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April showers: A medley of umbrellas from around the world
Spring is the season of rejuvenation — and lots of rain
Catholic devotees from across the globe take shelter under umbrellas in St. Peter's Square.
Catholic devotees from across the globe take shelter under umbrellas in St. Peter's Square. Franco Origlia/Getty Images
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he cold days of winter are finally over, and spring is upon us! Soon enough, the plants that have gone into hiding will grace us with their green leaves, but not without a little help from Mother Nature. We all know what springtime means: Lots and lots of rain. And with that rain comes umbrellas. So let's embrace the wet season with this colorful medley of umbrellas from around the world:

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Jammu, India (REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta)

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Jerusalem, Israel (REUTERS/Baz Ratner)

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Durban, South Africa (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

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London, England (Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

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Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

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Denver, Colorado (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

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Naples, Italy (REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi)

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Serang, Indonesia (REUTERS/Beawiharta)

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San Diego, California (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

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Munich, Germany (Alexandra Beier/Getty Images)

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Islamabad, Pakistan (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

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London, England (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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Elena Scotti is TheWeek.com's assistant photo editor. She is a photographer and printmaker living in Brooklyn.

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