Japanese macaques (Snow Monkeys) take a rest on a wooden board covering the source of a hot spring at a valley in Yamanouchi town, Nagano prefecture, Japan
Wind-driven waves crash on a sea wall in Scituate, Massachusetts. Cape Cod and the islands were expected to bear the brunt of the spring storm that struck full force Wednesday. The storm could drop up to 10 inches of snow.
A model wears a creation for Stephane Rolland’s Spring-Summer 2014 Haute Couture fashion collection presented in Paris.
Models show off outfits from Chanel’s ready-to-wear spring/summer 2014 fashion collection, presented on Tuesday in Paris.
A performer with the Hal-an-Tow pageant takes part in a performance as part of the Helston Flora Day celebrations in Cornwall, England, on Wednesday. The annual Flora Dance, also known as the Furry Dance, is one of the UK’s oldest customs that is still practised and is said to be a celebration of the passing of winter and the arrival of spring. A series of dances take place throughout the day, beginning at 7am, all over the Cornish town and even in and out of private houses and shops. However, the highlight is the midday dance that was traditionally the dance of the gentry in the town and is why men still wear top hats and tails, while the women dance in their finest dresses.
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A jogger stretches her arms as she runs through Regent’s Park in London, England. Following an unseasonably cold start to 2013, warmer temperatures are being reported across the UK.
People prepare to paddle on a boat in the flooded village of Tosno during a spring flood in the northwestern Russian Leningrad region.