Bay of Bengal

July 11, 2019
July 11, 2019

6 fishermen die in trawler capsize

Six fishermen drowned and six others were missing after a fishing trawler capsized near Seagull Point in the Bay of Bengal in inclement weather.

June 30, 2019
June 30, 2019

43 containers of cargo ship fall into Bay due to ‘rough sea’

A total of 43 containers loaded with imported goods fall into the Bay of Bengal from a cargo vessel near the Hatiya point this morning due to “rough sea”.

March 26, 2019
March 26, 2019

Rain, thundershower likely over country

Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at many places over Rajshahi, Rangpur, Mymensingh, Sylhet divisions and at one or two places over Dhaka,...

January 24, 2019
January 24, 2019

Two lighter vessels capsize in Bay

Two lighter vessels capsize in the Bay of Bengal near the Noakhali’s Bhasanchar coast in two separate incidents.

September 10, 2018
September 10, 2018

Cargo vessel capsizes in Bay of Bengal

A lighter vessel carrying around 1,500 tonnes of cement clinker capsized near Bhasanchar of Noakhali in the Bay of Bengal yesterday

August 8, 2018
August 8, 2018

Crew of capsized vessel rescued from Bay near Sandwip

All crew members of a capsized lighter vessel, carrying 1,100 tonnes of wheat, were rescued early yesterday from the Bay of Bengal near Sandwip.

July 7, 2018
July 7, 2018

Bodies of 3 missing tourists recovered from Sitakunda beach

The bodies of three tourists who went missing in the Bay of Bengal yesterday, are recovered from at Banshbaria beach of Bay of Bengal under Sitakunda of Chittagong.

March 27, 2018
March 27, 2018

‘Bangladesh sees little foreign funds for Rohingya refugee island’

Bangladesh is not expecting much help from foreign donors as it forges ahead with plans to relocate 100,000 Rohingya refugees to an uninhabited island, an undertaking that does not yet have a...

December 17, 2017
December 17, 2017

Winter warmer, delayed due to depression in Bay

Winter temperatures continue to feel warmer and warmer in Bangladesh. Compared to last year, this day is almost one degree warmer.

December 7, 2017
December 7, 2017

Maritime ports asked to keep hoisted signal No 1

Maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisted distant Cautionary Signal No 1 owing to the depression that formed over the Bay of Bengal.