Week of May 31 - Jun 6, 2014 Four-year-old Lane Loftis stands near a grain bin near Craig, Neb., after a severe storm that passed through the region the previous evening. Craig and other cities were pounded by large hail as powerful thunderstorms moved through the Midwest. Julia Nagy/The Omaha World-Herald/Associated Press
DOWNPOUR: A couple tried to hold on to an umbrella flipped inside out on the coast of the Arabian Sea in Mumbai Friday. Annual monsoon rains began two days earlier than usual and have soaked half of India.
WASTE DUMP: A woman washed plastic particles in a river in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday. A large swath of the Buriganga River has turned pitch-black with toxic waste, oil and chemicals flowing into it from industrial units. (Abir Abdullah/European Pressphoto Agency)
A duck swims by window, viewed from inside Anderson Eye Care in downtown Grand Rapids, Mich., as the Grand River crests at an all-time high of feet, feet above the record set in Previous water levels can be seen marked on the wall.