Pictures of the day: August 28, 2017

Published: August 28, 2017
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Ethnic Chinese Indonesians visit their ancestral graves at the Kubu Raya district cemetery in West Kalimantan. PHOTO: AFP

Ethnic Chinese Indonesians visit their ancestral graves at the Kubu Raya district cemetery in West Kalimantan. PHOTO: AFP

View of the Atacama desert in the Huasco region, some 600 km north of Santiago, on August. PHOTO: AFP

View of the Atacama desert in the Huasco region, some 600 km north of Santiago, on August. PHOTO: AFP

People make their way down partially flooded roads following the passage of Hurricane Harvey in Galveston, Texas. PHOTO: AFP

People make their way down partially flooded roads following the passage of Hurricane Harvey in Galveston, Texas. PHOTO: AFP

Damaged boats in a multi-level storage facility are seen following passage of Hurricane Harvey at Rockport, Texas. PHOTO: AFP

Damaged boats in a multi-level storage facility are seen following passage of Hurricane Harvey at Rockport, Texas. PHOTO: AFP

Indian devotees hold an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha as it is lifted by a crane before immersing it in the Indian ocean at Pattinapakkam beach in Chennai. PHOTO: AFP

Indian devotees hold an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha as it is lifted by a crane before immersing it in the Indian ocean at Pattinapakkam beach in Chennai. PHOTO: AFP

People look at fireworks above Saint Basil's Cathedral during the 'Spasskaya Tower' international military and music festival on the Red Square in Moscow. PHOTO: AFP

People look at fireworks above Saint Basil’s Cathedral during the ‘Spasskaya Tower’ international military and music festival on the Red Square in Moscow. PHOTO: AFP

View of flowers in bloom on the Atacama desert, at the Huasco region some 600 km north of Santiago. PHOTO: AFP

View of flowers in bloom on the Atacama desert, at the Huasco region some 600 km north of Santiago. PHOTO: AFP

A cosplayer dressed as Batman comes out of a lift while attending London Super Comic Convention at Business Design Centre in Islington, London. PHOTO: AFP

A cosplayer dressed as Batman comes out of a lift while attending London Super Comic Convention at Business Design Centre in Islington, London. PHOTO: AFP

Lightning strikes in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany during a summer rain storm. PHOTO: AFP

Lightning strikes in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany during a summer rain storm. PHOTO: AFP

Sukhoi Su-30SM fighter of the Russkiye Vityazi (Russian Knights) aerobatic team performs at the ARMY 2017 International Military-Technical Forum at the Kubinka airbase outside Moscow, Russia. PHOTO: REUTERS

Sukhoi Su-30SM fighter of the Russkiye Vityazi (Russian Knights) aerobatic team performs at the ARMY 2017 International Military-Technical Forum at the Kubinka airbase outside Moscow, Russia. PHOTO: REUTERS

A man walk in a field sowed of lucerne and oat (green strip) in Krasnoyarsk region, Russia. PHOTO: REUTERS

A man walk in a field sowed of lucerne and oat (green strip) in Krasnoyarsk region, Russia. PHOTO: REUTERS

Smoke rises during clashes between joint troop of Iraqi army and Shi'ite Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) against the Islamic State militants in Tal Afar, Iraq. PHOTO: REUTERS

Smoke rises during clashes between joint troop of Iraqi army and Shi’ite Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) against the Islamic State militants in Tal Afar, Iraq. PHOTO: REUTERS

A Pakistani butcher transports goats in a bus as he arrives at an animal market ahead of the Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Karachi. PHOTO: REUTERS

A Pakistani butcher transports goats in a bus as he arrives at an animal market ahead of the Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Karachi. PHOTO: REUTERS

This long exposure photograph shows Muslim pilgrims during Tawaf at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Makkah. PHOTO: AFP

This long exposure photograph shows Muslim pilgrims during Tawaf at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia’s holy city of Makkah. PHOTO: AFP

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