Rain brings relief from heat to Dhaka

  • A couple soak in the downpour at Dhaka University as it was raining heavily amid the scorching summer heat on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A couple soak in the downpour at Dhaka University as it was raining heavily amid the scorching summer heat on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A group of cleaners head home after work amid the rains in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A group of cleaners head home after work amid the rains in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A group of youth soak in the downpour at Dhaka University on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, as it was raining in the daytime after a few days of cloudy weather in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A group of youth soak in the downpour at Dhaka University on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, as it was raining in the daytime after a few days of cloudy weather in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Students get drenched in an afternoon shower in front of the Shikkha Bhaban (Education Building) in Paltan on their way back home on Wednesday, May 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Students get drenched in an afternoon shower in front of the Shikkha Bhaban (Education Building) in Paltan on their way back home on Wednesday, May 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Some people slosh through the heavy rain on motorcycles on Wednesday, May 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Some people slosh through the heavy rain on motorcycles on Wednesday, May 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A rickshaw-puller rushes towards his destination in the rain as the passengers cover themselves with a polythene sheet on Wednesday, May 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A rickshaw-puller rushes towards his destination in the rain as the passengers cover themselves with a polythene sheet on Wednesday, May 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A person covers himself up in a polythene sheet to find respite from the rain during a trip on a rickshaw van with goods on Wednesday, May 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A person covers himself up in a polythene sheet to find respite from the rain during a trip on a rickshaw van with goods on Wednesday, May 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A traffic sergeant and a metro rail worker take shelter under an umbrella during heavy downpour in front of Dhaka’s Kadam Fountain on Wednesday, May 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A traffic sergeant and a metro rail worker take shelter under an umbrella during heavy downpour in front of Dhaka’s Kadam Fountain on Wednesday, May 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A man carries an umbrella while walking amid heavy rain in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A man carries an umbrella while walking amid heavy rain in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A short spell of torrential rain brings relief to people in Dhaka on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, amid the scorching summer heat across the country. The sun peeked after the rain but the sky was cloudy. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A short spell of torrential rain brings relief to people in Dhaka on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, amid the scorching summer heat across the country. The sun peeked after the rain but the sky was cloudy. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Students soak in the rain while returning home on a rickshaw. The photo was taken at Dhaka University during the rain on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Students soak in the rain while returning home on a rickshaw. The photo was taken at Dhaka University during the rain on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A short spell of torrential rain brings relief to people in Dhaka on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, amid the scorching summer heat across the country. The sun peeked after the rain but the sky was cloudy. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A short spell of torrential rain brings relief to people in Dhaka on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, amid the scorching summer heat across the country. The sun peeked after the rain but the sky was cloudy. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi