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Help your pets beat the heat

This year is predicted to be the hottest year so far and the temperatures have already crossed 40 degrees Celsius in many parts of the country by now

12h ago

Dubai floods / Thousands of Bangladeshis stranded at Dhaka, Dubai airports

Several thousand Bangladeshi passengers remained stranded at the Dubai and Dhaka airports for the last two days as flights to and from Dubai got delayed or cancelled due to unprecedented flooding in the Middle East country

13h ago

Rain likely in Dhaka, six other divisions

Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally winds is likely to occur at one or two places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Barishal, Chattogram, and Sylhet divisions with hails at isolated places in the 24 hours from 9:00am today

20h ago

Climate change to wreck global income by 2050: study

Researchers in Germany estimate that climate change will shrink global GDP at least 20% by 2050. Scientists said that figure would worsen if countries fail to meet emissions-cutting targets

20h ago

City will face no waterlogging this year: Taposh

Dhaka South City Corporation Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh today said there will be no waterlogging in the capital during the upcoming rainy season.

1d ago

How European trash illegally ends up in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asian countries, including Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, and Indonesia, are facing an influx of illegal waste shipments from industrialized nations, with a considerable amount trafficked from Europe

1d ago

Year's highest temperature of 40.7 degrees Celsius recorded in Chuadanga

Local weather official says 'severe heatwave' will continue

1d ago

Severe heatwave sweeps over Chuadanga, Bagerhat

A severe heatwave is scorching Chuadanga and Bagerhat while a mild to moderate heatwave is sweeping over Rajshahi, Mymensingh, Dhaka, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions and parts of Khulna, according to the met office

1d ago

Dhaka’s air 4th most polluted in the world this morning

Dhaka's air continues to be 'unhealthy' as it ranked fourth on the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality today

Dhaka’s air 2nd worst in the world this morning

Dhaka ranked second on the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality this morning

Dhaka’s air quality 4th worst in the world this morning

In the wake of the Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations, with a significant exodus of residents leaving the capital for festive reunions, Dhaka's air quality remains alarmingly poor

Chuadanga records season’s highest temperature

Amid the scorching heat in different parts of the country, Chuadanga recorded the highest temperature of this season at 40.6 degrees Celsius today

2d ago

Rain drenches Dhaka amid heatwave

The city dwellers got some relief after rain drenched Dhaka amid ongoing heatwave across the country today

2d ago

Heatwave sweeps over Bangladesh; Dhaka, 3 other divisions may see rain

A mild to moderate heatwave is sweeping over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram, and Sylhet and it may continue, according to Bangladesh Meteorological Department’s weather bulletin today

2d ago

No respite from heat wave for five days: BMD

Six divisions including Dhaka have been experiencing mild to moderate heat wave and it may continue for the next five days, according to Bangladesh Meteorological Department

3d ago

Mild heat wave over six divisions likely to spread

Bangladesh Meteorological Department today predicted that the existing mild to moderate heat wave sweeping over Rajshahi, Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram, and Sylhet divisions may spread in the next 24 hours commencing 9:00am today

5d ago

Hillock cutting: Excavator, truck seized in Sylhet city

A team of Department of Environment seized an excavator and a truck from the spot where a hillock was being cut and the soil was being transported elsewhere at night in Sylhet city

6d ago

Mild heatwave sweeping Dhaka, 13 other districts

Dhaka, Faridpur, Madaripur, Moulvibazar, Feni, Chattogram, Rangamati, Bandarban, and six districts of Barishal division have been experiencing a mild to moderate heatwave from 9:00am today

6d ago

Mild heat wave sweeps four districts

A mild heat wave has been sweeping over Cox's Bazar, Bandarban, Rangamati and Patuakhali, and it may spread beyond these four districts, according to the Met forecast from 9:00am today

1w ago

March marks yet another record in global heat

The world just experienced its warmest March on record, capping a 10-month streak in which every month set a new temperature record, the European Union's climate change monitoring service said on Tuesday

1w ago

Petrobangla plans to invite int’l bidding for onshore blocks for hydrocarbon exploration: Chairman

After floating bids for offshore oil and gas exploration, Petrobangla now plans to invite international bidding for onshore hydrocarbon exploration

1w ago
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