A tree covers two cars in the 18500 block of Napa Street in Northridge on Nov. 24. Much of Southern California is expected to be under a red flag warning for wildfire this week because of gusting Santa Ana winds.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles TimesLink
An L.A. coroner's official takes notes near where a man was shot to death in front of the Church of the Nazarene in West Covina Nov. 24. The man's alleged killer was later shot to death by police a few blocks away after he shot and wounded a police dog.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesLink
Drivers and a truck are stranded in floodwaters in the southern region of Ouarzazate, Morocco, on Nov. 22. At least eight people were killed and 24 were missing as heavy storms lashed southern Morocco, causing flash floods.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: - / AFPLink
A ship sails in the Mediterranean Sea as lightning strikes, as seen from the Israeli settlement of Mikhmoret, north of Tel Aviv, on Nov. 24.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JACK GUEZ / AFPLink
A traditional Saman dance is performed by 5,057 male children and elders belonging to the ethnic Gayo tribe during a ceremony in Gayo Lues highland district in Indonesia's Aceh province on Nov. 24. The traditional mass dance involves rhythmic, synchronized and alternating expressive movement without breaking the tight kneeling line formation.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN / AFPLink
Members of the new Silver Springs professional dive team make their first dive in the springs to clean the glass of the glass bottom boats at Silver Springs State Park near Ocala, Fla.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alan Youngblood / The Ocala Star-BannerLink
A Soyuz capsule blasts off from Kazakhstan carrying Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov, European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti and U.S. astronaut Terry Virts to the International Space Station on Nov. 24.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAXIM SHIPENKOV / EPALink
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