coastal areas | The Daily Star
  • Call for special building code

    The government should formulate a comprehensive coastal zone-specific building code as the country's maritime areas witness massive development activities, experts said yesterday.

  • Cyclone Roanu: 20 killed in 5 districts

    At least 20 people have been killed in Chittagong, Bhola, Cox's Bazar, Noakhali and Patuakhali as Cyclonic storm Roanu makes its impact across the country. It crossed Bangladesh in the evening, leaving a trail of devastation.

  • Deep depression turns cyclonic storm ‘Komen’

    Maritime ports in Bangladesh have been advised to hoist danger signal No. 7 (seven) as cyclonic storm Komen likely to hit seven southern districts by Thursday afternoon, a special weather bulletin of the Met office says.