Hatirjheel, the popular spot for recreation of the Dhaka dwellers, assumes different looks at different times. The monsoon leaves the sky with refreshing beauty that can be best captured from the location.
Either moonlit or not, night is generally attractive in the lake area. Gust of wind or heavy rainfall brings a different look. The enlivened greenery during the rainy season is a relief to the eye.
Flowers and birds along with colourful insects can be found in the area. The reflection of the sky at different times pleases the visitors coming to the area everyday.
Prothom Alo's Nusrat Nowrin captured beauty of the area at different moments recently.
A myna perched on the electric cable just after a brief spell of rain is over. Behind the bamboo leaves clouds are seen to gather in the sky again for the next spell of rain.
Bright purple jarul are soaked by the monsoon rain in Hatirjheel area. The lake is surrounded by various flower plants including jarul, krishnochura, kadam, hijol, cherry and so on.
The lady bugs have pecked on the leaves of the herb grown abundant in the area.
The bright blue aparajita blooms add to the beauty of the monsoon beauty in the area
Two boys run on the bridge on the water body during a heavy rainfall.
The sky is clear during the rainy season. A boat sails in the late, white clouds are seen above.
The evening star is seen on the sky above Hatirjheel on 11 July. The reflection of the lights in the buildings on the bank is in the water.
A woman walks on the bridge on Hatirjheel after a heavy rainfall leaves a clear bright sky.
Flowers are seen on a flyover in the area.
Clouds in the sky on a July morning.
Clouds gathered in the sky on a July afternoon.
A bicycle kept against a tree by the lake.
Dusk is quite an attraction in Hatirjheel.
Wild flowers bloom by the lake.
Two men on the flyover as the moon just appeared in the sky in the evening.
A boy falls off his bicycle in the excessive rain.
Sunset captured from the bank of Hatirjheel.
The authorities have planted different flower plants around the lake.
As the night falls, lights of different shades are lit across several bridges on the lake. Visitors love to see the colours changing from time to time.
The cafe on the lake, Cafe Jheel Meal, is generally crowded throughout the day. As it is morning, the restaurant is silent and empty.
The golden rays of the setting sun from behind the piles of cloud are seen reflected on the water.
People enjoy bathing in the fresh monsoon rain on the bridge over the lake.
A man sleeps under the shade of a tree in a hot day.