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November 4, 2017

A Rare Rainy Day

Two farmers work in their corn field on Cape Verde, off the western coast of Africa. Rain is a rare occurrence on these islands, so when Hurricane Fred brought heavy rains in 2015, it boosted crop growth and refilled rivers. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Roger Serrasqueiro, National Geographic Your Shot

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