10/20/2013 05:07 pm ET

Extreme Weather Photos Of The Week

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news:

  • Nearly 100 bushfires raged across Australia.
  • Without a major storm having made landfall in the U.S. in 2013, experts are wondering what happened to hurricane season?
  • South Dakota farmers asked for pregnant cows to help recover from a severe, unexpected snowstorm that killed tens of thousands of animals.
  • An incredible lightning strike was caught on camera, barely missing a fishing boat.
  • Colorado launched an official website for flood relief.

Check out photos of the week's extreme weather from around the world:

Extreme Weather Photos 10/20/2013