• Many feared buried by mudslides in Sri Lanka

    A massive landslide triggered by torrential rains buried homes in three villages in the central hills of Sri Lanka, and more than 200 families were missing and feared buried under the mud and debris, the Sri Lankan Red Cross says.

  • Rain respite amid sweltering heat

    A much needed rain accompanied by heavy thunderstorm swept most parts of the country, including capital Dhaka, after weeks of sweltering heat. The good news is, more rain is yet to come.

  • 15 killed in Arunachal landslide

    At least 15 labourers are killed as a massive landslide triggered due to incessant rain hit a labour camp in Tawang district of northeastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh.

  • Rain likely in Dhaka today

    Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at one or two places in Dhaka today, the met office says.

  • Upbeat Tigers hope rain stays away

    As it stands at the moment, Bangladesh will go through to the Super 10s of the ICC World Twenty20 by virtue of a better net run-rate if their final qualifying game against Oman at Dharamsala is a washout today. And if we go by the weather forecast, there is a strong possibility of that after two abandoned games on Friday due to heavy rain.

  • Tamim shines in washout

    Bangladesh's abandoned ICC World Twenty20 qualifier against Ireland at Dharamsala last night will be remembered for one fine knock

  • [WATCH] Monkeys rejoice after untimely shower

    Having a hard day at work? Here is a group of jumping monkeys to lighten your day!

  • Rain on the cards, gloomy sky to persist today

    Rain or thunder showers, accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind, are likely to occur throughout the country.

  • Cold wave likely from Saturday

    Jodi Borshe Magher Shes, Dhonnyo Rajar Punya Desh -- If it rains at the end of Magh (10th month of the Bengali calendar), the kingdom would prosper, said ancient wise soothsayer and astrologer Khona in a popular verse.

  • Rain cools down Dhaka

    Dhaka cools down in a wave of rain around noon today – a respite for city dwellers from the heat that has been persisting for the last few days.

  • Ctg landslide kills mother, daughter

    A woman and her five-year-old daughter were killed in a rain-triggered landslide in Chittagong this morning.

  • Eid rush, rain cause 20km-tailback on highway

    Thousands of passengers face untold sufferings on Dhaka-Tangail highway due to a 20-kilometre tailback caused by incessant rain and heavy pressure of vehicles ahead of Eid-ul-Azha since early morning.

  • Rain of relief in Dhaka

    Dhaka is swept by a brief period of rain this morning that offered relief from the heat that had surged for the last two days.

  • 1 dead, 22 missing in torrential rain in Japan

    One dead and 22 missing after record-breaking rain pounded the Kanto and Tohoku regions, causing widespread flooding and resulting in an evacuation advisory being issued to more than 1 million residents.

  • Typhoon sparks flooding in Japan

    Areas of Japan are on high alert as heavy rains and flooding continue for a second day, following Typhoon Etau.

  • Drizzle causes gridlock

    People's sufferings continue as rains keep on pouring in Dhaka. Several streets remain inundated, causing acute gridlock. According to Met office, rain may fade later in the day.

  • Teenager killed in Cox’s Bazar landslide

    A teenage girl is buried in landslide triggered by torrential downpour in Cox’s Bazar Sadar upazila this morning.

  • Minor drowns in Dhaka’s flooded road

    A minor girl drowns in a flooded road at Kathalbagan in Dhaka.

  • Rain disrupts play

    Day 2 washed out

    Match officials call off play for day 2 of the 2nd Test between Bangladesh and South Africa at Mirpur stadium due to incessant rain from early morning.

  • Rain came too late! (video)

    It has been raining in Dhaka since Saturday. Sometimes rains came down heavier after slight relapses. But had it come a little earlier today, many of a Merul Badda slum might not lost their belongings in a devastating fire.

  • Asia's best boat trips: Along the mighty Mekong

    Rain is pelting the observation deck, falling in sheets so thick we can barely see where the Mekong meets the shore.

  • Over 200 shanties gutted in Badda fire

    Around a hundred shanties are gutted in a huge fire which breaks out at a slum in Merul Badda in Dhaka, fire fighters say.

  • Rain to pour heavier in coming days

    After a slight relapse, the seasonal downpour is expected to come down heavier in the coming days in Dhaka and most places of the country.

  • Rain to continue till Monday

    Heavy rain is likely to continue at most places of the country except Rangpur till Monday evening, according to met officials.

  • Torrential rain inundates Dhaka city

    Just several hours of rain cripples the life in Dhaka as different parts of the capital went under ankle to knee-deep water, thanks to poor drainage system.

  • India Darjeeling landslides kill 30

    Landslides triggered by heavy rain kills 30 people in India's tea-growing region of Darjeeling

  • 6 killed in Cox’s Bazar landslide, rain

    Two people are killed in monsoon rain-triggered landslide while bodies of four persons, who were washed away on Thursday, found in Cox’s Bazar. .


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  • Umbrellas have been flawed for the past 3,000 years! Now there is a new design!

    To answer your rainy day woes, the KAZbrella is here. A modern and innovative take on the conventional umbrella design the KAZbrella closes inside out, is drip free and easy to use.

  • Rain disrupts city life

    Some areas lacking adequate storm drainage in Dhaka goes under water due to day-long drizzling today, causing public suffering as traffic movement gets slow on the submerged roads.