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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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Much cooler and less humid air is forecast to make its way into the Deep South, including Michael-slammed areas of Florida and Georgia this weekend, before the potential for heavy rain later next week.
Despite Tropical Rainstorm Tara weakening, Mexico remains on high alert as a new tropical threat is expected to develop in the next 24 to 48 hours.
Peak oyster season is right around the corner, starting in November, however the recent destruction of Hurricane Michael is impacting aquaculture farms in Florida.
Cloud-free conditions will allow much of the United States to see this weekend’s Orionid meteor shower, the first major shower of the fall.
The upcoming winter across Europe will feature damaging windstorms, flooding rainfall and unseasonable warmth.
Areas of Texas that have been inundated with flooding downpours since last week will face more heavy rainfall before a needed reprieve this weekend.
A dangerous flooding situation unfolded in south-central Texas Tuesday morning near the town of Llano, as heavy rain exacerbated ongoing river flooding, prompting evacuations and a bridge collapse.