Pictures of the week 26 August to 1 September 2017: Seven days of the world's best photojournalism

The week's best photos from around the world, from Houston's floods and Mumbai's building collapse to Notting Hill Carnival and the Hajj.

28 August 2017: Residents use boats to travel along along Tidwell Road in East Houston as they evacuate from an area that was flooded by Tropical Storm HarveyAdrees Latif/Reuters
27 August 2017: Residents of La Vita Bella assisted living facility sit in waist-deep floodwaters after Tropical Storm Harvey hit Dickinson, TexasSocial Media/Courtesy of Trudy Lampson/Reuters
30 August 2017: Homes near Lake Houston are flooded after Hurricane Harvey hit Houston, TexasWin McNamee/Getty Images
28 August 2017: Samaritans help push a boat with evacuees to higher ground during a rain storm caused by Tropical Storm Harvey along Tidwell Road in east Houston, TexasAdrees Latif/Reuters
27 August 2017: A rescue helicopter hovers in the background as a woman and her poodle use an air mattress to float above flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey while waiting to be rescued from Scarsdale Boulevard in HoustonAdrees Latif/Reuters
27 August 2017: A Texas National Guard soldier carries a woman on his back during a rescue operation in a flooded area around Houston, Texas1Lt. Zachary West, 100th MPAD/Texas Military Department/Reuters
31 August 2017: A military vehicle pushes its way through flood waters caused by Tropical Storm Harvey as it evacuates about two dozen residents from the Autumn Chase Park apartments in Port Arthur, TexasAdrees Latif/Reuters
31 August 2017: A flooded street is seen in Port Arthur, Texas, after the area was inundated with rain from Hurricane HarveyJoe Raedle/Getty Images
29 August 2017: People wade through water on a flooded street in MumbaiPunit Paranjpe/AFP
31 August 2017: Firefighters carry the body of a victim at the site of a collapsed building in MumbaiShailesh Andrade/Reuters
29 August 2017: Embers fly from a tree as the Ponderosa Fire burns east of Oroville, CaliforniaNoah Berger/Reuters
30 August 2017: Burning Man participants visit artist Douglas Ruuska's art project "House of Enlightenment" in the midst of a dust stormJim Bourg/Reuters
29 August 2017: Pili Montilla poses in front of the Tree of Ténéré at Burning Man 2017 in the Black Rock Desert of NevadaJim Urquhart/Reuters
30 August 2017: Maurizio Cattelanís America, a fully functional solid gold toilet, is seen at The Guggenheim Museum in New York CityBrendan McDermid/Reuters
28 August 2017: Giant panda Huan Huan holds her cub inside her enclosure at The Beauval Zoo in Saint-Aignan-sur-Cher, central France. She gave birth to twins on 4 August, but one died soon afterwardsGuillaume Suvant/AFP
30 August 2017: Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS) staff back away from a black rhino calf that appeared to wake up from a sedative as it was being tagged to ease quick identification during anti-poaching patrols at the Nairobi National ParkTony Karumba/AFP
27 August 2017: Men lead a recently-purchased camel by car, ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival in Peshawar, PakistanFayaz Aziz/AFP
29 August 2017: Muslims pray at the Grand mosque ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca, Saudi ArabiaSuhaib Salem/Reuters
31 August 2017: An aerial view shows Muslim pilgrims gathering on Mount Arafat, also known as Jabal al-Rahma (Mount of Mercy), southeast of the Saudi holy city of Mecca. Arafat is the site where Muslims believe the Prophet Muhammad gave his last sermon about 14 centuries ago after leading his followers on the pilgrimageKarim Sahib/AFP
1 September 2017: Bangladeshi people pack into – and onto – a train in Dhaka to head home to their villages for the Muslim festival of Eid al-AdhaAllison Joyce/Getty Images
27 August 2017: Penitents take part in a religious procession in Guardia Sanframondi, southern ItalyCiro De Luca/Reuters
27 August 2017: A young reveller takes part in the children's parade during the Notting Hill Carnival in west LondonEddie Keogh/Reuters
28 August 2017: Carnival performers participate in the parade on the main day of the Notting Hill Carnival in west LondonTolga Akmen/AFP
28 August 2017: A reveller lies on the pavement at the end of the Notting Hill Carnival in west LondonChris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images
26 August 2017: A cosplayer dressed in Power Armour from the Fallout game series attends London Super Comic Convention at the Business Design Centre in Islington, LondonTolga Akmen/AFP
26 August 2017: Men in traditional knight's armour battle during the annual medieval Just Out festival at Manasija monastery, near the town of Despotovac, SerbiaMarko Djurica/Reuters
29 August 2017: Four actors on horseback dressed in Game of Thrones related costumes carry the Queen's Baton along the Dark Hedges in Antrim, Northern Ireland. The Queen's Baton is currently on a tour in preparation for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in AustraliaCharles McQuillan/Getty Images
30 August 2017: Revellers enjoy the atmosphere while participating in an annual tomato fight at the Tomatina festival in Bunol, SpainPablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images
30 August 2017: A reveller covered in tomato pulp takes part in the annual Tomatina festival in the town of Bunol, SpainJaime Reina/AFP
28 August 2017: Competitors take part in the 10th annual World Gravy Wrestling Championships held at the Rose 'n' Bowl Pub near Bacup, LancashireOli Scarff/AFP
26 August 2017: Floyd Mayweather Jr lands a hit on Conor McGregor during their mega-hyped pay-per-view fight in Las VegasMark J Rebilas/Reuters
1 September 2017: British Prime Minister Theresa May watches a game of wheelchair basketball between Great Britain and Australia during the Wheelchair Basketball World Challenge Cup in TokyoStefan Rousseau
31 August 2017: Floral tributes, candles and photographs are left outside one of the entrances of Kensington Palace in London to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of WalesDaniel Leal-Olivas/AFP
31 August 2017: Mourners react during the burial of 16-year-old student Denilson de Souza Moraes, who was killed by a stray bullet while working at a scrapyard in the Chapadao 'favela' in Rio de Janeiro. Family members believe he was killed by a bullet fired during a police operationMario Tama/Getty Images
26 August 2017: Rebels fire weapons during an assault on government soldiers in the town of Kaya, South SudanGoran Tomasevic/Reuters
28 August 2017: A Rohingya man fleeing Myanmar passes a child through a barbed wire fence near Maungdaw on the border with BangladeshRehman Asad/AFP
31 August 2017: Rohingya refugees stand in heavy rain, as they are held by Border Guard Bangladesh after illegally crossing the border from MyanmarMohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters
1 September 2017: Bangladeshi onlookers look at bodies washed up on the banks of the Naf river in Tenkaf. The United Nations has said the number of Rohingya Muslims to flee violence in Myanmar in recent days has topped 27,000. A further 20,000 Rohingya have massed along the Bangladeshi border, but are barred from entry as they run from burning villages and 'security' operations by Myanmar's armySuzauddin Rubel/AFP

© Copyright 2018 IBTimes Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.