Millions of people in Manila hunkered down on Monday as Typhoon Hagupit churned towards the capital, after claiming at least 23 lives while ripping apart homes in remote island communities. Soldiers and aid workers rushed to reach devastated coastal villages on Samar island, where the typhoon crashed in from the Pacific Ocean during the weekend with winds reaching 130 mile an hour.
Today in photos around the world.
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The day in photos around the world.
The day in pictures around the world.
An Indian girl shows off her ornate jewelry and colorful outfit for ‘Gudi Padwa’ celebrations, or the Maharashtrian new year, in Mumbai, Afghanis prepare for upcoming elections, fierce hail and rain leave 16 dead in Chin, and more in today’s Day in Photos.
Carnival revelers celebrate with parades, the murder trial begins for double-amputee Oscar Pistorius, a Corvette is rescued from the sinkhole that swallowed the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky, and more in today’s daily brief.
Tempted to complain about the cold and the snow? Just be glad you’re not part of one of these blisteringly hot events. [Warning: Graphic images]
On a snow day like today, it can be tough to remember that there was a time when we all wished it would cool down. Here are some images of hot events around the world to jog the memory — from sitting in a box full of steam and racing in Death Valley for sport to sweltering over hot coals for spiritual wellness.
Baltimore Sun photographer Karl Merton Ferron took advantage of the slightly-warmer-but-still-chilly polar vortex weather to test a cold-weather experiment: freezing soap bubbles.