Snowfall greeted the people of South Africa for the first time in five years on Tuesday. A strong area of low pressure at high altitudes, along with a deep pool of cold air, passed directly over South Africa on Tuesday, producing widespread snowfall.
Taiwan's gay pride parade brings tens of thousands to streets
Police in the Indian capital Delhi have stopped prominent anti-corruption campaigner Baba Ramdev from marching to parliament to stage a protest. Baba Ramdev and his supporters have been detained for allegedly "violating prohibitory laws".
A Siberian tiger walks at the St-Felicien Wildlife Zoo in St-Felicien, Quebec. According to National Geographic, the wild population of Siberian tigers, also called Amur tiger, is estimated between 400 and 500 and is classified as an endangered species.
In pictures: Diamond Jubilee river pageant
Pleasure boats of all shapes and sizes muster on the River Thames 3 June 2012