A tourist catches snowflakes on her tongue during snow fall in Times Square, New York.
A Kashmiri man walks under the snow-covered trees after heavy snowfall during winter in Srinagar.
Swimmers in fancy dress participate in the New Year's Day Looney Dook swim at South Queensferry, Scotland.
People offer prayers on the first day of the New Year at Meiji Shrine in Tokyo.
Fireworks explode over the centre of Rosa Khutor, a venue for the Sochi 2014 winter Olympics.
Aiga the polar bear grabs a tree branch at the Quebec Aquarium in Quebec City.
The Chaparrastique volcano spews ash in the municipality of San Miguel.
The MV Akademik Shokalskiy is pictured stranded in ice in Antarctica.
A reveler writes "2014" with sparklers ahead of New Year's Eve, in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.