Floods submerge crops

  • A farmer harvests half-ripe paddy from a submerged field along the Turag river by a boat in Dhaka’s Ashulia after a flash flood. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A farmer harvests half-ripe paddy from a submerged field along the Turag river by a boat in Dhaka’s Ashulia after a flash flood. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A rise in the Turag river water after heavy rainfall upstream has left farmers in Dhaka’s Ashulia in despair. They are now using boats to harvest half-ripe paddy on the low-lying fields before the crops are totally submerged. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A rise in the Turag river water after heavy rainfall upstream has left farmers in Dhaka’s Ashulia in despair. They are now using boats to harvest half-ripe paddy on the low-lying fields before the crops are totally submerged. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A farmer carries paddy harvested from a submerged field along the Turag river in Dhaka’s Ashulia after a flash flood. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A farmer carries paddy harvested from a submerged field along the Turag river in Dhaka’s Ashulia after a flash flood. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Farmers harvest paddy by using a boat on a submerged field along the Turag river in Dhaka’s Ashulia after a flash flood. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Farmers harvest paddy by using a boat on a submerged field along the Turag river in Dhaka’s Ashulia after a flash flood. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Farmers have their meal during a break while harvesting paddy on a submerged field along the Turag river in Dhaka’s Ashulia after a flash flood. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Farmers have their meal during a break while harvesting paddy on a submerged field along the Turag river in Dhaka’s Ashulia after a flash flood. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Farmers carry paddy harvested from a submerged field along the Turag river to a pick-up van in Dhaka’s Ashulia after a flash flood. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Farmers carry paddy harvested from a submerged field along the Turag river to a pick-up van in Dhaka’s Ashulia after a flash flood. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Farmers harvest half-ripe paddy from a submerged field along the Turag river by a boat in Dhaka’s Ashulia after a flash flood. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Farmers harvest half-ripe paddy from a submerged field along the Turag river by a boat in Dhaka’s Ashulia after a flash flood. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Farmers harvest half-ripe paddy from a submerged field along the Turag river by a boat in Dhaka’s Ashulia after a flash flood. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Farmers harvest half-ripe paddy from a submerged field along the Turag river by a boat in Dhaka’s Ashulia after a flash flood. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A farmer uses a raft to harvest half-ripe paddy on a submerged field along the Turag river by a boat in Dhaka’s Ashulia after a flash flood. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A farmer uses a raft to harvest half-ripe paddy on a submerged field along the Turag river by a boat in Dhaka’s Ashulia after a flash flood. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A rise in the Turag river water after heavy rainfall upstream has left farmers in Dhaka’s Ashulia in despair. They are now using boats to harvest half-ripe paddy on the low-lying fields before the crops are totally submerged. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A rise in the Turag river water after heavy rainfall upstream has left farmers in Dhaka’s Ashulia in despair. They are now using boats to harvest half-ripe paddy on the low-lying fields before the crops are totally submerged. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Farmers use a boat to carry paddy harvested on a submerged field along the Turag river in Dhaka’s Ashulia after a flash flood. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Farmers use a boat to carry paddy harvested on a submerged field along the Turag river in Dhaka’s Ashulia after a flash flood. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove