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