Photos of the Week (08/27/17)

1) As Hurricane Harvey heads for the Texas coast, bringing with it a predicted three feet of rain and 125 mph winds, Raul Barral and Carlos Guerra walk through the gusts and driving rain in Corpus Christi. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

2) Texas braces for the hurricane. Photo: AP

3) Kimberly Davis looks for last-minute supplies along virtually empty shelves on Saratoga Boulevard in Corpus Christi, Texas. Forecasters are predicting the fiercest hurricane for around a decade. Photograph: Rachel Denny Clow/AP

4) Wishful thinking posted in advance of the hurricane. Photo: AP

5) Daisy Graham reacts to the news that a friend of hers may still be in an apartment that was destroyed by Hurricane Harvey on August 26, 2017 in Rockport, Texas. The friends were found alive, but still hiding in the shower stall after the homes roof was blown off and walls blown in by the high winds. Joe Raedle / Getty Images

6) Valerie Brown walks through a flooded area after leaving an apartment she used to ride out Hurricane Harvey in on August 26, 2017 in Rockport, Texas. Photo: Joe Raedle / Getty Images

7) A Rockport firefighter goes door to door on a search and rescue mission as he looks for people that may need help after Hurricane Harvey passed through on August 26, 2017 in Rockport, Texas. Photo: Joe Raedle / Getty Images

8) The moon blots out the sun during a total solar eclipse.  Photo taken in Depoe Bay, Oregon: Mike Blake / Reuters

9) The sun is obscured by the moon during a solar eclipse as seen from an Alaska Airlines commercial jet at 40,000 feet.  Photo: Jim Urquhart / Reuters

10) President Donald Trump watches the solar eclipse with first lady Melania Trump and son Barron from the Truman Balcony. The nation’s capital experienced a partial solar eclipse, with 82% of the sun blocked by the moon. Photo: Kevin Lamarque / Reuters

11) Watching the eclipse in Nashville. Photo: Joe Buglewicz for The New York Times

12) At the football stadium of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, the crowd cheered Monday’s total solar eclipse.  Photo: Brian Snyder/Reuters

13) The partially-eclipsed sun casts shadows on a sidewalk at Oregon State University. Photo: Robin Loznak / Zuma Press

14) After their wedding ceremony, groom Nathan Mauger and bride Connie Young along with family and friends toast to the solar eclipse from the Rose Garden in Manito Park on Aug. 21 in Spokane, Washington. Americans from coast to coast donned protective glasses and gazed in awe at the first total solar eclipse to cross the nation since 1918. Photo: Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review via AP

15) A solar flare erupts from the sun as it emerges from a total eclipse. Photo: Ted S. Warren / AP

16) An artwork in Times Square, created from sugar packets and sugar statues, highlights the amount of added sugar consumed by children in the US every five minutes. Photograph: Broadimage/REX/Shutterstock

17) Londoners snuggle up to enjoy the city’s first silent night, after Big Ben’s bongs sounded for the last time in four years. Photograph: Imagewise Ltd/Rex/Shutterstock

18) Opera Australia cast members dance in costume outside the Sydney Opera House, during a preview of their production of Shostakovich’s The Nose.  Photograph: David Moir/EPA

19) Michael Favor (left) plays with one of his dogs at Pitbulls and Addicts, a dog rescue centre on Staten Island that aims to help both recovering drug addicts and stray animals. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images.

20) A herd of llamas runs on a path alongside the Marcapomacocha lagoon, Peru, in the Andes where rain falls for five consecutive months. Photograph: Martin Mejia/AP


 

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