Smoke billows from a new island off the coast of Nishinoshima, a small, uninhabited island in the Ogasawara chain, far south of Tokyo on Thursday. The Japan Coast Guard and earthquake experts said the island emerged as a result of a volcanic eruption.
Rescuers near West Beach in Newhaven, East Sussex, search for 14-year-old Dylan Alkins who vanished on Sunday while playing in the surf.
Waves crash against a lighthouse during storms that battered Britain overnight on Sunday. At least two were killed as a severe storm swept across southern Britain, causing travel chaos and leaving 300,000 people without power.
Heavy seas and waves crash over the seafront promenade at Seaburn on Thursday. The UK Environment Agency has issued flood warnings for low lying roads and coastal land along the northeast coastline.
Painters living and working on Beachy Head Lighthouse near Eastbourne, Sussex, send a message to the outside world as they repaint the structure following a successful fundraising campaign to save the stripes.
A resident, one of the thousands affected by the stand-off between government soldiers and Muslim rebels, sits atop his wooden boat next to their makeshift shelter along the sea wall in Zamboanga City, in the southern island of Mindanao in the Philippines on Wednesday
Men exercise on a wall along the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday
Lefteris Theofilou, 52, who suffers from paraplegia, sits on a “Seatrac”, a solar-powered device that allows people with kinetic disabilities to enter and get out of the sea autonomously, as his wife Eleni, 37, who suffers from celebral palsy, moves it out of the water at a beach in Alepochori, west of Athens, Greece.
A woman plays on the edge of a cliff on a rainy winter afternoon at Bronte beach in Sydney, Australia