Extreme weather and natural disaster photos from around the world

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See photos of extreme weather, natural disasters and their aftermath from around the globe.

A general view taken on August 24, 2017
(Credit: AFP / Getty Images / Miguel Medina)

An aerial view on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, shows houses covered by stones after a massive landslide struck the day before in the village of Bondo, Switzerland. Eight people remain missing after the landslide in the Swiss Alps, police said Thursday, The Associated Press reported.

A picture taken on August 24, 2017 shows
(Credit: AFP / Getty Images / Miguel Medina)

Part of a street and bridge are covered by stones in Bondo, Switzerland, on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, after Wednesday's landslide.

Damaged trees are seen in front of the
(Credit: AFP / Getty Images / Anthony Wallace)

Damaged trees are seen in front of the Wynn Macau resort in Macau on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, after Typhoon Hato hit the territory the day before. The death toll from the storm stood at 16 on Thursday, with Macau saying eight people were killed there, and the official Xinhua News Agency saying eight were dead in Guangdong province in mainland China, The Associated Press reported.

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A man takes pictures against strong wind caused
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A man takes pictures against strong wind caused by Typhoon Hato at a housing area in Hong Kong on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. 

A flooded playground is seen in front of
(Credit: AFP / Getty Images / Anthony Wallace)

A flooded playground is seen in front of residential blocks after heavy rains brought on by Typhoon Hato in Hong Kong on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017.

Indian villagers traveling at the back of a
(Credit: AFP / Getty Images / Diptendu Dutta)

Indian villagers traveling at the back of a truck approach another truck stuck along a flooded section of a state highway at Chachol village in the Indian state of West Bengal on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017.

SACEDON, SPAIN - JULY 26: Boats are moored
(Credit: Getty Images / David Ramos)

Boats are moored on a shrinking arm of the second largest water reservoir feeding the Segura River and Spain's southeastern regions, which is at 12 percent capacity and at its lowest level since 1994, on July 26, 2017, in Sacedon, Spain. As the severe drought in the country's southeastern regions of Albacete, Guadalajara, Murcia and Almeria continues for a second straight year, water levels of the region's main reservoir are worryingly low.

In this aerial photo taken Monday, May 22,
(Credit: AP / John Madonna)

An aerial photo taken Monday, May 22, 2017, shows a massive landslide along California State Highway 1 that has buried the road along the coast under a 40-foot layer of rock and dirt. A swath of the hillside gave way Saturday in an area of Big Sur called Mud Creek.

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Workers saved turkeys Wednesday, May 17, 2017, that
(Credit: AP / Star Tribune / Richard Tsong-Taatarii)

Workers rescue turkeys Wednesday, May 17, 2017, after a tornado ripped through Chetek, Wis., damaging several poultry barns. The storm that hit the northwest Wisconsin town was part of a heavy weather system that lashed the Midwest.

A man wades along a flooded street in
(Credit: AFP / Getty Images / Luis Robayo)

A man wades along a flooded street in Cali, Colombia, on May 16, 2017, after heavy rains in the western central part of the country caused the Cauca River to flood its banks.

A caravan of storm chasers arrive on the
(Credit: Getty Images North America / Drew Angerer)

A caravan of storm chasers arrive on the scene of a supercell thunderstorm in Olustee, Okla., on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Wednesday was the Center for Severe Weather Research group's third day in the field for the 2017 tornado season for their research project titled "TWIRL."

Cars and debris is seen piled up at
(Credit: EPA / Larry W. Smith)

Cars and damaged material are piled up on Sunday, April 30, 2017, at a local car dealership that was destroyed when a large tornado hit the area near Canton, Texas. Four people were killed in tornadoes in Texas on Saturday, the AP reported.

Water begins to cover the Kinser Bridge on
(Credit: AP / Nathan Papes)

Water begins to cover the Kinser Bridge on Farm Road 164 on Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Springfield, Mo. Gov. Eric Greitens has declared a state of emergency because of flooding across southern Missouri.

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Damaged cars and trucks that were thrown off
(Credit: TNS / The Dallas Morning News / Jae S. Lee)

Damaged cars and trucks that were thrown off the parking lot of Interstate 20 Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Canton are shown on Sunday, April 30, 2017, in Canton, Texas. Severe storms, including tornadoes, swept through several small towns and killed four people in East Texas Saturday.

A person takes photos at a local car
(Credit: EPA / Larry W. Smith)

A person takes photos on Sunday, April 30, 2017, at a local car dealership that was destroyed when a large tornado hit the area near Canton, Texas.

A car is part of the tornado debris
(Credit: AP / Tom Fox)

A car is part of the tornado debris field that was piled up on State Highway 80 in Fruitvale, Texas, late Saturday, April 29, 2017. Fruitvale is north of Canton in East Texas. The storms left behind a trail of overturned vehicles, mangled trees and damaged homes in and around Canton, which is about 50 miles east of Dallas.

A large tree and fence line are destroyed
(Credit: EPA / Larry W. Smith)

A large tree and fence line are seen destroyed on Sunday, April 30, 2017, after a large tornado hit the area near Canton, Texas.

