A driver pushes his Baja vehicle through flood waters outside the Presidential Palace, after heavy seasonal rains flooded parts of Jakarta, Indonesia.
People walk past snow and ice-covered trees on top of the Feldberg mountain during a winter day, about 20km from Frankfurt, Germany
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Groundhog Club handler Ron Ploucha holds Punxsutawney Phil, the weather prognosticating groundhog, during the 129th celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney on Monday
A man walks through a snow storm in the early hours of the morning in Times Square, New York
Commuters make their way across New York’s Times Square during a snow storm. Storms have pounded the northeastern US hitting tens of millions of people and forcing the rare cancellation of Broadway shows.
Two men stroll at the Kronsberg hill near Hannover, northern Germany on Friday morning
The cold spell continues as deer move through the fresh overnight snow at Raby Castle, in County Durham, UK.
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Traffic is held up as snow ploughs clean the A7 highway near Valence, in southeast France
The sun rises over the River Brue on the Somerset Levels as temperatures in parts of the southwest drop below freezing.
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A member of the Serpentine Swimming Club enjoys a brisk early morning swim on Monday in the lake in Hyde Park in London, England
A flood victim attempting to help his disabled child at a food hand-out point in Nchalo, Malawi. The Malawi government has declared half the country a disaster zone after torrential rains killed at least 170 people, left an estimated 100,000 homeless, and destroyed bridges and roads
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A general view of Loch Lomond from Duncryne in Gartochran, Scotland. Temperatures in parts of Scotland have fallen to as low as minus 12 degrees Celsius during what forecasters say has been the coldest night of the winter so far.
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A truck from the Alabama Department of Transportation, followed by traffic, spreads sand and grit on the northbound lanes of the Hudson Memorial Bridge spanning the Tennessee River on Thursday in Decatur, Alabama
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A man walks along the famous Dark Hedges avenue of trees on Wednesday in Antrim, Northern Ireland. The province experienced heavy snowfall as a cold weather front hit the northern part of the UK today causing traffic disruption and school closures
A crashed car sits at the side of a road after heavy snowfall near the village of Carndonagh in Ireland on Tuesday
Icicles form on the waterfront in Brooklyn, New York, on Thursday. Cold air has sent temperatures into single digits below zero around the US, with wind chills driving them even lower
Syrians carry water as they walk on a road near their refugee camp, at Ber-Elias village, in Bekaa valley, east Lebanon. Snow fell in the Middle East as a powerful winter storm swept through the region, killing several Syrian refugees in Lebanon and forcing thousands of others who have fled their country civil war to huddle for warmth in refugee camps
Kids play on man-made sand hill to block high waves ahead of the upcoming storm in Tel Aviv’s beach front, Israel. Wind gusts up to 38 Knots and waves up to 9 meters, or 29 feet, hit along the coastline of Israel on Tuesday. Wintry weather is striking across the Middle East, bringing cold weather to Syrian refugees in Lebanon and a blanketing sandstorm in Cairo.
Pedestrians walk through snow in temperatures of zero Celsius at a park in Vilnius, Lithuania, on Monday.
Students travel via horse and cart surrounded by fog in Jammu, India. As winter sets in, thick fog engulfs most of north India early mornings