Locals voluntarily repair an embankment in Dashalia area of Khulna’s Koyra upazila yesterday. The dam was damaged due to tidal surges caused by cyclone Yaas. At least 38 villages have been flooded as water from a river entered in the localities.
A child uses a “tapal”, which is needed for boiling paddy in rural area, as a makeshift dinghy and rows in a water-filled ditch. The photo was captured from Barishal city’s West Sagardari area yesterday. Photo:
Workers load empty fruit crates onto a truck in Chattogram city’s CRB area yesterday. Traders bought these for a unit price of Tk 40 after these were leftover from lychee sales. These will be sold at Tk 50 to owners of lychee gardens in Dinajpur, and then the baskets will be used to transport the delectable summer fruit all over the country. Each truck can carry 1,200 such baskets. Photo: Rajib Raihan
Two youths wash a car using water from the lake in front of Swadhinata Stambha inside Suhrawardy Udyan. Vehicles aren’t allowed inside the park, but they managed to bypass the rules for an easy solution to car-washing. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Amran Hossain