Rain brings some relief

  • A cooling rain fell in Dhaka due to a low-pressure system in the Bay of Bengal. A couple rides a motorcycle through the rain in the Dhaka University area on Sunday, May 8, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A cooling rain fell in Dhaka due to a low-pressure system in the Bay of Bengal. A couple rides a motorcycle through the rain in the Dhaka University area on Sunday, May 8, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Umbrellas are out in force in the Dhaka University area on Sunday, May 8, 2022, as people try to keep dry amid a sudden shower. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Umbrellas are out in force in the Dhaka University area on Sunday, May 8, 2022, as people try to keep dry amid a sudden shower. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Umbrellas are out in force in the Dhaka University area on Sunday, May 8, 2022, as people try to keep dry amid a sudden shower. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Umbrellas are out in force in the Dhaka University area on Sunday, May 8, 2022, as people try to keep dry amid a sudden shower. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A youth plays football in the rain in the Hatirjheel area in Dhaka on Sunday, May 8, 2022. The shower brought some relief from the oppressive heat of the past few days. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A youth plays football in the rain in the Hatirjheel area in Dhaka on Sunday, May 8, 2022. The shower brought some relief from the oppressive heat of the past few days. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Some students are drenched by the sudden rain in the Dhaka University area on Sunday, May 8, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Some students are drenched by the sudden rain in the Dhaka University area on Sunday, May 8, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Two youths ride a bicycle through the rain in the Dhaka University area on Sunday, May 8, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Two youths ride a bicycle through the rain in the Dhaka University area on Sunday, May 8, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Dhaka’s skies have been overcast for the past few days, but the rain did not come down until Sunday, May 8, 2022. A group of young women rejoice at the relief from the heat in the Dhaka University area. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Dhaka’s skies have been overcast for the past few days, but the rain did not come down until Sunday, May 8, 2022. A group of young women rejoice at the relief from the heat in the Dhaka University area. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Dhaka’s skies have been overcast for the past few days, but the rain did not come down until Sunday, May 8, 2022. A group of young women rejoice at the relief from the heat in the Dhaka University area. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Dhaka’s skies have been overcast for the past few days, but the rain did not come down until Sunday, May 8, 2022. A group of young women rejoice at the relief from the heat in the Dhaka University area. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A low-pressure weather system has led to rain in the capital, bringing its residents some respite from the heat. As oppressive heat envelops the entire country, the shower provided a brief moment of relief for Dhaka residents on Sunday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A low-pressure weather system has led to rain in the capital, bringing its residents some respite from the heat. As oppressive heat envelops the entire country, the shower provided a brief moment of relief for Dhaka residents on Sunday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi