28 October 2011 11:37 | By MSN News
In pictures: the week in wild, wet weather

Nigeria



People walk along flooded streets after a heavy downpour in Ikorodu, a city itself just outside of Nigeria's capital Lagos (© AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
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  • Factories submerged in floodwaters at the Rojana industrial district in Ayutthaya, central Thailand (© AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
  • A woman floats on a tube through floodwaters in Bangkok (© AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
  • Thai residents wade through floodwaters to buy food at a hypermarket in Bangkok (© AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
  • A Thai Airways' aircraft is parked at the flooded maintenance centre in Don Mueang airport in Bangkok, Thailand (© AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
  • Car wrecks are covered with mud in the small town of Monterosso in the Italian north-western region of Liguria (© AP Photo/Massimo Pinca)
  • Furniture covered with mud is seen in a street of Borghetto Di Vara, in the Italian north-western region of Liguria (© AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
  • People walk along flooded streets after a heavy downpour in Ikorodu, a city itself just outside of Nigeria's capital Lagos (© AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
  • Bola Lawal, 65-year-old, right, sits outside his flooded house with his family after a heavy downpour in Ikorodu, Nigeria (© AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
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People walk along flooded streets after a heavy downpour in Ikorodu, a city itself just outside of Nigeria's capital Lagos. Seasonal rains have caused rivers to break their banks this week, raising the risk of cholera and disease as government appears unable to cope with the flooding.

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