May 18, 2022

  • People use boats as the streets of Companiganj in Sylhet go under the water due to flash floods after incessant rains.

    People use boats as the streets of Companiganj in Sylhet go under the water due to flash floods after incessant rains.

  • People use boats as the streets of Companiganj in Sylhet go under the water due to flash floods after incessant rains.

    People use boats as the streets of Companiganj in Sylhet go under the water due to flash floods after incessant rains.

  • A dog takes a dip into the mud of the river Buriganga in Dhaka to beat the summer heat on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A dog takes a dip into the mud of the river Buriganga in Dhaka to beat the summer heat on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A dog takes a dip into the mud of the river Buriganga in Dhaka to beat the summer heat on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A dog takes a dip into the mud of the river Buriganga in Dhaka to beat the summer heat on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Vehicles wade through water on the street at Taltola in Sylhet during flash floods. Photo: Akhlas Uddin

    Vehicles wade through water on the street at Taltola in Sylhet during flash floods. Photo: Akhlas Uddin

  • Vehicles wade through water on the street at Taltola in Sylhet during flash floods. Photo: Akhlas Uddin

    Vehicles wade through water on the street at Taltola in Sylhet during flash floods. Photo: Akhlas Uddin

  • Vehicles wade through water on the street at Taltola in Sylhet during flash floods. Photo: Akhlas Uddin

    Vehicles wade through water on the street at Taltola in Sylhet during flash floods. Photo: Akhlas Uddin

  • Elephants are always kept shackled inside a fenced area at the National Zoo in Dhaka’s Mirpur. Amid the oppressive heat, the shackled elephants outside the shed have no option but to stay in the sunlight. They try to cool themselves off by spraying water on their body from a tank. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Elephants are always kept shackled inside a fenced area at the National Zoo in Dhaka’s Mirpur. Amid the oppressive heat, the shackled elephants outside the shed have no option but to stay in the sunlight. They try to cool themselves off by spraying water on their body from a tank. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Elephants are always kept shackled inside a fenced area at the National Zoo in Dhaka’s Mirpur. Amid the oppressive heat, the shackled elephants outside the shed have no option but to stay in the sunlight. They try to cool themselves off by spraying water on their body from a tank. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Elephants are always kept shackled inside a fenced area at the National Zoo in Dhaka’s Mirpur. Amid the oppressive heat, the shackled elephants outside the shed have no option but to stay in the sunlight. They try to cool themselves off by spraying water on their body from a tank. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Elephants are always kept shackled inside a fenced area at the National Zoo in Dhaka’s Mirpur. Amid the oppressive heat, the shackled elephants outside the shed have no option but to stay in the sunlight. They try to cool themselves off by spraying water on their body from a tank. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Elephants are always kept shackled inside a fenced area at the National Zoo in Dhaka’s Mirpur. Amid the oppressive heat, the shackled elephants outside the shed have no option but to stay in the sunlight. They try to cool themselves off by spraying water on their body from a tank. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Emus drink water at the National Zoo in Dhaka’s Mirpur amid the searing summer heat. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Emus drink water at the National Zoo in Dhaka’s Mirpur amid the searing summer heat. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Giraffes are one of the top draws for visitors at the National Zoo in Dhaka’s Mirpur. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Giraffes are one of the top draws for visitors at the National Zoo in Dhaka’s Mirpur. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A worker feeds giraffes at the National Zoo in Dhaka’s Mirpur. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A worker feeds giraffes at the National Zoo in Dhaka’s Mirpur. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A peacock dances, spreading its tail feathers, at the National Zoo in Dhaka’s Mirpur on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A peacock dances, spreading its tail feathers, at the National Zoo in Dhaka’s Mirpur on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A family catch a breath during a visit to the National Zoo in Dhaka’s Mirpur on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A family catch a breath during a visit to the National Zoo in Dhaka’s Mirpur on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Members of the Urdu-Speaking People’s Youth Rehabilitation Movement march carrying Bangladesh’s national flag in Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 demanding citizenship and the right to vote on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Members of the Urdu-Speaking People’s Youth Rehabilitation Movement march carrying Bangladesh’s national flag in Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 demanding citizenship and the right to vote on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Members of the Urdu-Speaking People’s Youth Rehabilitation Movement march carrying Bangladesh’s national flag in Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 demanding citizenship and the right to vote on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Members of the Urdu-Speaking People’s Youth Rehabilitation Movement march carrying Bangladesh’s national flag in Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 demanding citizenship and the right to vote on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove