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There are more showers on the way for some but by the weekend there is some respite
The skies above Eastbourne were lit up for about an hour.
A wet outfield has delayed play at Edgbaston for South Africa v New Zealand.
The heavy rain is hurting businesses that depend on good weather - is there any sign of sunnier outlook ahead?
Chennai's severe water shortage has forced restaurants to shut and the city to scramble for solutions.
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