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A volcanic eruption caused chaos in the Philippines this week.
Nearly 90,000 people have been directly impacted as Mount Mayon in Albay province, around 200 miles from Manila, continued to spew lava and ash during the week.
Several violent eruptions from Monday into Tuesday dispersed ash on the villages of Camalig and Guinobatan, according to the Associated Press.
Heavy rain also resulted in flooding and volcanic landslides, called lahars.
The Seine River, which runs through Paris, crested early this week after torrential rain fell in the region. Flooding inundated roads, railways and walking paths along the river.
In total, flooding across France has caused damage in 242 towns along the Seine and its tributaries in recent weeks, according to the AP.
Monday's crest of 5.86 meters (19.23 feet) on Monday fell just short of levels recorded during the June 2016 flooding.
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Heavy snow in Tehran, Iran's capital, forced schools and airports to close at the start of the week, the AP reported.
According to the AP, state radio reported that some cars were stranded on snowy roads for hours. Mohammad Ali Najafi, Tehran's mayor, urged residents on Twitter to shake snow from tree branches.
It was the first snowfall of the season in Tehran. More than a foot of snow was reported at Mehrabad International Airport on Sunday.
Punxsutawney Phil made his annual declaration this year, signaling six more weeks of winter.
The groundhog was surrounded by the "Inner Circle" of event organizers and upholders of the century-old tradition in central Pennsylvania.
A rare lunar trifecta unfolded early Wednesday when a lunar eclipse coincided with a super moon and blue moon for the first time in 150 years.
Skywatchers in the Central and Western states were able to view a total lunar eclipse, although people in parts of the central United States did not see the the entire 76 minutes of totality.
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Showers and thunderstorms will congregate over the southeastern United States into the weekend, elevating the risk of flash flooding and outdoor disruptions.
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Prior to the arrival of much cooler and less humid air at midweek, thunderstorms packing torrential downpours and locally damaging winds will rattle the northeastern United States into Tuesday evening.
More than 1,450 emergency personnel are still working to contain the massive wildfire near California’s Yosemite National Park that took a deadly turn over the weekend.
Rounds of thunderstorms packing torrential rain and gusty winds will erupt along a temperature contrast zone across the Great Plains through the middle of this week.
A lightning strike can result in a cardiac arrest and death, and the most lightning strikes occur during warm summer months when people are outside enjoying the weather.
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After passing over Hainan, Tropical Storm Son-tinh has its sights set on China and northern parts of Vietnam and Laos in the coming days.