Cyclone Amphan

May 20, 2020
May 20, 2020

50 cyclone shelters ready in Cox's Bazar: IOM

Some 50 multipurpose shelters have been prepared, while 256 cyclone preparation programme volunteer units have provided early warning messages to the communities in the Rohingya camps as cyclone...

May 20, 2020
May 20, 2020

Cyclone Preparedness Programme leader missing in Patuakhali boat capsize

A leader of a local Cyclone Preparedness Programme (CPP) goes missing after a boat capsized in a canal in Kalapara upazila of Patuakhali under the influence of super cyclone storm Amphan.

May 20, 2020
May 20, 2020

Amphan approaching with 15ft high storm surge

Amphan, one of the strongest cyclones formed in the Bay of Bengal, is likely to hit Bangladesh’s coast with the maximum storm surge of 15 feet height above normal astronomical tide.

May 20, 2020
May 20, 2020

Cyclone Amphan: Ctg port on highest security alert

Chattogram Port has been put on alert number 4 -- its highest security alert -- after the Meteorological Department issued danger signal number nine at the port due to super cyclone Amphan.

May 20, 2020
May 20, 2020

West Bengal forest dept to keep tigers away from human settlements after Amphan

As extremely severe cyclone Amphan is set to make landfall, forest authorities in West Bengal, India keep a close watch on the protection of Royal Bengal tigers in the Sundarbans.

May 19, 2020
May 19, 2020

Double blow for Bangladesh: Strongest storm ever recorded in Bay of Bengal amid a pandemic

When Bangladesh is struggling to fight against the deadly coronavirus pandemic, another catastrophe is heading towards the country’s coastal areas in the form of super cyclone Amphan, bringing a...

May 19, 2020
May 19, 2020

Cyclone Amphan may make landfall tomorrow afternoon

The super cyclone Amphan is likely to make landfall in Bangladesh tomorrow afternoon.

May 19, 2020
May 19, 2020

Amphan: People being evacuated in Chattogram

District administration in Chattogram started evacuating people from five vulnerable upazilas since this morning to combat the strongest cyclone, Amphan, ever recorded in the Bay of Bengal.

May 19, 2020
May 19, 2020

Super cyclone Amphan: BIWTC suspends ferry services

The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) has suspended ferry services on different routes due to super cyclone Amphan, which is likely to hit Bangladesh by Wednesday afternoon...

May 19, 2020
May 19, 2020

Amphan: 303 medical teams and 26,213 volunteers on standby in Khulna coast

Some 303 medical teams and 26,213 volunteers are ready in three coastal districts -- Khulna, Bagerhat and Satkhira -- to face any situation over super cyclone storm Amphan.