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A woman walks past overturned cars in Draguignan, France, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Regional authorities in southeastern France say at least a dozen people have been killed and many are missing in the aftermath of flash floods that followed powerful rainstorms. Unusually heavy rains recently in the Var region have transformed streets into muddy rivers that swept up trees, cars and other objects. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

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The River Artuby floods Draguignan, France, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Regional authorities in southeastern France say at least a dozen people have been killed and many are missing in the aftermath of flash floods that followed powerful rainstorms. Unusually heavy rains recently in the Var region have transformed streets into muddy rivers that swept up trees, cars and other objects. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

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Residents try to save a sports car from flooding near Draguignan, France, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Regional authorities in southeastern France say more than a dozen people have been killed and many are missing in the aftermath of flash floods that followed powerful rainstorms. Unusually heavy rains recently in the Var region have transformed streets into muddy rivers that swept up trees, cars and other objects. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

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A fireman helps an elderly woman on a flooded road in Draguignan, France, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Regional authorities in southeastern France say more than a dozen people have been killed and many are missing in the aftermath of flash floods that followed powerful rainstorms. Unusually heavy rains recently in the Var region have transformed streets into muddy rivers that swept up trees, cars and other objects. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

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Regional authorities in southeastern France say more than a dozen people have been killed and many are missing in the aftermath of flash floods that followed powerful rainstorms. Unusually heavy rains recently in the Var region have transformed streets into muddy rivers that swept up trees, cars and other objects. This flooded street is in Draguignan, France. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

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A man takes pictures of piled-up cars in Draguignan, France, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Regional authorities in southeastern France say more than a dozen people have been killed and many are missing in the aftermath of flash floods that followed powerful rainstorms. Unusually heavy rains recently in the Var region have transformed streets into muddy rivers that swept up trees, cars and other objects. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

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Residents walk past a pile of cars in Trans en Provence, France, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010, after floods. Regional authorities in southeastern France say more than a dozen people have been killed and many are missing in the aftermath of flash floods that followed powerful rainstorms. Unusually heavy rains recently in the Var region have transformed streets into muddy rivers that swept up trees, cars and other objects. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

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Residents walk past an overturned car on a street in Draguignan, France, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Regional authorities in southeastern France say more than a dozen people have been killed and many are missing in the aftermath of flash floods that followed powerful rainstorms. Unusually heavy rains recently in the Var region have transformed streets into muddy rivers that swept up trees, cars and other objects. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

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A goose walks through a street of Draguignan, France, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Regional authorities in southeastern France say more than a dozen people have been killed and many are missing in the aftermath of flash floods that followed powerful rainstorms. Unusually heavy rains recently in the Var region have transformed streets into muddy rivers that swept up trees, cars and other objects. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

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Residents salvage belongings along a street in Draguignan, France, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Regional authorities in southeastern France say at least a dozen people have been killed and many are missing in the aftermath of flash floods that followed powerful rainstorms. Unusually heavy rains recently in the Var region have transformed streets into muddy rivers that swept up trees, cars and other objects. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

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A woman photographs a camp site in Le Muy, France, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010, after floods. Regional authorities in southeastern France say more than a dozen people have been killed and many are still missing in the aftermath of flash floods that followed powerful rainstorms. Unusually heavy rains recently in the Var region have transformed streets into muddy rivers that swept up trees, cars and other objects. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

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Residents react in a street in Draguignan, France, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010, after floods. Regional authorities in southeastern France say more than a dozen people have been killed and many are missing in the aftermath of flash floods that followed powerful rainstorms. Unusually heavy rains recently in the Var region have transformed streets into muddy rivers that swept up trees, cars and other objects. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

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Josette Ranpont cleans up her home in Draguignan, France, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010, after floods. Regional authorities in southeastern France say more than a dozen people have been killed and many are missing in the aftermath of flash floods that followed powerful rainstorms. Unusually heavy rains recently in the Var region have transformed streets into muddy rivers that swept up trees, cars and other objects. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

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** FILE ** Vessels operate near the Q4000 drilling rig at the site of the Deepwater Horizon well in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, June 13, 2010. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

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A construction worker prepares to load crushed stone into a concrete mixer in the backdrop of a hot midday sun, in New Delhi, India, Sunday, May 23, 2010. According to officials of the India Meteorological Department a heat wave is sweeping over north India. The minimum temperature in New Delhi was recorded at 30.7 degrees Celsius (87.2 degrees Fahrenheit) early in the day and the maximum temperature may touch 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit) Sunday. According to a new report out June 15, 2010, worldwide it was the warmest May on record since 1880. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)

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Oklahoma Highway Patrol officers and Oklahoma City firefighters search for people stranded by flood waters in Oklahoma City after heavy rain hit the area on Monday, June 14, 2010. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)

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An Oklahoma City Fire Department rescue crew takes two boys and their dog to high ground in Edmond, Okla., after flood waters inundated a number of homes in the area on Monday, June 14, 2010. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Paul Hellstern)

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Rescuer workers find a body covered in mud at the site of a massive landslide triggered by heavy rains in Pengta Town, Kangding County, Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in southwest China's Sichuan province on Tuesday, June 15, 2010. The landslide occurred at a construction site of a hydroelectric dam early Tuesday morning after heavy rains, the official Xinhua News Agency reported. It said 23 workers were killed and seven wounded when part of a mountain gave way and buried the site. Four workers managed to escape unharmed. (AP Photo)

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Rescuers work at the site of a massive landslide triggered by heavy rains in Pengta Town, Kangding County, Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in southwest China's Sichuan province on Tuesday, June 15, 2010. The landslide occurred at a construction site of a hydroelectric dam early Tuesday morning after heavy rains, the official Xinhua News Agency reported. It said workers were killed and wounded when part of a mountain gave way and buried the site. Four workers managed to escape unharmed. (AP Photo)

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Chinese rescuers work to pull up a bus devoured by the flash floods in Nanping, in eastern China's Fujian province, on Tuesday, June 15, 2010. At least 24 people are missing after flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains engulfed two vehicles, according to state media. (AP Photo)