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A man sits next to a yellow umbrella near the Central Government Offices in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong, China, on Monday. One year after Hong Kong students battled tear gas and pepper spray to seize the streets in a challenge to Chinese rule, the divide with Beijing is wider than ever
People hold their umbrellas while walking against strong winds caused by Typhoon Dujuan in Taipei, Taiwan, on Monday
A man struggles to hold an umbrella in heavy rain at a business district in Tokyo on Wednesday. Heavy rain caused by a typhoon passing through central Japan hit the Tokyo metropolitan area
A paramilitary police officer in plain-clothes holding an umbrella keeps watch on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, on Thursday
An Indian woman walks holding an umbrella during monsoon rains in Jammu, India, on Tuesday. India receives the annual monsoon rains from June to September
A course worker shelters under an umbrella in the stands as play is suspended during day two of The Open Championship 2015 at St Andrews, Fife.
An elderly resident sits in front of her demolished house during the demolition of informal settlements in order to give way to a road widening project of the government near the fish port in Manila on Tuesday. Shantytowns dot the Philippine capital where many of the city’s poor are forced to reside
People catch a fish on a flooded street after heavy rainfall in Dongguan, Guangzhou province, China
A visitor shelters under her umbrella as she makes a phone call at the Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show in London, UK
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A girl paints on an umbrella in Pathein township, Ayeyarwady Delta, Myanmar
A woman walks under an umbrella during a sudden hail storm on Wednesday in Istanbul
People struggle against strong winds and heavy rain brought about by Typhoon Neoguri on a street in Naha, on Japan’s southern island of Okinawa on Wednesday
Students shield themselves from the rain on the first day of the new school year at Nam Thanh Cong school, in Hanoi. Schools in Vietnam reopened on Thursday, with about 22m children heading back to classrooms after a three-month summer break
Hong Kong is bracing for Typhoon Utor, which swept through the Philippines. The strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year caused floods and landslides, killing at least two people as rescuers raced to reach isolated villages in the storm’s path.
Pedestrians hold umbrellas to protect themselves from the sun as they walk around a shopping district in Beijing on Tuesday.
People huddle together under a large umbrella as they try to shelter themselves against a heavy downpour in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday
Umbrellas are displayed in front of Seoul City Hall in Seoul, South Korea, on Tuesday. The display is meant to symbolise the protective role of Seoul public officials towards the country’s citizens.
A man stands beside the Philippine flag as colourful umbrellas adorn a village hall in suburban San Juan, east of Manila on Thursday.
A man waits on a bench during monsoon rains in Mumbai, India on Wednesday.
Tea pickers shield themselves from rain as they walk past a field of tea shrubs, at a garden near Binnaguri in the north eastern Indian state of Assam.