In photos: Rain in Dhaka | The Daily Star
06:12 PM, June 19, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 10:55 PM, June 19, 2017

In photos: Rain in Dhaka

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The ongoing public suffering may continue for the next couple of days as more rain is in the forecast, said the Met office today.  

A dog desperately looks for shelter in the waterlogged street of Old Dhaka. As most of the area went under water this morning, this dog was seen rushing from here to there, looking for a dry spot to keep itself warm. Photo: Amran Hossain
A woman in a rickshaw amid torrential rain and water logging in Alauddin Road this afternoon. Photo: Amran Hossain.
Vehicles ply through Mirpur road that went under water today after the morning downpour. Commuters were stranded in the roads for hours due to lack of transport as well as waterlogged streets across the city. Photo: Rashed Shumon

Amid the ongoing last moment Eid shopping, when traffic flow on Dhaka streets is already in a bad state, it is presumed that, the monsoon downpour and waterlogging may cause further public sufferings. 

The weatherman reported, medium of heavy thundershowers are in forecast for the next few days of monsoon. 

Rickshaw pullers make two lane for passing through a road in Old Dhaka that went under knee deep water following the continuous downpour this morning. Photo: Amran Hossain
With big umbrellas, people were seen trying to keep themselves dry in the continuous downpour in the city. Photo: Amran Hossain
The roadside shops in Gulistan put up blue plastic sheets to save its goods from getting wet in the continuous rain. 44m rain was recorded in the city from 6:00am to 12:00 noon today. Photo: Feroze Ahmed
Two labourers struggle to pull a rickshaw van loaded with goods in Jatrabari area of Dhaka. A part of the road close to the Jatrabari flyover has been water logged for quite a while now, and authorities have paid no attention. Photo: Anisur Rahman

 

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