Nautica Jackson, left, and Aniya Ruffin walk through
(Credit: AP / Travis Long/Travis Long)

Nautica Jackson, left, and Aniya Ruffin walk through floodwaters with their dog as water threatened to enter their home in Raleigh, N.C., on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. The National Weather Service had flood watches and warnings in effect in the eastern half of the state Tuesday morning after storms dumped several inches of rain in the Raleigh area.

Rain clouds appear over downtown Springfield, Mo., on
(Credit: AP / Nathan Papes)

Rain clouds appear over downtown Springfield, Mo., on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has declared a state of emergency because of flooding across southern Missouri. 

Stephanie Quezada looks at the damage to the
(Credit: AP / Sarah A. Miller)

Stephanie Quezada looks at the damage to the second floor of her father's church, Primera Iglesia Bautista, in Canton, Texas, on Sunday, April 30, 2017. Severe storms including tornadoes swept through several small towns in East Texas on Saturday.

A restaurant destroyed by massive floods stands in
(Credit: Bloomberg / Guillermo Gutierrez)

A restaurant destroyed by massive floods stands in the district of Santa Eulalia, in Lima, Peru, on April 22, 2017. Peru's Finance Minister Alfredo Thorne said that Peru's economy will bounce back from the worst flooding in two decades as the government creates a $3 billion fund to finance rebuilding.

Severe weather damage is seen off of 92nd
(Credit: AP / The Grand Rapids Press / Neil Blake)

Severe weather damage is seen off of 92nd Street between Wingeier Avenue and Hastings Road in Alto, Mich., on April 11, 2017. Authorities said severe thunderstorms from the previous night spawned a possible tornado in western Michigan, knocking down a barn and blocking roadways with debris.

This photo provided by Mitch Sparks shows pieces
(Credit: AP)

This photo provided by Mitch Sparks shows baseball-sized hail that fell during a powerful storm in Munford, Ala., on April 5, 2017.

Hundredes of destroyed homes are seen from the
(Credit: AP / Fernando Vergara)

Hundreds of destroyed homes are seen from the air in Mocoa, Colombia, on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Colombian authorities said hundreds of people were killed when rivers surrounding Mocoa overflowed and sent a wall of water and debris surging through the city over the preceding weekend. The death toll was 314 when the search for survivors ended on April 7.

epa05888729 An aerial views shows the devastation in
(Credit: EPA / Leonardo Munoz)

An aerial view shows the devastation in Mocoa, Colombia, on Tuesday, April 4, 2017.

A woman weeps during the funeral of her
(Credit: AFP / Getty Images / Luis Robayo)

A woman weeps during the funeral of her relative, a victim of a mudslide caused by heavy rains, at the cemetery in Mocoa, Colombia, on Monday, April 3, 2017.

Cockatoo parrots forage for food after a cyclone
(Credit: EPA / Dan Peled)

Cockatoo parrots forage for food after a cyclone swept through Airlie Beach in Queensland, Australia, on March 29, 2017. Cyclone Debbie hit Queensland's far north coast on March 28 as a category 4 cyclone, causing widespread damage, torrential rain and power cuts.

An aerial view of flooded houses at the
(Credit: AFP / Getty Images / Leo Ramirez)

An aerial view of flooded houses at the "El Indio" settlement on the outskirts of Piura, in northern Peru, on March 23, 2017. The El Nino climate phenomenon is causing muddy rivers to overflow along the entire Peruvian coast, isolating communities and neighborhoods.

A view of the damage caused by flash
(Credit: AFP / Getty Images / Ernesto Benavides)

A view of the damage caused by flash floods in Huachipa district, east of Lima, Peru, on March 19, 2017. El Nino-fueled flash floods and landslides hit parts of Lima, where most of the water distribution systems have collapsed due to unusual heavy seasonal downpours and people are facing drinking water shortages.

Skyler Jackson salvages items from a friend's destroyed
(Credit: AP / Charlie Riedel)

Skyler Jackson salvages items from a friend's destroyed home on March 7, 2017, after a tornado tore through Oak Grove, Mo., the night before.

Mark Swartz is consoled by his mother Flora
(Credit: AP / Charlie Riedel)

Mark Swartz is consoled by his mother Flora Swartz on March 7, 2017, as he looks over his home which was destroyed by a tornado when a severe storm passed through Oak Grove, Mo., the night before.

A sheet of plywood was found lodged in
(Credit: TNS / Minneapolis Star Tribune / Glen Stubbe)

A sheet of plywood was found lodged in a tree on March 7, 2017, after a likely tornado tore through Clarks Grove, Minn., the night before. Clarks Grove is about 90 miles south of the Twin Cities.

Debris marks the site of a home in
(Credit: TNS / St. Louis Post-Dispatch / Robert Cohen)

Debris marks the site of a home in a small subdivision off Highway 61 in Perryville, Mo., on March 1, 2017, the morning after a tornado struck the area. One person was killed when the tornado struck Interstate 55.

A tow truck operator walks past an overturned
(Credit: AP / Marcio Jose Sanchez)

A tow truck operator walks past an overturned vehicle on the southbound lane next to a mudslide which caused the complete closure of northbound Highway 17 on Feb. 7, 2017, south of Santa Cruz, Calif.

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