Cyclone Amphan

How Bangladesh fought twin perils of coronavirus and cyclone: PM writes in Guardian

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, jointly with CEO of the Global Center on Adaptation Patrick Verkooijen has written an article in The Guardian, saying that Bangladesh can offer lessons for others facing dangers like super cyclone Amphan and Covid-19.

Amphan aftermath: damages in east Sundarbans worth Tk 1.67 crore

Cyclone Amphan causes damages worth Tk 1.67 crore in the eastern part of Sundarbans, under Bagerhat district, according to the Bangladesh Forest Department.

EU announces 1.1m euro to minimise Bangladesh’s Amphan damages

European Union (EU) has decided to provide 1.1 million euro to Bangladesh for helping recover damages triggered by cyclone Amphan last week.

Bangladeshi barge sinks in West Bengal river

A Bangladeshi barge carrying fly ash sank in a river in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district today after hitting a submerged pontoon jetty damaged by cyclone Amphan.

Amphan aftermath: A trail of devastation in Khulna’s Koyra upazila

Cyclone Amphan has devastated Koyra upazila in Khulna district, leaving the marks of its fury at every corner of the upazila.

Cyclone Amphan: ten percent mangoes of the country damaged

One lakh twenty thousand metric tonnes of mango, which amounts to ten percent of the country’s annual production, was damaged in the gusty winds brought by the mighty Cyclone Amphan.

Ctg Port resumes operations

All types of operations including loading, unloading and delivery have resumed at Chittagong Port hours after cyclone Amphan hit the country’s coastal areas yesterday and eventually weakened into a land depression.

Amphan aftermath: 1 crore consumers with no electricity

Around one crore consumers around the country have been out of electricity coverage, following the lashing of Cyclone Amphan.

Amphan floods houses, fish enclosures; destroys WDB embankment in Bagerhat

The embankment of 35/1 polder of Water Development Board (WDB) in Sharankhola upazila of Bagerhat collapses in many places after being hit by super cyclone Amphan.

May 17, 2020
May 17, 2020

Cyclone Amphan likely to hit Bangladesh on May 20

Cyclone Amphan is likely to intensify into a “very severe” cyclonic storm in the next 12 hours and cross coastal areas between Sagar Islands (West Bengal, India) and Hatiya Islands (Bangladesh) during the afternoon/evening of May 20, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said today.

May 17, 2020
May 17, 2020

Cyclone Amphan: Warning signal 4 issued for maritime ports

Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to hoist local warning signal number 4 as cyclonic storm ‘Amphan’ approaches.