Daily US Times: People across Asia are witnessing an annual solar eclipse. The natural phenomenon is also known as a ‘ring of fire’.
Crowds have gathered in a number of countries including Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, India and Indonesia.
During the annual eclipse, the Moon covers the centre of the sun, which looks like a ring of fire.
There are two eclipses in a year. The eclipses happen when the Earth is completely or partially in the Moon’s shadow.
The previous solar eclipse happened on 2 July and that was visible exclusively over South America. The next total eclipse will visible across parts of southern Chile and Argentina, as well as south-west Africa and Antarctica.