July 8, 2021
July 8, 2021

Water level of Teesta crosses danger level in Lalmonirhat

Water flow of Teesta River crossed the danger level at Daoni area in Hatibandha upazila of Lalmonirhat district this afternoon near Teesta barrage inundating riverside areas and homesteads in the low-lying areas.

July 5, 2021
July 5, 2021

Forecast warns of flash floods in the country’s northern region

Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) today forecast that water levels of Teesta, Dharla and Dudhkumar rivers in the country’s northern region may rise rapidly in the next 72 hours resulting in situations triggering flash floods at some places there.

July 5, 2021
July 5, 2021

Climate change to pose bigger test for newsroom leaders than Covid-19: World Editors Forum president

Beyond the Covid-19 pandemic, climate change will emerge as an even bigger challenge for newsroom leaders to cover well, across various domains ranging from environmental to political impact, said World Editors Forum (WEF) president Warren Fernandez.

July 4, 2021
July 4, 2021

‘No funds to protect flood shelter under threat of erosion in Lalmonirhat’

​​​​​​​The Char Kharuya flood shelter on the Dharla shoal of Mughalhat union in Lalmonirhat Sadar upazila is under threat due to river erosion and only dumping of geo-bags on an emergency basis could protect it. But the Water Development Board’s executive engineer has said they do not have the funds to do so at the moment.

July 4, 2021
July 4, 2021

Four dead as Cyprus forest fire rages

​​​​​​​Four people were found dead as a huge fire raged for a second day in Cyprus, razing tracts of forest in a blaze one official called the worst on record.

July 2, 2021
July 2, 2021

Low-lying areas in Lalmonirhat, Kurigram flooded due to incessant rains

Low-lying areas along the river banks of Lalmonirhat and Kurigram were inundated as river water increased due to incessant rainfall and onrush of upstream water.

June 30, 2021
June 30, 2021

Flash floods hit 4 low-lying areas, hundreds marooned in Mymensingh

Around 500 families were marooned after four low-lying areas in Dhobaura upazila of Mymensingh were inundated today following flash floods due to upstream water from across the border.