A huge wave crashes against Castlerock pier as professional surfer Al Mennie waits on a break in the swell on December 22, 2016 in Coleraine, Northern Ireland. Photo Charles McQuillan/Getty Images
Outgoing French Prime Minister Manuel Valls waves as he leaves the Hotel Matignon in a car, in Paris during the handover ceremony after he resigned to seek the Socialist nomination in next year’s presidential election. Photo Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty
Three Palestinian women sit on a beachfront as a wave comes rushing by in Gaza City. Photo Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty
John John Florence of Hawaii surfs during the final of World Surf League’s championship at Supertubo beach in Peniche, Portugal. Photo Rafael Marchante/Reuters
Australian surfer Justen Allport rides a wave during the Cape Fear surfing tournament in heavy seas off Sydney’s Cape Solander in Australia.
A paramilitary policeman holds onto a fence as tourists dodge tidal waves increased under the influence of Typhoon Dujuan, at the bank of Qiantang river, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province.
Huge waves crash on the San Esteban de Pravia seafront in the northern Spanish region of Asturias on Tuesday
People run away from a tidal bore as it surges past a barrier on the banks of Qiantang River, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province
A group of youngsters enjoy getting splashed by breaking waves during high tide on the seafront in Mumbai, India, on Monday
Soldiers wave during a visit by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to inspect the defence detachment on Ung Islet, which is defending an outpost in the East Sea of Korea
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.
Indian workers climb high-tension power cables without safety equipment in New Delhi. A blistering heatwave has caused massive power cuts and water shortages across much of north and western India, with some people taking to the streets to express their anger with the government.
A small girl drinks water from a steel cup as her parents construct a pavement in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday. The capital is reeling under a heat wave with temperatures touching 40.8 degrees