Trees bend in winds of Typhoon Haiyan, the Philippines, November 2013
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A year's wild weather - in two minutes

8 January 2014 Last updated at 14:23 GMT

The US is suffering record low temperatures, with arctic blasts being blamed on a weather pattern known as the polar vortex.

The unprecedented freeze comes at the end of a year in which there were extreme weather episodes across the globe.

The BBC looks back at 12 months of wild weather around the world.

Video produced by Michael Hirst