A cloud of volcanic ash shoots up to the sky as Mayon volcano, one of the Philippines' most active volcanoes, erupts after daybreak, viewed from Legazpi City.
A boy jumps into a swimming pool to cool himself on a hot day in the southern Indian city of Chennai.
A boy carrying empty plastic containers follows his mother to help her fetch water, in Dala township, about 15 kilometers (9 miles) south of Rangoon, Burma. Several regions and states face acute water shortage especially in the summer.
A couple walks past "Filament Lamp", an art work installation, at a commercial center near a construction site in Beijing's Sanlitun area, China.