July 21, 2021
July 21, 2021

Germans question handling of floods as hopes of finding survivors fade

A relief official said rescue crews were unlikely to find any more survivors in the rubble of villages devastated by floods in western Germany, and a new poll showed many Germans felt policymakers...

July 21, 2021
July 21, 2021

At least 25 dead in Chinese province’s heaviest rains in 1,000 years

At least 25 people have died in China’s flood-stricken central province of Henan, a dozen of them in a subway line in its capital that was drenched by what weather officials called the heaviest...

July 20, 2021
July 20, 2021

Floods lay bare Europe’s ‘gigantic task’ in averting future climate damage

The catastrophic floods that swept northwest Europe last week were a stark warning that stronger dams, dykes and drainage systems are as urgent as long-term climate change prevention, as once-rare...

July 19, 2021
July 19, 2021

Heavy rains cripple Indian cities; at least 35 killed

India's capital New Delhi and the main financial centre of Mumbai were drenched with heavy rain on Monday, a day after at least 35 people were killed across the country in landslides and house...

July 19, 2021
July 19, 2021

Swelling Jamuna devours fresh areas in Sirajganj

At least 20 homesteads, one mosque and several other small establishments were rubbed away in a sudden erosion in the Jamuna at Pachil Shorifer More point in Sirajganj’s Shahzadpur upazila on...

July 18, 2021
July 18, 2021

‘It’s terrifying’: Merkel shaken as flood deaths rise to 188 in Europe

German Chancellor Angela Merkel described the flooding that has devastated parts of Europe as “terrifying” on Sunday after the death toll across the region rose to 188 and a district of Bavaria was...

July 18, 2021
July 18, 2021

Flash floods hit Bavaria as European death toll climbs to 183

Flash floods hit southern Germany on Sunday, killing at least one person and adding to the flooding devastation that has claimed the lives of more than 180 people in Europe in recent days.

July 18, 2021
July 18, 2021

Overnight rain triggers landslides in Mumbai, killing 25

Incessant overnight rains have triggered landslides which caused the deaths of 25 people in Mumbai.

July 18, 2021
July 18, 2021

California fire prompts evacuations; Oregon blaze balloons

A rapidly growing wildfire south of Lake Tahoe forced the evacuation of a mountain town and the cancellation of an extreme bike ride through the Sierra Nevada, leaving thousands of riders and...

July 18, 2021
July 18, 2021

Three Manikganj upazilas face erosion threat

Thousands of people in three upazilas of the district have been passing sleepless nights in fear of erosion by the mighty Padma and Jamuna rivers.