Villagers themselves building dyke to stop erosion of Louhajang river in Tangail

People of Doshokia union in Kalihati upazila of Tangail have been constructing a 300-metre embankment through voluntary work to save their houses, an Eid congregation ground, a graveyard and a...

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Death toll in central China floods rises to 302, 50 missing

The death toll from floods in central China last month is at least 302 with dozens of people still missing, officials said, after record downpours dumped a year's worth of rain on a city in...

Hundreds suffer as low-lying areas of Bagerhat submerged

More than 50 thousand families have been marooned in Bagerhat due to incessant rainfall triggered by depression and full moon tides in the Bay of Bengal.

6, including five siblings, dead in Cox’s Bazar landslides

Six people including five minor siblings were killed in landslides triggered by rains in Teknaf and Maheshkhali upazilas of Cox’s Bazar early today.

Jamuna erosion intensifies with receding water level

The Jamuna has become furious in Tangail with receding water level devouring several hundred of dwelling houses, roads, markets, weaving factories, poultry farms and different other structures as...

Low over the Bay triggers caution at ports

The maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to hoist local cautionary signal number three as a low pressure area has been formed over the north Bay and...

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Villagers themselves building dyke to stop erosion of Louhajang river in Tangail

People of Doshokia union in Kalihati upazila of Tangail have been constructing a 300-metre embankment through voluntary work to save their houses, an Eid congregation ground, a graveyard and a...

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

Death toll in central China floods rises to 302, 50 missing

The death toll from floods in central China last month is at least 302 with dozens of people still missing, officials said, after record downpours dumped a year's worth of rain on a city in...

August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

Tornado damages 50 houses in Faridpur

At least 50 dwelling houses at two villages in Bhanga upazila of the district were badly damaged by a tornado that lashed the area on Friday.

August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

Hundreds suffer as low-lying areas of Bagerhat submerged

More than 50 thousand families have been marooned in Bagerhat due to incessant rainfall triggered by depression and full moon tides in the Bay of Bengal.

July 31, 2021
July 31, 2021

EU Delegation launches ‘Climate Adaptation Campaign’ in Bangladesh

The European Union Delegation to Bangladesh started the "Climate Adaptation Campaign" today on its social media.

July 31, 2021
July 31, 2021

Vast areas of coastal region inundated

Flashfloods caused by incessant rain inundated vast areas in the country’s coastal regions in the last couple of days.

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

China flooding brought fear, then washed away livelihoods

Authorities estimate overall economic losses at nearly 90 billion yuan ($14 billion), a devastating blow to the province’s heavily agrarian economy after the torrent of rain last week burst dams...

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

30-sec tornado damages 50 houses in Faridpur’s Bhanga upazila

Fifty houses belonging to 30 families were damaged as tornado hit two villages in Faridpur’s Bhanga upazila early today.

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

Floods, landslides hit Rohingya camps hard: UNHCR

More than 12,000 Rohingya refugees have been affected, while an estimated 2,500 shelters have been damaged or destroyed by heavy downpours, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has said.

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

Maritime ports asked to hoist cautionary signal 3

The maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to hoist local cautionary signage to alert vessels of a possible squall.