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A streak of lightning is seen above the skyline of Nanning during a thunderstorm in Guangxi Zhuang, China
The rooftop pool of the Marina Bay Sands resort hotel in Singapore. The nation’s trade-reliant economy expanded a seasonally adjusted 2.3 per cent quarter on quarter, the trade ministry said on Tuesday
A storm approaches in Hong Kong. Bad weather is affecting the city due to a trough of low pressure on coastal areas of neighbouring Guangdong province in southern China.
An installation entitled “Digital Wattle”, symbolising Australia’s floral emblem, is illuminated with Singapore’s financial skyline silhouetted in the background. The installation explores the interplay between ethnic groups co-existing in one city; when the flowers sway gently in the wind, they will slowly change from pure white to different colours to represent the new mix of cultures residing in the city. It forms part of the iLight Marina Bay exhibition, which features innovative and environmentally sustainable light art installations from around the world, displayed along the Singapore river.
Seoul at dusk on Tuesday, with the Han river flowing through the centre. The metropolitan area of the capital of South Korea is one of the largest in the world, with a population of some 25m people.