Gimme Shelter: Umbrellas Around The World

Rafiq Maqbool–AP
Rafiq Maqbool–AP
June 17, 2012. A couple cover themselves with an umbrella by the shore of the Arabian Sea during a rain in Mumbai.

While sifting through thousands of news photos in the past week, TIME’s photo editors noticed a theme: umbrellas. From Mumbai to Manila, shots of people seeking cover from wet and windy weather seemed to be everywhere. And where the sun was out, umbrellas were there too to provide shade and shelter during the summer solstice on June 21 in the Northern Hemisphere. Here TIME presents a selection of recent images from the past few days.

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