Sweltering heat bakes Dhaka

  • A bus driver’s helper drinks water from a bottle amid the sweltering heat in Dhaka on Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A bus driver’s helper drinks water from a bottle amid the sweltering heat in Dhaka on Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A rickshaw passenger drinks water from a bottle amid the sweltering heat at Shahbagh in Dhaka on Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A rickshaw passenger drinks water from a bottle amid the sweltering heat at Shahbagh in Dhaka on Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A motorcyclist carries a bottle of water in his bag amid the sweltering heat at Shahbagh in Dhaka on Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A motorcyclist carries a bottle of water in his bag amid the sweltering heat at Shahbagh in Dhaka on Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A child carries a bottle of water while waiting with his family for a bus amid scorching heat at Shahbagh in Dhaka on Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A child carries a bottle of water while waiting with his family for a bus amid scorching heat at Shahbagh in Dhaka on Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A woman carries a bottle of water while walking at Shahbagh in Dhaka amid scorching heat on Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A woman carries a bottle of water while walking at Shahbagh in Dhaka amid scorching heat on Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A rickshaw-puller mops the sweat from his face with a towel amid scorching heat at a traffic signal in Dhaka on Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A rickshaw-puller mops the sweat from his face with a towel amid scorching heat at a traffic signal in Dhaka on Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi