The Week in Weird Weather

Weird Weather
Our top eight photos of earthquakes, typhoons, floods and other nasty stuff. Kadir Yildirim/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Weird Weather This picture taken on October 17, 2013 shows a statue of the Virgin Mary in the flooded garden of a Catholic family in Huong Khe district, central province of Ha Tinh. Typhoon Nari and related flooding have claimed 18 lives and damaged infrastructure, houses and crops in central Vietnam officials said on October 18, 2013. STR/AFP/Getty Images

Weird Weather A traffic policeman signals to drivers during a smoggy day in Harbin, China, October 21, 2013. The second day of heavy smog with a PM 2.5 index forced the closure of schools and highways, according to Xinhua News Agency. REUTERS/China Daily

Weird Weather Indians look at the site where a wall collapsed after heavy rainfall in Hyderabad, India, Thursday, October 24, 2013. Three members of a family were killed and two injured when a wall collapsed on them while they were asleep, according to a news report. AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.

Weird Weather A woman stands in her flooded home, which was previously destroyed by Tropical Storm Manuel, as it is again flooded by Hurricane Raymond in the community Papa Gallo de Tierra Colorada near Acapulco, Mexico, Tuesday, October 22, 2013. Hurricane Raymond weakened to barely a Category 1 storm Tuesday while still stalled off Mexico's Pacific coast, pumping rain onto an already sodden region recovering from a battering by a tropical storm last month. AP Photo/Bernandino Hernandez

Weird Weather Members of Japan's Ground Self-Defense Force remove debris while searching for missing people after a landslide caused by heavy rains from Typhoon Wipha hit Oshima island on October 23, 2013. More than 50 people were evacuated from a storm-battered Japanese island Wednesday, where mudslides left 45 dead or missing last week, ahead of another typhoon expected to strike this weekend. JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images

Weird Weather A helicopter drops water on a bushfire approaching homes near the Blue Mountains suburb of Blackheath, located around 70 km (43 miles) west of Sydney, October 23, 2013. A state of emergency has been declared in the Australian state of New South Wales, as bushfires continue to burn west of Sydney and weather conditions worsen. Around 60 fires are still burning across the state. REUTERS/David Gray

Weird Weather A Turkish citizen pose as the huge wave reaching four meters, hits the coastline with the winds of up to 65 km/h in Kastamonu on October 19, 2013. Kadir Yildirim/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Weird Weather Picture taken on October 21, 2013 of damages after a mini-tornado ripped on the eve in Steent'je, near the French northern city of Bailleul. Two persons were injured. PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images