Dust still clouds Demra Road

  • The haze created by dust on Demra Road in Dhaka is even cloudier than the seasonal winter fog. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The haze created by dust on Demra Road in Dhaka is even cloudier than the seasonal winter fog. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Commuters and vehicles are obscured by clouds of dust even in the daytime on Demra road in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Commuters and vehicles are obscured by clouds of dust even in the daytime on Demra road in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Commuters and vehicles are obscured by clouds of dust even in the daytime on Demra road in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Commuters and vehicles are obscured by clouds of dust even in the daytime on Demra road in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The residents of Demra can hardly go outside without a face mask to protect them from dust. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The residents of Demra can hardly go outside without a face mask to protect them from dust. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The residents of Demra can hardly go outside without a face mask to protect them from dust. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The residents of Demra can hardly go outside without a face mask to protect them from dust. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The entirety of Demra Road is engulfed by dust when even a single vehicle passes through. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The entirety of Demra Road is engulfed by dust when even a single vehicle passes through. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The entirety of Demra Road is engulfed by dust when even a single vehicle passes through. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The entirety of Demra Road is engulfed by dust when even a single vehicle passes through. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The dust clouds on Demra Road are so intense that car passengers have to cover their noses and mouths even after they roll up the windows. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The dust clouds on Demra Road are so intense that car passengers have to cover their noses and mouths even after they roll up the windows. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A man rides a motorcycle through the dust clouds on Demra Road. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A man rides a motorcycle through the dust clouds on Demra Road. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A man and woman try to protect themselves from the dust kicked up by a passing car on Demra Road. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A man and woman try to protect themselves from the dust kicked up by a passing car on Demra Road. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi