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13 Photos That Prove The Rain Can't Beat The Notting Hill Carnival

Rain? Rain schmain.

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1. Well, the heavens opened on the Notting Hill Carnival today.

Notting Hill Carnival チラ見したが、雨で寒くて可哀想…

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Notting Hill Carnival チラ見したが、雨で寒くて可哀想…

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2. But everyone stoically – Britishly – remained resolutely chipper in the face of the bad weather.

@standardnews #Pictures Revellers party in the rain on day two of #NottingHillCarnival http://t.co/Epapxf2EfC

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@standardnews #Pictures Revellers party in the rain on day two of #NottingHillCarnival http://t.co/Epapxf2EfC

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3. These drummers clearly thought a little rain never hurt anyone.

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4. This lady: a shining symbol of British indomitability.

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5. This float: damp but delightful.

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6. This lady: half-glam, half-utilitarian, and ALL BRILLIANT.

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7. This brave soul: unflappable during the downpour.

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8. These ladies: soaked but still smiling.

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9. These ladies: drenched from their feathers to their silver boots, and LOVING IT.

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10. These police...people: damp but not defeated.

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11. In all, everyone seemed to have a wonderful time despite the plummeting temperatures and rain-soaked streets.

RT: "@NellBryden: A very wet Notting Hill Carnival from our warm and dry living room window #NottingHillCarnival"

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RT: "@NellBryden: A very wet Notting Hill Carnival from our warm and dry living room window #NottingHillCarnival"

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12. I mean, look at this chap.

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13. Well, almost everyone.

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Nice try, rain. You can fall if you like but we'll keep dancing.

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Anything else just wouldn't be British.