A man walks his dog through the snow under the Angel of the North in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, as the UK braced for a new wave of bad weather after forecasters issued warnings of heavy snow in parts of England and Scotland on Thursday
A man with an umbrella walks alongside the river Spree on a rainy winter day in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday
Swans swim on flood waters sitting around Tewkesbury Abbey after weeks of heavy rain Tewkesbury, England. Storm Gertrude is the latest winter storm to bring heavy rain fall and the threat of more flooding to the UK
A local man clears out his lock up that was inundated by flood water after the river Tweed burst it’s banks flooding the area in Peebles, Scotland. Storm Frank is the latest winter storm to bring heavy rain fall and flooding to the north of England and Scotland, causing widespread disruption to transport and infrastructure.
A motor boat sails along the Yenisei River, with the air temperature at about minus 20 degrees Celsius (minus 4 degrees Fahrenheit), outside the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia, on Tuesday
People walk across Red Square, with St. Basil’s Cathedral seen in the background, in central Moscow on Tuesday. The temperatures in the Russian capital reached as low as 6 C (42 F)
A colourful sky before sunrise on Whitley Bay beach, as December could be the mildest across a large part of England since records began more than 350 years ago
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A crow accompanies a group of Pakistani women as they walk along a street on a foggy day in Lahore
Cars drive past during the first snowfall of the season in Ankara on Wednesday
Snow-covered trees are mirrored in the water of the Weissensee lake near Fuessen, southern Germany, on Thursday
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Clouds are lit by the first light of dawn during a winter sunrise on Wednesday in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, England. After a mild week the wintery weather is due to return over the weekend.
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Chinese tourists walk on a slippery section of ice as snow is seen on the Great Wall after a snowfall on Monday near Beijing, China
A man tosses fallen gingko tree leaves into the air in a park in Beijing. China’s capital has been hit with unusually cool and wet weather in recent weeks
A surfer rides the waves at Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear, North Tyneside, as the worst of Storm Barney has passed in most areas
The sun rises over Whitley Bay, Northumberland. Weather experts warned that roaring winds could down trees, cause power cuts and lead to flooding as Storm Barney is due to sweep through the UK this week
A tree stands in the morning fog in Dresden, Germany
A seagull flies past Westminster Bridge during a foggy day in central London today. Airports across Britain suffered disruption on Monday as heavy fog led to delays and cancellations for a second day. Flights to and from London airports were being affected, while foggy conditions in the capital and across Europe were causing problems to airports around the country.
First snow of the season covers trees next to a country road near Zwoenitz, eastern Germany, on Wednesday
People walk across Red Square during a snowfall in Moscow on Friday
Malaysian youths cool off in a river as schools remain closed due to hazy conditions in Hulu Langat on Tuesday