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. Read more
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 Read more
Men exercise on a wall along the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday Read more
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 Read more
A Chinese beachgoer wearing a protective head mask, dubbed “face-kinis” by Chinese netizens, on a public beach in Qingdao, northeast China’s Shandong province. The face masks were initially designed to protect from sunburn but it turns out they are also quite handy at repelling insects and jellyfish, as many people in China dislike getting a tan, especially on the face.
Australian swimmer Chloe McCardel starts her swim to Florida from Havana, Cuba on Wednesday. Read more