. this vibrant street art is the work of rikshah painters. d.c. is a specialist with a specialty in fantasy worlds. >> translator: pleasing passengers, drivers with beautiful carts as a rikshah artist is my calling. >> reporter: but these are hard times for rikshah painters. work has been drying up. and the number of painters in dhaka is on the decline. one reason is the shrinking fleet of rikshahs. the pedal powered vehicles have been banned from the main roads. as a result, side streets are now clogged with the three wheelers all going nowhere fast. >> translator: in addition to traffic jams, they started licensing rickshaw businesses. that's why the number of rickshaws continue to decline >> reporter: what's worse for painters is the emergence of mass production. this handles printed plates, not handmade ones. >> translator: printed plates have become mainstream because hand painted ones cannot be mass produced. printed plates can be made cheaply and on a large scale. >> reporter: fewer orders are not the only problem. this is a.k. das. the most respected rickshaw painter in bang
., temperatures pretty comfortable. 29 in washington, d.c. fairly cool but does stay hot in the south. houston coming in at 35 degrees. finally taking a look at europe, we're looking at more wet and windy weather to effect much of the british isles today. heavy rain will impact scotland. the rain brisk as well. we're looking for much to effect scandinavia and russia as well. plenty of rain and showers found here. across central areas too we've got an active low pressure system. especially for the southern end of poland as well as hungary. good spells of sunshine to be found across spain, paris, and portugal. 37 in madrid today. that also will continue to spread into western and central areas. a significant warm-up is expected by mid-week. here is your extended forecast. >>> and that wraps up this edition of "newsline." i'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo. thanks for joining us.
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