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Our world in photos: December 13

December 13, 2021 Michaela Keil
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KENTUCKY — Aftermath: The front steps of a house were all that remained after a tornado in Dawson Springs, seen on Sunday. A monstrous tornado carved a track that could rival the longest on record as it ripped across the middle of the U.S. on Friday.
Photo: Michael Clubb/AP


UNITED ARAB EMIRATES — World champion: Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands, left, celebrated with his Red Bull team in the pit lane after becoming an F1 driver’s world champion, after winning the Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi, on Sunday. The most dramatic Formula One season in years ended, of course, in one of the most dramatic finishes possible when Max Verstappen snatched the world championship away from Lewis Hamilton with a pass on the final lap of the Abu Dhabi GP.
Photo: Kamran Jebreili/AP


ISRAEL — Miss Universe 2021: Miss Universe 2020 Andrea Meza, right, crowned India’s Harnaaz Sandhu as Miss Universe 2021 during the 70th Miss Universe pageant, on Monday, in Eilat.
Photo: Ariel Schalit/AP


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SPAIN — Flooding: A rescue team helped a woman in her home in a flooded area brought on by heavy rains, near the Ebro River in Tudela, northern Spain, on Sunday.
Photo: Alvaro Barrientos/AP


SOUTH AFRICA — Vaccination: People registered for COVID-19 vaccines at Soweto’s Baragwanath hospital on Monday. South Africa’s 7-day rolling average of daily new COVID-19 cases rose over the past two weeks from 7.60 new cases per 100,000 people on Nov. 28 to 32.71 new cases per 100,000 people on Dec. 12, according to Johns Hopkins University. In general, the new omicron cases have resulted in milder cases, with fewer hospitalizations and less severe cases requiring oxygen or intensive care.
Photo: Jerome Delay/AP


INDIA — Temple: Hindu priests prayed at the Kashi Vishwanath temple dedicated to Lord Shiva in Varanasi, on Sunday. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated a promenade that connected the sacred Ganges River with the centuries-old Vishwanath temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, the god of destruction.
Photo: Rajesh Kumar Singh/AP


CHILE — Migrant camp: Venezuelan migrant Magdelis Alejos’ daughter rested her head on her mother after the police told the family to break up the camp that they has set up on the seashore in El Morro, a neighborhood of Iquique, on Sunday.
Photo: Matias Delacroix/AP


HONG KONG — Harbor race: Competitors swam during a harbor race in Victoria Harbor on Sunday. Hundreds of people took part in the traditional swim across iconic Victoria Harbor after two years of suspension.
Photo: Kin Cheung/AP


CHILE — Discarded clothing: An aerial view of a mountain of discarded used clothing near La Mula neighborhood of Alto Hospicio, on Sunday.
Photo: Matias Delacroix/AP

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