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Foggy, cloudy weather likely to stay for 2 days

Foggy, cloudy weather likely to stay for 2 days

Moisture influx from the west caused the foggy and cloudy weather today and is likely to induce similar climate pattern along with light rain across the country for the next two days. “Influx of moisture from the Arabian Sea has influenced the weather,” Abdur Rahman, the duty officer of Bangladesh Meteorological Department, told The...

WI vs Bangladesh T20 rained out

WI vs Bangladesh T20 rained out

The one-off Twenty20 cricket international between the West Indies and Bangladesh was abandoned with no result Wednesday after a lengthy, heavy shower rendered conditions unfit for play at Warner Park. Bangladesh, after winning the toss, reached 31-0 off 4.4 overs when rain and strong winds caused ground staff problems as covers were blown around...

Dhaka suffers monsoon effect

Dhaka suffers monsoon effect

People in Dhaka found moving around very difficult as drizzles turning into heavy torrent sent under water many of the city’s key thoroughfares today. Beginning around 9:00am, the rain disrupted the movement of office-goers and the Eid shoppers. Dhaka met office measured 52 milimetres rain till this noon today. Mirpur, Mouchak, Green Road, Baridhara, Kakrail, New...

1 dies as rain continues to batter Ctg

1 dies as rain continues to batter Ctg

A construction worker was killed and three others were injured early yesterday when a rain-soaked boundary wall of a building collapsed on a tin-shed barrack of the workers at Rahamat Nagar in Nasirabad of Chittagong city which has been in the grip of incessant rain for the fourth consecutive day. The deceased was Md...

Wall collapse kills 1 as rain cripples Ctg

Wall collapse kills 1 as rain cripples Ctg

  A construction worker was killed and three others were injured in a wall collapse triggered by heavy rain that submerged most part of Chittagong city today causing misery for locals.  Chittagong met office recorded 211.2 mm rainfall in 24 hours till 9:00am today, reports our Chittagong correspondent quoting Nur Mohammad, duty assistant of the...

Dhaka-N region rail link restored

Dhaka-N region rail link restored

Rail communications of Dhaka with northern and southwestern parts of the country were restored this afternoon after a five-hour disruption following damage to railway tracks in Kalihati upazila of Tangail. Starting on Thursday afternoon, the incessant rain washed away soil under the tracks at Analiabari on the east bank of the Jamuna river, halting...

Wall collapse in China kills 18

A wall collapse triggered by heavy rains at a recycling plant killed 18 people and injured three others early Sunday in the eastern city of Qingdao, state media reported. According to Qingdao government's information office, the collapse crushed a house for workers in which 40 people were gathered. Authorities were investigating the cause of the wall collapse. The eastern coastal region has been drenched by heavy rainfall in recent days.  

City's wait for rain not over

City's wait for rain not over

After two weeks of scorching heat, Dhaka dwellers found a tiny bit of relief yesterday in the form of a cool breeze, thanks to a shower in Narayanganj; but their wait for rain continues. The mercury has been between 37 and 40 degrees Celsius during the period. Yesterday, it went up to 39 degrees...

Sudden rain disrupts city life

Sudden rain disrupts city life

A sudden cloudburst at the beginning of spring has brought back chill and disrupted people's life especially in the capital. While people in different districts experienced the untimely rain since Friday morning, Dhaka dwellers saw it starting in yesterday evening. What started as drizzle took heavier form during the night, creating small puddles at different...

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