New Zealand’s deadly flood crisis extends in country's north island

New Zealand's deadly flood emergency continued on Sunday after heavy rainfall hit the country's north island, causing landslides, flash floods and knocking out roads.

Strong quake in northwest Iran kills at least 3

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 struck northwest Iran near the border with Turkey on Saturday, killing at least three people and injuring more than 300, state media reported.

Human trafficking in Bangladesh increased after natural disasters: UN

Human trafficking cases in Bangladesh and the Philippines increased after devastating cyclones and typhoons displaced millions, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said today.

No possibility of Cyclone Mandous hitting Bangladesh: BMD

Cyclone Mandous over the Southwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining area has moved west-northwestwards and intensified into a severe cyclonic storm.

Deep depression over Bay intensifies into cyclonic storm ‘Mandous’

The deep depression over Southwest Bay and adjoining Southeast Bay moved west-northwestwards and intensified into cyclonic storm 'Mandous' over Southwest Bay and adjoining area.

5.8-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia's Java

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's main island of Java today, the United States Geological Survey said, less than a month after another quake in the same province killed more than 300 people.

January 29, 2023
January 29, 2023

New Zealand’s deadly flood crisis extends in country's north island

New Zealand's deadly flood emergency continued on Sunday after heavy rainfall hit the country's north island, causing landslides, flash floods and knocking out roads.

January 29, 2023
January 29, 2023

Strong quake in northwest Iran kills at least 3

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 struck northwest Iran near the border with Turkey on Saturday, killing at least three people and injuring more than 300, state media reported.

January 24, 2023
January 24, 2023

Human trafficking in Bangladesh increased after natural disasters: UN

Human trafficking cases in Bangladesh and the Philippines increased after devastating cyclones and typhoons displaced millions, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said today.

January 18, 2023
January 18, 2023

7.2-magnitude earthquake hits eastern Indonesia, tsunami warning triggered

An offshore 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit near eastern Indonesia's Maluku islands today, the US Geological Survey reported, triggering a tsunami warning.

January 16, 2023
January 16, 2023

6.2-magnitude quake hits off Indonesia's Sumatra: USGS

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Indonesia's Sumatra island early today, the US Geological Survey reported.

January 11, 2023
January 11, 2023

Oceans were hottest ever in 2022

The world's oceans, which have absorbed most of the excess heat caused by humanity's carbon pollution, continued to see record-breaking temperatures last year, according to research published Wednesday.

January 10, 2023
January 10, 2023

Indonesia rattled by 7.6 magnitude quake

Indonesia was struck by a 7.6 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday off the Tanimbar islands, prompting panicked residents in the area to flee their homes, although a tsunami warning was lifted after three hours and initial reports indicated limited damage.

January 1, 2023
January 1, 2023

Tk 95 lakh washing away

In September, geo bags were placed within 300 metres of Karkhana river in Patuakhali’s Baufal upazila to protect from river erosion.

January 1, 2023
January 1, 2023

Protecting 3 Moulvibazar upazilas from flood: Tk 996cr project in limbo

In 2021, Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) approved a mega project worth Tk 996.30 crore in 2021 to permanently free three upazilas of Moulvibazar from flood.

December 24, 2022
December 24, 2022

Malaysia campsite landslide search ends with 31 dead

Rescuers have called off the search for bodies after a massive, predawn landslide blanketed a campsite north of Malaysia's capital killing 31 people, officials said on Saturday.