12/31/2011 12:06 am ET

Extreme Weather Of The Week (PHOTOS)

What was the weather like in your area this week? In some parts of the world, the weather was quite disastrous.

Over a dozen people were killed this week by a cyclone that struck India's southeastern coast.

A freight train carrying toxic material was derailed in Australia this week, and flooding from Cyclone Grant swept away a bridge which caused the derailment.

A Canadian skier was killed by an avalanche this week in British Columbia. A warm spell has left snow wet, heavy and avalanche-prone.

Click here to see pictures of the worst natural disasters of 2011. Be sure to check out the worst extreme weather events of 2011 for Canada as well.

Check out the pictures below of wild, extreme and amazing weather from around the world last week.

Extreme Weather Of The Week 12/30/11