Tourists take pictures as a storm surge hits the coastline under the influence of Typoon Wutip in Sanya, Hainan province, September 30, 2013. China's maritime authority on Monday issued a yellow wave warning as Typhoon Wutip, the 21st of the season, approaches, Xinhua News Agency reported. China has a four-tier color-coded weather warning system, with red representing the most severe weather, followed by orange, yellow and blue.
A farmer dries newly-harvested corn cobs near her field in Zhuliang village of Qingzhou, Shandong province September 27, 2013. China, the world's second-largest corn consumer, is likely to rely more on imports and lower its self-sufficiency ratio for the grain to 90 percent by 2020.
A member of the Special Warfare Command breaks slabs of marble during a rehearsal for the upcoming October 1 Armed Forces Day anniversary at a military airport in Seongnam, south of Seoul, September 27, 2013.
In this photo taken with a fisheye lens and with long time exposure the Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz TMA-10M space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, with turning antennas on the foreground. The Russian rocket carries U.S. astronaut Michael Hopkins, Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy.
Sukhoi Su-27 jet fighters release flares as they perform during the "Russia Arms Expo 2013" 9th international exhibition of arms, military equipment and ammunition, in the Urals city of Nizhny Tagil, September 25, 2013.
This photo taken on September 22, 2013 shows a man running away from a huge wave pushed up by Typhoon Usagi on a wharf in Shantou, south China's Guangdong province. Typhoon Usagi killed at least 25 people after crashing ashore in southern China, throwing the region's transport systems into chaos and leaving tens of thousands of airline passengers stranded in Hong Kong on September 23.
Indian Border Security Force (BSF) recruits march during their passing out parade in Humhama, on the outskirts of Srinagar on September 20, 2013. Some 623 new recruits were inducted into the force which is fighting an insurgency in Kashmir.