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Photos reflecting some of the current world events

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posted on Oct, 10 2017 @ 02:07 PM
Here are some images i saw and wanted to share with the ATS community. Some beautiful some sad but all area a window into our world.

Trees rise from a field submerged by water from the flooded Brazos River in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey on Sept. 1 near Freeport, Texas.

Residents check on their house and two of their cats behind thick smoke during the La Tuna Fire on Sept. 2 near Burbank, California. The wildfire focred the evacuation of hundreds of homes in Sun Valley, Burbank and Glendale.

The Visions In Motion dance group prepares to march in the West Indian American Day Parade in celebration of the Caribbean Carnival on Sept. 4 in New York.

A car is surrounded by debris from Hurricane Irma on the Dutch half of the Caribbean island of St. Martin on Sept. 7. Irma weakened from a Category 5 storm to Category 4 on Friday morning with maximum sustained winds near 155 mph, but it remained a powerful hurricane.

Storm damage in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, in St. Martin on Sept. 6, 2017. Irma cut a path of devastation across the northern Caribbean, leaving thousands homeless after destroying buildings and uprooting trees. Significant damage was reported on the island that is split between French and Dutch control.

Northern lights, aurora borealis, illuminate the sky over Torsfjorden near Reine, on Norway's Lofoten Islands, on Sept. 8.

Ivanka Trump arrives at Andrews Air Force Base on Sept. 6 in Maryland.

Ivanka Trump arrives at Andrews Air Force Base on Sept. 6 in Maryland.

A groom naps as newlywed couples attend a mass wedding ceremony held by the Unification Church at Cheongshim Peace World Center in Gapyeong, South Korea on Sept. 7.

The Eagle Creek wildfire burns as golfers play at the Beacon Rock Golf Course in North Bonneville, Washington on Sept. 4.

A North Korean soldier stands on the bank of the Yalu river near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, in China's northeast Liaoning province on Sept. 4. The five-nation BRICS grouping meeting in China said on Sept. 4 it "strongly deplores" North Korea's latest nuclear test, adding to global condemnation of Pyongyang.

A Rohingya family reaches the Bangladesh border after crossing a creek of the Naf river on the border with Myanmmar, in Cox's Bazar's Teknaf area on Sept. 4.

A Rohingya refugee girl looks next to newly arrived refugees who fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar in Ukhiya on Sept. 6.

Rohingya Muslim refugees make their way into Bangladesh after crossing the Myanmar Bangladesh border on Sept. 7 in Whaikhyang Bangladesh.

A man lays on top of a woman as others flee the Route 91 Harvest country music festival after a shooting in Las Vegas on Oct. 1.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer makes a point to President Donald Trump in the Oval Office after a meeting on government funding at the White House on Sept. 6.

A search and rescue team approaches the Soyuz MS-04 capsule carrying the International Space Station crew with U.S. astronauts Jack Fischer, Peggy Whitson and Fyodor Yurchikhin of Russia after its landing near the town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on Sept. 3.

A man rushes past layers of security officers and runs into the massive fire at the Burning Man festival's signature ceremony in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada on Sept. 2. Aaron Joel Mitchell, 41, died of his injuries a few hours later.

Asian tourists pose for pictures in front of the Opera Garnier in Paris on Sept. 4.

Water stands in the home of 87-year-old Joe Turano on Sept. 6 in Houston. Over a week after Hurricane Harvey hit southern Texas, residents are beginning the long process of recovering from the storm.

A ladybug sits on a sunflower on a field near Celle, Germany on Sept. 7.

A Balinese man watches the Mount Agung volcano almost covered with clouds as he stands at a temple in Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia on Sept. 26. A week after authorities put Bali's volcano on high alert, tremors that indicate an eruption is coming show no sign of abating, swelling the exodus from the region to at least 140,000 people.

An ostrich reacts inside an enclosure at a farm near the town of Chekhov, Russia on Sept. 23.

Have a nice day everyone!

edit on 10-10-2017 by gdkknxnqkc because: (no reason given)

posted on Oct, 10 2017 @ 02:21 PM
a reply to: gdkknxnqkc

Number one looks like a wallpaper pattern until the brain realises it's really trees, reflections and flood water. Quite beautiful.

The Korean soldier looks malnourished to the point of -6% body fat. Dressed in uniform like a human flag for the nation and starved by his ruler. What are the odds these guys have no live rounds?

posted on Oct, 10 2017 @ 02:45 PM
The bride of the sleeping husband doesn't look very impressed.

A lot of those brides seem unimpressed, even.

posted on Oct, 10 2017 @ 03:47 PM
The only ones that look happy in there are the couple that are listening to their ipod together.

posted on Oct, 10 2017 @ 05:05 PM
I cannot believe the one of the people golfing, with the fire in the background? I mean it looks like it is right there! Like time to run or become a marshmallow if the wind shifts lol. Thanks for the pics.

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