4 September 2012
Last updated at 12:37
A man watches a wildfire as it nears housing in Ribeira do Farrio, near Ourem, Portugal. Authorities have asked other European countries to send help as the country's firefighters struggle to contain forest blazes fuelled by high temperatures and strong winds.
Following the West Indian Day Parade, people in costume make their way along Kingston Avenue in Brooklyn, New York.
A damaged car rests against a tunnel after being carried away by flash floods in Birkirkara, near Valletta, Malta. One person was killed and widespread damage was reported when heavy rains and thunderstorms hit the Maltese islands.
Bronze medallist Lukasz Mamczarz, from Poland, competes in the men's high jump F42 classification final during the 2012 Paralympics in London.
A coffin is washed up onto the side of a levee following flooding caused by Hurricane Isaac in Plaquemines Parish in Braithwaite, Louisiana, USA.
Supporters of India’s main opposition, Bharatiya Janata Party, shout slogans as police use a water cannon to disperse them during a demonstration in New Delhi, India.
Hindu devotees hold up their clothes to dry in the wind after taking holy dips in the River Ganges in Allahabad, India. Allahabad, at the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, is an important Hindu pilgrimage place.
A woman feeds pigeons in Central Square in Vladivostok, Russia. The Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation summit will take place in the city from 8 September.
A woman takes a photograph of an exhibition of Chinese landscape paintings at a gallery in Beijing.