Storms have caused death and damage in France and Britain, disrupting Christmas celebrations. Winds of up to 145 kph (90 mph) hit both sides of the channel, while power outages affected hundreds of thousands of homes.
At least five people have been killed by a powerful nor'easter that slammed into the US East Coast and Midwest, bringing snow, rain and hurricane-force winds. A flight into Dulles Airport also faced a rough landing.
As record amounts of late-winter snow cover areas of northern Europe, a new storm from the south has brought freezing rain and thunderstorms to the continent. Subzero temperatures have killed dozens since last Friday.
At least eight people have died at a Florida nursing home after power outages during Hurricane Irma caused the air conditioning to fail. Millions of Floridians have been left without power in hot, steamy weather.
Gerd Nefzer has created stunning visual material for many international blockbusters. The German special effects artist talked to DW about his work on "Blade Runner 2049," for which he received an Oscar.
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