Judges examine a decorated elephant during an elephant beauty contest at the Elephant Race event in Chitwan, Nepal, about 170 km south of Kathmandu.
Iraqis make their way through flooded streets in Baghdad, Iraq. An unusually heavy rainstorm has collapsed shoddy houses in Iraq, killing several people.
An Israeli air force Apache helicopter releases flares during an acrobatics display at a graduation ceremony at the Hatzerim air force base near Beersheba, Israel.
Saudi youths sand ski in the desert near Tabuk, Saudi Arabia.
Bird watchers view snow geese flying over a field in the Skagit Valley near La Conner, Washington. Tens of thousands of snow geese spend the winter near the mouth of the Skagit River.
An ornament is surrounded by stuffed animals at a memorial for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, after snowfall in Newtown, Connecticut.
A man (bottom) clears a driveway as people make their way along a snow-covered street during a snowfall in Ottawa.
A man walks along a road near Montreal during the first major snowstorm of the winter in the region.
(Graham Hughes/THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Two bystanders help a Montreal ambulance driver get his vehicle out of a snowbank at Pie IX and Rouen streets in Montreal. The ambulance got stuck while responding to a call.
(Francois Havill/THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Christopher Vincent uses a snow blower to clean the sidewalk at his home on Lauder Ave. in Toronto.
(Fernando Morales/The Globe and Mail)
Children make their way up a hill during a snow storm in Ottawa.
(Dave Chan for The Globe and Mail)
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