Floodwater in a village in Morigaon district of northeastern Assam state, India.

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Indian villagers use a bamboo structure to traverse floodwater in a village in Morigaon district of northeastern Assam state, India. The death toll from three days of flooding and torrential rain in Nepal and India rose to more than 180 people as relief teams sent food, tents and medicine to prevent any outbreaks of disease.

A lemon shark bears its razor sharp teeth

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A lemon shark bears its razor sharp teeth just moments before devouring fish bait off Jupiter, Florida. Wildlife photographer John Chapa, 41, has taken jaw-dropping images while swimming just inches away from sharks. For a fee of $100, John dives with brave tourists and captures the up close and personal experiences they have while feeding sharks.

Ice bucket challenge outside a shopping center in Bangkok, Thailand

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Dozens of Thais douse themselves during an ice bucket challenge outside a shopping center in Bangkok, Thailand. The event was held to raise money for the Thai Red Cross and the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Society.

The world’s largest turban

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Devout Sikh, Avtar Singh Mauni, is the proud owner of the world’s largest turban. The holy man’s impressive headgear weighs a hefty 100lbs and measures in at a staggering 645m when unwrapped – the same length as 13 Olympic-sized swimming pools. The 60-year-old has been regularly adding to it for the past 16 years and it can take him up to six hours to put it on. Its size is yet to be officially verified – but if proved correct it would overtake current Guinness World Record Holder, Major Singh, whose turban measured 400m.

A surfer rides a wave at ‘The Wedge’ on Newport Beach, California

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A surfer rides a wave at ‘The Wedge’ on Newport Beach, California. Southern California beach goers experienced much higher than normal surf brought on by Hurricane Marie spinning off the coast of Mexico.

HMS Illustrious decommissioning ceremony in Portsmouth

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Company of the HMS Illustrious stand in formation during her decommissioning ceremony in Portsmouth. The HMS Illustrious was the last of the Royal Navy’s Invincible class aircraft carriers, and is to be replaced by HMS Ocean after serving for 32 years. The ship is to be sold with the condition that the buyer must keep HMS Illustrious in the UK.