In this Week in Photos, persistent downpours unleash damaging floods affecting over two-thirds of China’s provincial-level regions; Chinese celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival; and graduation ceremonies are held at universities across the country.
People wait to be tested at a coronavirus nucleic acid testing site in Chaoyang District, Beijing, June 23, 2020. Jiang Qiming/CNS/People Visual
Students wearing rain ponchos attend an outdoor graduation ceremony at Chongqing University, Chongqing, June 28, 2020. People Visual
A reservoir discharges floodwater at Wugong Mountain in Pingxiang, Jiangxi province, June 26, 2020. People Visual
Two women run away from a large wave in Yantai, Shandong province, June 24, 2020. The city has been battered by storm surges this week. People Visual
People perform a fire dragon show celebrating Dragon Boat Festival at a tourist site in Jishou, Hunan province, June 24, 2020. People Visual
People of the Dong ethnic minority watch bull fights during the “June 6” traditional festival, in Rongjiang County, Guizhou province, June 26, 2020. People Visual
A child takes part in a performance at Yu Garden in Shanghai, June 23, 2020. With the tourism industry still feeling the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, Yu Garden launched a series of interactive attractions to lure visitors ahead of the Dragon Boat Festival. Shi Yangkun/Sixth Tone