Photo of the Day: Heavy Rains Fall over Bangkok
Heavy rain falls over the city of Bangkok at sunset during the monsoon season on Sept. 18. The East Asian monsoon is a monsoonal flow that carries moist air from the Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean to East Asia. It affects approximately one-third of the global population, influencing the climate of Japan, the Koreas, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, and much of mainland China. (Nicolas Asfouri / AFP – Getty Images) Click image to zoom.