichuan province early Thursday, killing at least four people and leaving 50 others missing, state media said. AP / Jiang Hongjing



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A Pakistani family is seen in their house flooded by rain water in Karachi, Pakistan on Sunday, July 19. Officials say heavy rainfall in Pakistan's largest city has left at least 15 people dead and cut off electricity. AP / Fareed Khan



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Mystic Aquarium, in Mystic, Conn. employee, Emily McCabe attempts to move a visitor's flooded car to a dry area of the aquarium's parking lot on Wednesday July 1. McCabe was one of dozens of employees who spent several hours helping visitors retrieve their cars, some of which were more than half submerged in rain and drainage water after a rainstorm. ( AP / The Day / Tucker Walsh



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Cinders fly in the air as a member of the fire brigade of Belchite works to fight the fire in Andorra early on July 23, near Teruel. Some 500 people were battling on July 22 a wind-fuelled wildfire in northeastern Spain which claimed the lives of four firefighters and seriously injured two others, Defence Minister Carme Chacon said. AFP / Getty Images / Pedro Armestre



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Tubers float down the cool waters of the Comal River in New Braunfels, Texas, Friday, July 3. The high temperature for Friday is 100. AP / Eric Gay



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Kashmiri children play with water on a hot summer day in Srinagar, India, Sunday, July 19. AP / Mukhtar Khan



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Chinese residents jump into the Yangtze river to cool off from the Summer heat in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province on July 19. China is bracing for extreme weather, with strong gales and scorching heat in recent weeks serving as harbingers of disasters to come. AFP / Getty Images



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A fisherman sails on the Ice Fjord of Ilulissat, Greenland which remains stuck gigantic by icebergs, on July 3. Greenland's Ilulissat glacier, which has become a symbol of climate change, lost 60 square miles of surface area between 2001 and 2005 due to global warming, according to a U.S. study published last year.AFP / Getty Images / Slim Allague



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