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National Park Service workers spread salt on the icy steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. A heavy snowstorm and dangerously cold conditions gripped the northeastern United States on Friday. Read more
Waves crash over the seafront in Blackpool, England. Gail-force winds and an expected tidal surge are set to cause widespread flooding in coastal areas of western England and Scotland.
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A child stands on a wooden cart among destroyed houses in Tacloban, Leyte province, Philippines. The involvement of the US in the rescue effort after the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan highlights the need to expand the US’s military presence in the Philippines, foreign secretary Albert del Rosario said on Monday.
Typhoon survivors walk past ships washed ashore in Tacloban, capital of Leyte province, in the Philippines Read more
One of the statues memorialising the historic landing of US general Douglas MacArthur at Palo Beach at Leyte in the Philippines on October 20 1944 was toppled as it was hit by strong winds during typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban city
Residents walk along the coastal village while strong winds from Typhoon Haiyan battered Bayog town in Los Baños, Laguna, south of Manila on Friday.
Rescuers near West Beach in Newhaven, East Sussex, search for 14-year-old Dylan Alkins who vanished on Sunday while playing in the surf.
In early morning darkness, workers prepare heavy machinery for the day as rebuilding work continues on the beach area of Seaside Heights and Seaside Park, New Jersey. Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of hurricane Sandy.
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Thick smoke from a bush fire fills the sky near Faulconbridge in the Blue Mountains on Thursday. Thousands of largely volunteer firefighters have been battling infernos for more than a week across the state of New South Wales. The fires have destroyed more than 200 homes, with the Blue Mountains region west of Sydney the focal point. Read more
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Firefighters work to contain the flames at Faulconbridge in the Blue Mountains, southeastern Australia. Two major blazes have been deliberately merged in a desperate attempt to manage the advancing infernos as weather conditions worsen.