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Bangladesh may see more severe weather events due to changing rainfall patterns

Experts have warned that the Himalayan region, which is already suffering from severe flooding, notably in the northeastern portion of Bangladesh, may see even more devasting natural disasters brought on by climate change as a result of changing rainfall patterns.

Flood victim rescued by navy gives birth to baby boy

A stranded flood victim gave birth to a baby today, a day after she was rescued by Bangladesh Navy from the northeastern part of the country.

After half a day of outage, power returns to parts of Sylhet

Due to the flooding of water at Kumargaon 133/32 KV grid sub-station in Sylhet, power lines were cut off all over Sylhet from 12:30 pm today (June 18, 2022).

Cyclone Asani: Water transport services suspended in Shimulia-Banglabazar route

Ferry, launch, and speedboat services were suspended on the waterway between Shimulia in Munshiganj and Banglabazar in Madaripur due to heavy wind, rain, and lightning on the Padma river over the adverse effect of Cyclone Asani.

Cyclone Asani likely to weaken over the Bay of Bengal today

Severe cyclone Asani raged over the Bay of Bengal packing a wind speed of 105 km per hour amidst indication of a gradual weakening later today.

Cyclone Asani: 5 Barishal coastal districts on alert

All necessary preparations have been taken in five coastal districts to face any possible situation that might arise due to cyclone Asani.

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

Cyclone Asani: Patuakhli records 20.4mm rain in 3 hours

Patuakhali is experiencing heavy rain under the influence of Asani, the cyclonic storm in the Bay of Bengal.

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

Asani weakens, centred near India's Andhra coast

Asani, the severe cyclonic storm in the Bay of Bengal, weakened into a cyclonic storm this morning (May 11, 2022).

May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022

Cyclone Asani: Water transport services suspended in Shimulia-Banglabazar route

Ferry, launch, and speedboat services were suspended on the waterway between Shimulia in Munshiganj and Banglabazar in Madaripur due to heavy wind, rain, and lightning on the Padma river over the adverse effect of Cyclone Asani.

May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022

Cyclone Asani likely to weaken over the Bay of Bengal today

Severe cyclone Asani raged over the Bay of Bengal packing a wind speed of 105 km per hour amidst indication of a gradual weakening later today.

May 9, 2022
May 9, 2022

Cyclone Asani: 5 Barishal coastal districts on alert

All necessary preparations have been taken in five coastal districts to face any possible situation that might arise due to cyclone Asani.

May 9, 2022
May 9, 2022

Cyclone Asani: 9.6mm of rainfall recorded in Patuakhali

The local met office in Patuakhali district recorded 9.6mm of rainfall in seven hours since 5am today.

May 9, 2022
May 9, 2022

Cyclone Asani moves northwestwards; heavy rainfall likely in 3 divisions

Severe cyclonic storm ‘Asani’ over west central Bay and adjoining southeast Bay moved northwestwards and now lies over west central Bay and adjoining area.

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

Showers likely with thunderstorm: Met office as Cyclone Asani intensifies

Showers with intense lightning flashes and temporary gusty wind is likely to occur across the country in the next 24 hours as the Cyclonic Storm “Asani” over Southeast Bay and adjoining South Andaman Sea moves Northwestwards.

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

Cyclone Asani will strengthen into severe cyclonic storm in 24hrs

The deep depression that brewed in the Bay of Bengal developed into cyclone Asani today and would further strengthen into a severe cyclonic storm in the subsequent 24 hours, the Indian Met Department (IMD) has said.

May 6, 2022
May 6, 2022

8-year-old killed by lightning strike in Dinajpur 

An eight-year-old boy was killed in a lightning strike in Ghoraghat upazila of Dinajpur today.