Cannondale-Garmin rider Andrew Talansky of the U.S., AG2R La Mondiale riders Romain Bardet of France and Jan Bakelants of Belgium cycle during the 186.5-km (115.88 miles) 18th stage of the 102nd Tour de France cycling race from Gap to Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne in the French Alps mountains, France
A picture taken by Solar Impulse 2 pilot Andre Borschberg shows a section of the solar powered plane as it flies over the Nagano mountain region in direction of Nagoya, Japan on Monday
Skyscrapers Shanghai World Financial Center and Jin Mao Tower are seen during heavy rain at the financial district of Pudong in Shanghai on Friday
A man walks his sheep in a water-logged paddy field after recent rains in Srinagar on Thursday
A volcanic eruption illuminates the clouds around the Etna volcano, near Catania, Sicily island, southern Italy, early on Monday
Lightning strikes over the water of the Lamma Channel during a thunderstorm in Hong Kong on Tuesday evening. The Hong Kong Observatory reported about 181 “cloud-to-ground” lightning strikes over the territory between 8pm and 9pm local time
Clouds build up over the Victoria harbour before a storm breaks in Hong Kong on Tuesday.