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  • ‘Fani’ more furious now

    “Fani”, now classified as a “very severe cyclonic storm”, intensified further, the Met office said yesterday afternoon.

  • Cyclone Fani looms

    Cyclone Fani likely to intensify

    Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisted distant warning signal-2 as the cyclonic storm “Fani” over the southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas is likely to intensify further and move in the northwesterly direction.

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    Depression over Indian Ocean

    The low over equatorial Indian Ocean and adjoining South Bay intensified into a depression over the same area since yesterday noon.

  • Cyclone kills 33 in India with thousands in relief camps

    A powerful cyclone in southern India has killed at least 33 people, caused massive damage to homes and roads and drove tens of thousands of people into relief camps, officials say.

  • When zakat can break the cycle of poverty

    It was tropical cyclones, starvation and loans that shaped the lives of 450 families of fishermen of Mohora fishing village three years ago.

  • Vardah disrupts Chennai prep

    The England and Indian training sessions were cancelled Wednesday owing to unfit ground conditions at the MA Chidambaram stadium in cyclone-battered Chennai which hosts the fifth and final Test from Friday.

  • Cyclone: ‘Tk 200cr damage in Kutubdia,’ relief sought

    Cyclone Roanu that struck the Chittagong-Noakhali coast last Saturday caused Tk 200 crore in damages in Kutubdia of Cox's Bazar, local leaders claim calling for emergency relief for the area.

  • Roanu-marooned people in misery

    Several thousand cyclone stricken people in Tajumuddin upazila of Bhola are passing miserable days under the open sky.

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    Rains throw city life out of gear

    Rains, caused by cyclone Roanu, swamp many parts of Dhaka, living the city life in disarray.

  • Goods handling suspended at Ctg port

    Goods loading and unloading from all ships remain suspended at Chittagong seaport since the morning as Cyclone Roanu nears the Barisal-Chittagong coast.

  • Cyclone Roanu weakens into land depression

    After making landfall in Bangladesh's Barisal-Khulna-Chittagong coastal region, cyclonic storm Roanu weakens and turns into a land depression, says Dhaka Met Office. Now it is lying in Feni, Khagrachhari, Sitakunda of Chittagong and Indian state of Tripura.

  • Cyclone Roanu getting closer

    Cyclone storm Roanu may make landfall in the south-eastern coast of Bangladesh this afternoon or evening, said a special cyclone

  • Cyclone Roanu heads towards Bangladesh

    After battering the Indian coast for last two days, the first cyclone of the monsoon is heading north to Bangladesh.

  • Clean-up begins in Fiji after cyclone

    A clean-up operation begins after the most severe cyclone to hit Fiji in living memory killed at least 20. Rescue workers say that number could rise as some of the worst-hit outlying islands have yet to be reached.

  • All water transports suspended

    In view of the cyclone ‘Komen’ approaching, authorities have suspended operations on all water routes throughout the country.

  • 'Komen' crossing Ctg coast, weakens slightly

    The cyclonic storm “Komen” has weakened slightly and started crossing Chittagong coast near Sandwip around 9:00pm.

  • Typhoon lashes Philippines; 2,500 evacuated

    A powerful typhoon slams into the north eastern tip of the Philippines as about 2,500 residents in two provinces huddles in shelters following warnings by officials to evacuate coastal and mountainous villages.

  • Devastated Vanuatu starts to get aid

    Aid is beginning to arrive in Vanuatu after the Pacific island nation was hit by a cyclone which President Baldwin Lonsdale described as a "monster".

  • Why govt should not be asked to repair cyclone-hit dams: HC

    High Court asks Bangladesh government to explain in 4 weeks as to why it should not be directed to repair dams which were damaged due to cyclones Sidr and Aila in four southern districts