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India's Odisha alerts of possible cyclone over Bay of Bengal

The government of the eastern Indian state of Odisha today sounded an alert of a possible cyclone over the Bay of Bengal as a cyclonic circulation over South Andaman Sea and neighbourhood persisted and could result in a depression with a wind speed of up to 75km per hour by May 8.

May 7, 2022
May 7, 2022

Preparations underway at Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar to tackle Cyclone Asani

Cox's Bazar District Administration has taken preparations in advance to ensure safety of Rohingyas in the refugee camps in Ukhiya and Teknaf upazilas of Cox's Bazar as there is a forecast of cyclone "Asani" under the influence of low pressure in the Bay of Bengal.

May 5, 2022
May 5, 2022

India's Odisha alerts of possible cyclone over Bay of Bengal

The government of the eastern Indian state of Odisha today sounded an alert of a possible cyclone over the Bay of Bengal as a cyclonic circulation over South Andaman Sea and neighbourhood persisted and could result in a depression with a wind speed of up to 75km per hour by May 8.

May 1, 2019
May 1, 2019

‘Fani’ more furious now

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

April 29, 2019
April 29, 2019

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.

April 27, 2019
April 27, 2019

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.

November 18, 2018
November 18, 2018

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.

June 23, 2017
June 23, 2017

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.

December 15, 2016
December 15, 2016

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.

May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016

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.

May 22, 2016
May 22, 2016

Roanu-marooned people in misery

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