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In pictures: A look back at weather and nature in 2013

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Tammy Holmes, second from left, and her grandchildren, two-year-old Charlotte Walker, left, four-year-old Esther Walker, third from left, nine-year-old Liam Walker, eleven-year-old Matilda, second from right, and six-year-old Caleb Walker, right, take refuge under a jetty as a wildfire rages near-by in the Tasmanian town of Dunalley, east of the state capital of Hobart, Australia

Tim Holmes/AP

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LaTisha Garcia carries her 8-year-old daughter, Jazmin Rodriguez, near Plaza Towers Elementary School after a massive tornado carved its way through Moore, Okla., May 20, 2013, leaving little of the school and neighbourhood.

Sue Ogrocki/ASSOCIATED PRESS

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Survivors stand among debris and ruins of houses destroyed after Super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city in central Philippines November 10, 2013.

ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

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A worker grooms away tracks after an alligator crossed through a sand trap on the 14th hole during the first round of the PGA Tour Zurich Classic golf tournament at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La., Thursday, April 25, 2013.

Gerald Herbert/ASSOCIATED PRESS

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The sun rises in Seaside Heights, N.J., Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, behind the Jet Star Roller Coaster which has been sitting in the ocean after part of the Funtown Pier was destroyed during Superstorm Sandy.

Mel Evans/ASSOCIATED PRESS

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Lazaro Martinez, covered in mud, pauses while searching for his wife and two children after a massive landslide, in the town of La Pintada, Mexico, Friday, Nov. 1, 2013.

Bernandino Hernandez/ASSOCIATED PRESS

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Snow falls at the McGillivray Pass Lodge located in the southern Chilcotin Mountains of British Columbia, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013.

JONATHAN HAYWARD/THE CANADIAN PRESS

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A garden with a swimming pool is inundated by the waters of the Elbe river during floods near Magdeburg in the federal state of Saxony Anhalt, Germany, June 10, 2013.

THOMAS PETER/REUTERS

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The bare feet of a student are pictured below a table in a flooded classroom in Lopang Domba Elementary School in Serang, Indonesia's Banten province November 13, 2013.

BEAWIHARTA/REUTERS

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A destroyed house stands in the midst of fallen trees near Guiuan, Eastern Samar, in central Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan hit the area, November 20, 2013.

EDGAR SU/REUTERS

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Visitors take pictures of tidal waves under the influence of Typhoon Usagi in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China, September 22, 2013.

CHANCE CHAN/REUTERS

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Stephane Sevigny keeps an eye on his daughter Serena, 7, of Yellowknife as they lie down to get a view of Alexandra Falls on the Hay River south of Hay River, Northwest Territories on Tuesday, August 20, 2013.

Sean Kilpatrick/THE CANADIAN PRESS

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A hibiscus flower is seen on an ash-covered plant after a volcano continued to emit volcanic ash, at Mardingding village in Karo district, Indonesia's north Sumatra province November 19, 2013.

RONI BINTANG/REUTERS

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