Tornadoes have caused mayhem in the United States, with forecasters saying the weather is unusual for January. The town of Adairsville in Georgia took the brunt of the storm, which has killed at least two people.
Heavy rain and winds are slamming the east coast of Australia for a third day, with the toll continually rising. So far three people have been killed due to flooding.
Emergency response personnel have been deployed after a "once-in-a-decade" storm left four dead and millions of dollars in damage in its wake. Property damage estimated at $100 million is likely to increase.
Although a major storm "Niklas" is ravaging Germany, Bundesliga clubs have gone about their normal business. League-leaders Bayern Munich still miss several internationals, as the Dortmund clash looms on the horizon.
Lower Saxony’s North Sea coast was hit by six storm surges within three days. The situation is returning to normal, but some damage was caused by flooding.