North flooded, rivers swelling

Vast areas of the northern districts have been inundated due to flash floods caused by an onrush of water from the upstream.

Japanese volcano erupts, spews plumes of ash; people warned away

A volcano erupted in Japan on Wednesday, blasting ash several miles into the sky and prompting officials to warn against the threat of lava flows and falling rocks, but there were no immediate...

Teesta water crosses danger level in Lalmonirhat

Water flow of the Teesta river crossed the danger level at Daoni area in Hatibandha upazila of Lalmonirhat district this morning near Teesta barrage -- inundating the riverside and homes in low...

Damaged Bridge: 20 indigenous families face isolation

Heavy rains followed by strong current in a creek between two hillocks -- in Satchhari National Park under Chunarughat upazila of Habiganj -- severely damaged a walk bridge and cut off at least 20...

1w ago| Climate crisis

Bangladesh will reduce 89.47m tons CO2 emission by 2030: Minister

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin said Bangladesh will reduce 89.47 million tons CO2 emission by 2030.

2w ago| Climate loss

Climate change affecting physical, mental health of Bangladeshis: World Bank

Weather variations in Bangladesh, caused by climate change, is leading to an increase in the spread of infectious diseases and affecting mental health of people, says a new World Bank Report. 

October 22, 2021
October 22, 2021

North flooded, rivers swelling

Vast areas of the northern districts have been inundated due to flash floods caused by an onrush of water from the upstream.

October 20, 2021
October 20, 2021

Japanese volcano erupts, spews plumes of ash; people warned away

A volcano erupted in Japan on Wednesday, blasting ash several miles into the sky and prompting officials to warn against the threat of lava flows and falling rocks, but there were no immediate...

October 20, 2021
October 20, 2021

Teesta water crosses danger level in Lalmonirhat

Water flow of the Teesta river crossed the danger level at Daoni area in Hatibandha upazila of Lalmonirhat district this morning near Teesta barrage -- inundating the riverside and homes in low...

October 20, 2021
October 20, 2021

Thousands face wrath of Kumar river

About 15 thousand people of 10 villages have been facing boundless sufferings since the end of August when almost half of the width of a vital road collapsed into the Kumar river in Sadar upazila.

October 19, 2021
October 19, 2021

Not empty pledges, need global climate prosperity plan: PM

Reiterating the need for reducing global carbon emissions, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called on world leaders "to turn pledges into action" to stave off the worst consequences of...

October 18, 2021
October 18, 2021

Over 20 dead in southern India floods

Leaders in the southern Indian state of Kerala opened near-overflowing dams on Monday after at least 22 people died when heavy rains lashed the region over the weekend.

October 18, 2021
October 18, 2021

5.2 earthquake shakes parts of Taiwan

A 5.2 magnitude earthquake struck close to Taiwan's east coast city of Hualien today, the island's weather bureau said, with no immediate reports of damage.

October 17, 2021
October 17, 2021

18 killed in Kerala flood, landslides

At least 18 people were killed in flooding caused by heavy rains and landslides in hilly areas of southern Indian state of Kerala as rescue workers recovered more bodies from the debris today.

October 16, 2021
October 16, 2021

3 killed in moderately strong Bali earthquake

Three people were killed and another seven were injured when a moderately strong earthquake and an aftershock hit Indonesia’s resort island of Bali early Saturday.

October 13, 2021
October 13, 2021

Typhoon forces Hong Kong to close schools, stock market

Hong Kong suspended classes, stock market trading and government services as a typhoon passed south of the city Wednesday.