Patients suffering from the mosquito-borne dengue fever in an isolation ward at a hospital in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. The disease is particularly prevalent during the monsoon season
Rain clouds loom over the Brahmaputra river in Guwahati, northeast India, on Tuesday. About 80 per cent of India’s annual rainfall falls during the monsoon season, which runs from June to September. The rains are vital for the agricultural economy but the flooding also causes hundreds of deaths and damage to infrastructure, homes and farms across India Read more
A young girl is distressed after a cup of congee (rice porridge) she received during a food distribution in Marikina, east of Manila, slipped from her hands. The girl is one of the thousands of people affected by flooding brought on by tropical storm Trami, which has been pounding the Philippine capital for a third day on Wednesday
Residents wade through a flooded street in Manila. Flooded residents of the Philippine capital and surrounding areas appealed for help on Tuesday as relentless monsoon rains, which have claimed at least seven lives, submerged more than half of Manila.
Workers wade through floodwaters caused by monsoon rain, intensified by tropical storm Trami, in Kawit, Cavite province, south of Manila, on Monday. Heavy rain in the Philippine capital forced the closure of government offices, schools, banks and most private companies on Monday, and residents in parts of the city and nearby provinces had to flee from their homes because of floods.
Indian commuters make their way through a downpour in Amritsar on Monday. The monsoon, which covers the subcontinent from June to September and usually brings flooding, accounts for about 80 per cent of India’s annual rainfall
An Indian woman adjusts her sari after getting wet in the monsoon rains in New Delhi, India on Wednesday. India’s monsoon season, which runs from June to September, brings rains that are vital to agriculture. Read more
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An Indian youth dangles from a power line before diving into the overflowing Ganges river in Allahabad, which has been swollen by the monsoon.
People huddle together under a large umbrella as they try to shelter themselves against a heavy downpour in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday
A man pushes his bicycle along a flooded road during monsoon rains in Mumbai, India. The rainfall was 5 per cent below average in the week to Wednesday, in contrast to the start of the four-month-long rainy season, which began in June with heavy downpours.