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.

May 19, 2020
May 19, 2020

Amphan: All vessels shifted from Ctg port jetties

All the vessels anchored at different jetties of Chattogram port have been sent to the deep sea as safety measures ahead of approaching cyclone Amphan.

May 19, 2020
May 19, 2020

Amphan now 725km off Bangladesh’s coast

The super cyclonic storm "Amphan" is laying over west-central Bay and adjoining area and moving north and northeast-wards.

May 18, 2020
May 18, 2020

Why the cyclone is called ‘Amphan’

The name of the severe cyclonic storm “Amphan” was decided even before it had formed. It was given by Thailand back in 2004.

May 18, 2020
May 18, 2020

‘Amphan’ likely to cross Bangladesh coast between Tuesday and Wednesday

The severe cyclonic storm ‘Amphan’ may cross Bangladesh coast, between Khulna-Chattogram, between Tuesday late night and Wednesday evening.