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.
Spring in Paris: on a rainy Monday, a couple kiss on the Place du Trocadero in front of the Eiffel Tower in the west of the French capital