Midday Brief, Monday, July 22, 2019

A front-seat passenger in a pick-up van puts a portable fan point-blank to his face, in an attempt to find some respite from the suffocating heat. As vehicles remained stuck in heavy traffic on the first day of the week yesterday, many had to suffer as the temperature and humidity both rose to intolerable levels. The photo was taken from Farmgate. Photo: STAR/ Palash Khan