Weekly Impressive Images: May 2

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People commemorate the 25th anniversary of the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl, Ukraine; a sinkhole appears on a street of Beijing, China; Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano erupts, the royal wedding of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton, and a Chinese hospital in Hubei Province has welcomed six sets of twins in six days are some among the most impressive images of the week.


A tornado is moving towards the Alabama city of Tuscaloosa. A series of tornados and storms have hit the Southeastern United States, taking away the life of at least 342 people and leaving countless numbers of people missing. It is the second deadliest storm in this country since 1950.


Tuscaloosa city in Alabama, United States

Tuscaloosa city in Alabama, United States


Burned cars are pictured lying at the port in Misrata, Libya on April 27

Burned cars are pictured lying at the port in Misrata, Libya on April 27


The coffin with the body of Pope John Paul II was exhumed on April 29 before beautification process in Vatican.

The coffin with the body of Pope John Paul II was exhumed on April 29 before beautification process in Vatican.


Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano erupted Saturday, sending columns of ash miles into the air

Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano erupted on Saturday, sending columns of ash miles into the air


A Japanese man took half an hour to sculpt Prince William and Kate Middleton on bananas using a spoon and toothpick.

A Japanese man took half an hour to sculpt Prince William and Kate Middleton on bananas using a spoon and toothpick.


This is the image of US President Barack Obama and the Easter Bunny during the Annual Easter Egg Roll held at the White House on April 25.

This is the image of US President Barack Obama and the Easter Bunny during the Annual Easter Egg Roll held at the White House on April 25.


Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (left), Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill have laid flowers at Chernobyl to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the nuclear disaster

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (left), Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill have laid flowers at Chernobyl to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the nuclear disaster


A plane flies over the Pentagon toward Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport on Monday, May 2

A plane flies over the Pentagon toward Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport on Monday, May 2


Chinese workers used shovels to fill up the sinkhole that appeared on the Liu Zhuang road in Beijing’s Fengtai district with sand.

Chinese workers used shovels to fill up the sinkhole that appeared on the Liu Zhuang road in Beijing’s Fengtai district with sand.


Britain's Prince William kisses his wife Kate Middleton - Duchess of Cambridge exchanged two kisses on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.

Britain's Prince William kisses his wife Kate Middleton - Duchess of Cambridge exchanged two kisses on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.


Tourists discover the Leaning Tower of Pisa for the first time after 20 years of stabilization and restoration works.

Tourists discover the Leaning Tower of Pisa for the first time after 20 years of stabilization and restoration works.


A Chinese hospital in Hubei Province has welcomed six sets of twins in six days. The 12 babies were all born between 17-22 April

A Chinese hospital in Hubei Province has welcomed six sets of twins in six days. The 12 babies were all born between 17-22 April


 

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This article was published on 2011/05/03
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