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Top photos: UAE frontliners take part in vaccine trials; massive blast in Beirut; tropical storm Isaias batters Eastern US

Published on August 5, 2020 at 14.27

Top images from around the world over the past 24 hours.

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100 frontline workers volunteer for vaccine trial in Abu Dhabi. Photo: Supplied photo
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Warsan Nursery uses 100 per cent AI technology to produce flowers in Dubai. Photo: Supplied photo
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A massive explosion shook Lebanon's capital Beirut wounding a number people and causing widespread damage. Photo: AFP
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A Philadelphia police officer rushes to help a stranded motorist during Tropical Storm Isaias, in Philadelphia. The storm spawned tornadoes and dumped rain during an inland march up the US East Coast after making landfall as a hurricane along the North Carolina coast. Photo: AP
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Commuters wade through a waterlogged street at Parel, following heavy rainfall, in Mumbai. IMD has issued a red alert with forecast of 'extremely heavy' rainfall in Mumbai, Thane, Pune, Raigad and Ratnagiri districts in Maharashtra over the next 48 hours. Photo: PTI
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Employees clear snow on the terrace next to Germany's highest mountain, the Zugspitze near Grainau, Germany. 20 centimeters of snow were reported by the German Weather Service on Tuesday morning. Photo: AP
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Heavy traffic is pictured along Marcos Highway, as motorist’s queue for a checkpoint on the first day of the Philippine capital's reimplementation of a stricter lockdown to curb coronavirus disease (Covid-19) infections, in Marikina City, Metro Manila, Philippines. Photo: Reuters
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A general view along Bourke Street Mall is seen as the city operates under lockdown restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Melbourne, Australia. Photo: Reuters
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People carry a fake coffin as symbol of a student dead by Covid-19 as they take part in a march and rally during the National Day of Resistance to schools re-opening in New York, US. Photo: Reuters
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The new Genoa bridge is illuminated in the colours of the Italian flag during its official inauguration, after it was rebuilt following its collapse on August 14, 2018 which killed 43 people, in Genoa, Italy. Photo: Reuters
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Children, who have missed their online classes due to a lack of internet facilities, maintain a safe distance as they listen to pre-recorded lessons over loudspeakers, after schools were closed following the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak, in Dandwal village in the western state of Maharashtra, India. Photo: Reuters
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Palestinians form a human pyramid on a beach after the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) restrictions were eased, in the southern Gaza Strip. Photo: Reuters
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Fire-dancers perform in front of the historic temple of the Tooth, as they take part in a procession during the Esala Perahera festival in the ancient hill capital of Kandy, Colombo. Photo: AFP
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Health workers move a patient suspected of being infected with Covid-19 to the HRAN Hospital, specialised in the care of new Coronavirus cases, in Brasilia, Brazil. Photo: AP
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A street artist makes bubbles in front of the town hall in Frankfurt, Germany. Photo: AP
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Students from Government Senior Collage Lagos wearing face mask to protect against coronavirus attend lectures inside a class room in Lagos Nigeria. Nigeria officials resumed both public and private schools on Monday for students following months of closure to curb the spread of coronavirus. Photo: AP
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Pakistan cricket team huddle during a nets session at Old Trafford ground in Manchester, England. Pakistan are scheduled to play their first Test against England on August 5 to 9. Photo: AP
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The Dalesman steam train crosses the Ribblehead viaduct for the first time since the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, in North Yorkshire, Britain. Photo: Reuters
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Pedestrians, including a woman wearing a protective face mask amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), cross a street in central Kyiv, Ukraine. Photo: Reuters

(Research: Mohammad Thanweeruddin/Khaleej Times)
 
 
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