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2020-08-23 12:31:50

In this Week in Photos, continuous rainfall in China’s southwest causes heavy damage; people across China suffer from high temperatures; and tourists enjoy time at the sea.

Rescuers transfer an elderly woman to a safe place after floodwaters destroy her house in Yibin, Sichuan province, Aug. 19, 2020. Wang Yushuai/People Visual

Rescuers transfer an elderly woman to a safe place after floodwaters destroy her house in Yibin, Sichuan province, Aug. 19, 2020. Wang Yushuai/People Visual

A cleaner washes an escalator in Chongqing, Aug. 21, 2020. Chen Chao/CNS/People Visual

A cleaner washes an escalator in Chongqing, Aug. 21, 2020. Chen Chao/CNS/People Visual

A vendor walks into his shop to clean up silt after floodwaters recede in Chongqing, Aug. 22, 2020. People Visual

A vendor walks into his shop to clean up silt after floodwaters recede in Chongqing, Aug. 22, 2020. People Visual

Two men drag a large parcel at a logistics base in Huai’an, Jiangsu province, Aug. 18, 2020. He Jianghua/People Visual

Two men drag a large parcel at a logistics base in Huai’an, Jiangsu province, Aug. 18, 2020. He Jianghua/People Visual

Children play with water during a water-splashing event in Jinan, Shandong province, Aug. 22, 2020. People Visual

Children play with water during a water-splashing event in Jinan, Shandong province, Aug. 22, 2020. People Visual

Tourists relax in the First Bathing Beach in Qingdao, Shandong province, Aug. 18, 2020. People Visual

Tourists relax in the First Bathing Beach in Qingdao, Shandong province, Aug. 18, 2020. People Visual

A woman dances as she visits an immersive outdoor light exhibition during the 2020 Beijing International Light Festival at a park in Beijing, Aug. 22, 2020. Wang Zhao/People Visual

A woman dances as she visits an immersive outdoor light exhibition during the 2020 Beijing International Light Festival at a park in Beijing, Aug. 22, 2020. Wang Zhao/People Visual