'He was like a rag doll': Nine-year-old boy tumbled 160ft down a mountain and walked away with only a bruised legMarwaan Rajakazee was climbing Helvellyn mountain in the Lake DistrictFather Marwaan Rajakazee was convinced his son had died during fallHe described son as 'cat with nine lives' after surviving previous accident By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 17:29 GMT, 10 March 2013 | UPDATED: 19:01 GMT, 10 March 2013 A nine-year-old boy who tumbled 160 feet 'like a rag doll' down one of the UK's highest mountains survived with only a bumped head and a bruise on his leg. Marwaan Rajakazee had been climbing Helvellyn mountain in the Lake District with his father Imtiaz who could do nothing to stop his son plummeting after he slipped on an ice-covered slope. As Mr Rajakazee rushed down towards his son's lifeless body he was convinced he had died but, upon reaching the scene, Marwaan sat up and said 'I'm alive.' Tumble: Marwaan Rajakazee, nine, from Preston, Lancashire, was climbing Helvellyn in the Lake District with his father Imtiaz when he slipped on an ice-covered slope He described his son as a 'cat with nine lives', having previously survived an accident in which a quad bike toppled on him.
Scores of Americans wake up to a White Christmas… but blizzards and tornadoes threaten to cause travel chaos for millions More than 150 million Americans see snow when they wake up on Christmas DayBlizzard watch in effect for parts of Kentucky and Indiana | UPDATED: 21:12 GMT, 25 December 2012 Freezing rain and sleet made for a sloppy Christmas morning trek in parts of the nation's midsection on Tuesday, while residents along the Gulf Coast braced for thunderstorms, high winds and the possibility of tornadoes
That's one ice-cold climber! Fearless daredevil tackles 450ft-tall frozen waterfall | UPDATED: 19:32 GMT, 23 December 2012 This is the terrifying moment a daredevil climber dices with death as he scales a gigantic frozen waterfall.
Why did the llama cross the M25 Animal spotted strolling across a bridge above the motorway as lorries thunder past below Stray llama was spotted crossing a bridge above the motorway near the junction with the M3 in Surrey | UPDATED: 21:49 GMT, 20 December 2012 According to the age-old joke, the chicken crossed the road in order to get to the other side. So does that explain why this llama was spotted strolling across a motorway bridge in Surrey Drivers travelling along the M25 were stunned to see the creature making its way across the bridge near the junction with the M3
Just what did this photographer capture in this 'Ghostly' man of the mountains Brocken Spectre is actually a person's shadow cast onto low-lying cloudsLight diffraction causes figures to be surrounded by a multi-coloured 'halo'Stunning examples photographed in Ukraine's Chatyr-Dag mountain regionAccording to climbers' superstition, whoever sees one will die the next day | UPDATED: 18:48 GMT, 19 December 2012 This eerie ghost-like figure left a group of trekkers stunned when it suddenly appeared over a mountain range, but it was nothing more than the rare natural phenomenon known as a Brocken Spectre.
Shepherd's delight: Rainbow coloured 'mother-of-pearl' clouds shimmering in the night sky over Scotland Unusual formation spotted over the Outer Hebrides just before sunriseMethane reacts with ozone in the atmosphere to create the dazzling display | UPDATED: 10:13 GMT, 17 December 2012 These breathtaking images show an extremely rare, multi-coloured cloud hovering over a Scottish island at night. The dazzling sight appeared over the island of Scalpay, in the Outer Hebrides, just before sunrise on December 9. Amateur photographer Jez Wheeler was lucky enough to be in the right place to capture the perfect shots of the cloud, known as a 'mother-of-pearl' or Nacreous cloud
Pictured: Incredible 'tsunami' of clouds roll over mountain top to engulf city | UPDATED: 17:28 GMT, 16 December 2012 This is the dramatic moment a city in Switzerland looks like it is about to be engulfed by a giant tsunami – although the apparent tidal wave is actually just thick clouds rolling in over a mountain range. As thousands of people went about their everyday business in Geneva, behind them a mammoth tsunami appeared to be about to tear through the city. But the spectacular scene was really just an optical illusion caused by clouds sweeping across the Saleve mountain range, which overlooks the city, on December 5 this year.
Welcome to Kabul: Panoramic postcards from the war-torn city circled by mountains (and some of them make you want to visit) | UPDATED: 08:51 GMT, 13 December 2012 Kabul, the war-torn capital of Afghanistan, is not a city for the faint-hearted, and few tourists venture there.
Inside the glacier-cave: Amazing underground chamber with giant ice slides that never melt 140 metre deep cave is beneath the Rocky MountainsCrystal clear ice makes explorers feel they are flying, while unique acoustics make it almost impossible to converse | UPDATED: 14:09 GMT, 10 December 2012 These are the stunning images which capture the breathtaking beauty of a new world discovered in an ice chasm beneath the Rocky Mountains. The cave, called Booming Ice Chasm, was named for it's incredible acoustics – as falling rocks crash and 'boom' when they tumble down the 140 metre deep cave. The crystal clear ice is several meters thick – and explorers say navigating across it makes them feel like they are flying.