A man paddles on a surfboard to cross the street after heavy rains lashed Buenos Aires, Argentina, on April 2, 2013. A violent storm with torrential rain and powerful wind left five people dead Tuesday in Buenos Aires as it knocked out power, downed trees and damaged homes, officials said. Fernando Sturla/AFP/Getty Images
In the Curve at the Barbican Art Gallery, London a new installation by Random International is set, inviting people to – well, try to get wet. The ‘Rain Room’ is a hundred square meters downpour area, set at the end of a curving corridor and left intentionally dark to emphasize dramatic spotlight effect. Rain, as it should, falls vertically in straight shower lines.
Toronto weather: rainy, dark and gloomy A man shields himself from the rain with an umbrella while walking under a railway bridge in Toronto’s west end Tuesday, September 18, 2012. (Darren Calabrese/National Post)
Photos of the day A couple rests on a seaside promenade during a rain shower in the southern Indian city of Kochi May 29, 2011. India’s annual monsoon rains are expected to arrive on its southern coast around May 31, on schedule, despite expectations of its delayed onset over the Andaman, the India Meteorological Department reported. (Sivaram V./Reuters)