• 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.

  • Rain disrupts play

    Oh rain!

    Rain becomes the spoilsport during the second game of the 3-match ODI series between India and Bangladesh at Mirpur Stadium today.

  • Heavy rains halt train service in Mymensingh

    Train service on Mymensingh-Jamalpur route disrupts for three hours as rail tracks went under water in Mymensingh after the city experienced the highest rainfall.

  • City dwellers gasp in gridlock

    In addition to water-logging on some key city roads, vehicles passing through Gulshan-1, Gulshan-2, Rampura, Badda and Baridhara remained stuck for hours as police cleared route for passage of the prime minister.

  • Nor’wester lashes Dhaka, 4 dists

    Nor'wester lashes Dhaka and four other districts.

  • Rain in the north, heat elsewhere

    Mixed weather pattern is prevailing through Bangladesh this summer with rain cooling life back to tugging quilts in the north and baking everyone under heat elsewhere.

  • Rain brings relief to Dhaka dwellers (video)

    After a heat wave, Dhaka city dwellers heave a sigh of relief with a downpour.

  • ‘Dark’ morning rain to begin day (video)

    Like any regular day it was a bright sunshine morning. All of a sudden black cloud eclipsed the bright sky and the on came with it rain.

  • Indian farmers

    30 farmers dead in 4 days in India

    Reports from the ground suggest at least 30 farmers have allegedly died of trauma or suicide in the past four days in north India.

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