This image by UPI photographer Carlos Gutierrez shows a volcano erupting during storms in the middle of the night on May 3, 2008 in Chaiten, Chile. The Chaiten Volcano, located some 800 miles south of the capital Santiago, was considered inactive since it had not erupted for hundreds of years.
An image of the catastrophic reality of the force that comes with earthquakes. This photo, from the October 2005, Kashmir Earthquake, shows a building toppled completely to its side and the tragic rescue efforts that ensued.
A road is engulfed by water and rocks after a landslide on June 18, 2012 in Wenzhou, China. Heavy rainstorms hit east China's Zhejiang province on Monday, causing flooding in low-lying areas across the region.