A monkey cowers as its trainer Qi Defang approaches during training for a circus in Suzhou, Anhui province. Suzhou is known as the hometown of circus troupes in China and has more than 300 circus troupes
A vendor waits for customers in a market in Hefei, east China’s Anhui province on Thursday
A girl lets snow fall on her tongue on a street in Hefei, Anhui province, in eastern China, on Thursday
A textile factory worker in Huaibei, in east China’s Anhui province, on Thursday
A paramilitary policeman jumps through a fire barrier during a military training exercise in Chuzhou, Anhui province, in China
A child looks out from a train window before leaving Hefei railway station in Anhui, a province in north China. The peak summer travel period starts on Monday, with railway systems serving an increasing number of passengers including students and tourists
Chaohu Lake in Hefei, in central China’s Anhui province, is filled with cyanobacteria. As temperature rises, cyanobacteria spread in the lake, worsening the water quality and sending out strong smells, local media reported.
Employees check on an electricity pylon in Chuzhou, Anhui Province in China.