Image of Asia: Watching the Ganges overflow in Allahabad

Indians stand on the roof of their submerged houses and look at the flooded river Ganges in Allahabad, India, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. Incessant rains in most part of the northern India with two major rivers Ganges and Yamuna flowing over danger mark have resulted floods and submerging of many low lying areas. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

In this photo by Rajesh Kumar Singh, Indians stand on the roofs of their submerged houses and look at the flooded Ganges River in Allahabad, India. The two major rivers in the area, the Ganges and the Yamuna, are overflowing after incessant rains, leaving low-lying areas flooded. India has had heavy rains during this monsoon season after two years of severe drought.

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