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 man makes the most of the hot weather as he relaxes in St James’s Park, central London.
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.
A Kashmiri fisherman casts his net in the Jhelum River during monsoon rains in Srinagar, India.
A Pakistani boy rides his bicycle in a flooded street after heavy rain in Rawalpindi that flooded streets and caused widespread road blockages in low-lying areas
Children play in the waves caused by Typhoon Utor along a sea wall in the suburbs of Manila, Philippines
A woman plays on the edge of a cliff on a rainy winter afternoon at Bronte beach in Sydney, Australia Read more
A man puts up a fan to block off the strong sun in the afternoon heat at the Bund, one of the most popular tourist spots in the city, in Shanghai, China. Read more
Children cool off from the hot weather in a fountain at People’s Square in Shanghai on Wednesday. The National Meteorological Centre maintained a high temperature alert as a record-setting summer heatwave will continue to bake most parts of south China in the next three days.
People relaxing in Brighton on Thursday, as temperatures in southern England rose to over 30C