PHOTOS: Landslides, Flooding And Thunderstorms

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Lightning illuminates thunderclouds above the Wadden Sea islands Vlieland and Terschelling seen from Roptazijl in Friesland, The Netherlands,on August 6, 2013. (CATRINUS VAN DER VEEN/AFP/Getty Images)

 

DENVER, CO – AUGUST 10: Lightning stikes as a storm cell delays the start of the game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on August 10, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. Fans were evacuated from the upper deck due to the danger from the lightning. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

 

Lightning strikes over San Pietro mountain, close from Ajaccio, in the French Mediterranean Island of Corsica, on August 9, 2013. (PASCAL POCHARD-CASABIANCA/AFP/Getty Images)

 

A village is covered by mudslide after heavy rain, in Semboku city, Akita prefecture, northern Japan, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013. Torrential rain triggered severe floods and mudslides in parts of northern Japan – leaving at least three people dead, officials said on Saturday. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

 

Ken VanDyke walks past a large puddle on Park Avenue in downtown Manitou Springs, Colo. Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013. Friday’s torrential rains swept mud, boulders and other debris from the burn scar down U.S. 24, washing away vehicles and damaging several homes and businesses in the area. (AP Photo/The Colorado Springs Gazette, Michael Ciaglo)

 

Timberline Baptist Church Pastor Dan Parton walks through the basement of his church, damaged by flood waters, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013 in Manitou Springs, Colo. Friday’s torrential rains swept mud, boulders and other debris from the burn scar down U.S. 24, washing away vehicles and damaging several homes and businesses in the area. (AP Photo/The Colorado Springs Gazette, Michael Ciaglo)

 

A firefighter walks up Canon Avenue after another flash flood hit the area, Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 in Manitou, Colo. A mudslide has closed U.S. 24 between Cascade and Manitou Springs, and flash flooding in Manitou Springs is stranding vehicles in high, fast-moving water. (AP Photo/The Colorado Springs Gazette, Michael Ciaglo)

 

Volunteer rescuer Jesse Rochette searches the Fountain Creek flood waters for anyone trapped or stranded as another flash flood washes off the Waldo Canyon burn scar, Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 in Manitou, Colo. A mudslide has closed U.S. 24 between Cascade and Manitou Springs, and flash flooding in Manitou Springs is stranding vehicles in high, fast-moving water. (AP Photo/The Colorado Springs Gazette, Michael Ciaglo)

 

Residents watch the rising water of the Neosho River near Iola, Kan., Friday, Aug. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

 

An Indian woman rides a scooter through a flooded street in Jammu, India, Friday, Aug. 9, 2013. The monsoon rains which usually hit India from June to September are crucial for farmers whose crops feed hundreds of millions of people. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

 

Water rises to the doors from a theater and former hotel in downtown Newburg, Mo. fromthe overtopping of Little Piney Creek on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013. Gov. Jay Nixon has ordered the Missouri National Guard to help with flooding in south-central Missouri. The governor’s office says 50 military policemen will help out in the affected areas. Nixon declared a state of emergency Tuesday after heavy rains caused flash flooding and at least one death in the Waynesville area. The Missouri Department of Transportation closed sections of Interstate 44 south of Rolla and U.S. 63 in Maries County after about 6 inches of rain fell Wednesday morning. Several homes were evacuated in the Phelps County town of Newburg. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Robert Cohen)

 

MoDot workers and a Missouri state trooper watch over Interstate 44 near Jerome, Mo., where the confluence of the Gasconade River and Little Piney Creek shut down the interstate on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013. Gov. Jay Nixon has ordered the Missouri National Guard to help with flooding in south-central Missouri. The governor’s office says 50 military policemen will help out in the affected areas. Nixon declared a state of emergency Tuesday after heavy rains caused flash flooding and at least one death in the Waynesville area. The Missouri Department of Transportation closed sections of Interstate 44 south of Rolla and U.S. 63 in Maries County after about 6 inches of rain fell Wednesday morning. Several homes were evacuated in the Phelps County town of Newburg. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Robert Cohen)

 

Pakistani men cross a flooded street during a heavy monsoon rain in Quetta on August 6, 2013. Monsoon rain and floods have killed at least 58 people across Pakistan and affected tens of thousands of others, officials said, warning of more rain to come. (BANARAS KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)

 

In this Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 photo, a Sudanese man wades his way through flood water in Khartoum, Sudan. Heavy rains this week have flooded roads in the capital Khartoum and other parts of the country. (AP Photo/Abd Raouf)

 

Commuters ride home on rain drenched streets as heavy thunderstorms continue to hit Beijing on August 11, 2013. A man was killed after being struck by lightning in the city and flights were delayed as China continues to experience extreme weather during the summer. (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

 

Lightning strikes over San Pietro mountain, close from Ajaccio, in the French Mediterranean Island of Corsica, on August 9, 2013. (PASCAL POCHARD-CASABIANCA/AFP/Getty Images)

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