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April 25: Rescuers carry an injured person after an avalanche triggered by an earthquake flattened parts of Everest Base Camp. (Roberto Schmid/AFP/Getty Images)

June 13: Residents covered in ash ride on a motorcycle as Mount Sinabung volcano erupts, in Sukandebi village, Indonesia. (Antara Foto/Reuters)

April 22: Smoke and ash rise from the Calbuco volcano as seen from the city of Puerto Montt, Chile. (Rafael Arenas/Reuters)

April 23: View from Frutillar, southern Chile, showing volcanic lightnings and lava spewed from the Calbuco volcano. (Martin Bernetti/AFP/Getty Images)

November 8: Rescue workers search for victims after a dam, owned by Vale SA and BHP Billiton Ltd, burst in Mariana, Brazil. (Ricardo Moraes/Reuters)

September 29: People set up sand bags in front of an Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva statue as waves brought by Typhoon Dujuan slam the coastline in Quanzhou, Fujian province. (China Daily/Reuters)

October 5: Slash-and-burn agriculture in neighbouring Indonesia blanketed Singapore in a choking haze as people watch the sun set from the observatory deck of the Marina Bay Sands hotel. (Edgar Su/Reuters)

September 14: Robert Hooper is overcome with emotion while surveying his property that was burnt by a fire near Middleton, California. (David Ryder/Reuters)

April 26: A man cries while passing through a damaged statue of Lord Buddha a day after an earthquake in Bhaktapur, Nepal. (Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)

June 17: An excavator removes a dead bear at the zoo in Tbilisi, Georgia after floods that killed over a dozen people. (David Mdzinarishvili/Reuters)

October 19: Residents cross a swelling dam, due to rising waters brought about by Typhoon Koppu, in Las Pinas, Philippines. (Ezra Acayan/Reuters)

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