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Lightning streaks across the sky of Montevideo, over the Legislative Palace, seat of the government in Uruguay, during a thunderstorm
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.
Pedestrians on the Brooklyn Bridge as it snows in New York on Friday. The storm is expected to bring snow, stiff winds and punishing cold into the north east.
An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man prays at the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City during a snowstorm.
A vehicle sits on a pile of debris, the result of one of a series of tornados that tore across the American Midwest on Sunday, killing at least five people, injuring about 40 and flattening large parts of the city of Washington, Illinois