Cyclone Fani in Bangladesh

May 7, 2019
May 7, 2019

Fani damaged crops worth Tk 38.5 cr: Agriculture Minister

The severe cyclonic storm Fani that hit the country's coastal areas on May 4 last damaged crops on some 63,063 hectares of land in 209 upazilas of 35 districts, Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzak says.

May 6, 2019
May 6, 2019

Assess damage fast, respond quickly

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the authorities to quickly assess the damage and provide assistance to cyclone Fani victims.

May 5, 2019
May 5, 2019

1.55 lakh acres of cropland damaged

Bangladesh government has reviewed its statistics on Fani’s devastation, raising the extent of damaged cropland to over 1.55 lakh acres.

May 5, 2019
May 5, 2019

Impact of Cyclone Fani: Trading sees sharp fall in Benapole

Import-export and travel through Benapole Port saw a sharp decrease yesterday due to the impact of cyclone Fani.

May 5, 2019
May 5, 2019

‘Unfortunate, but wise decision to cancel final’

Calling the cancellation of the Bangamata Under-19 Women’s International Gold Cup final as unfortunate, Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) president Kazi Salahuddin said that the right decision was made considering the gravity of the threat posed by Cyclone Fani.

May 5, 2019
May 5, 2019

Fani ruins farmers’ days before harvest

It was only a few days to go until farmer Ruhul Amin’s crops would be ready for harvest, but during Cyclone Fani, everything got ruined.

May 5, 2019
May 5, 2019

A sigh of relief

By the time Cyclone Fani entered Bangladesh around 8:00am yesterday, it became much weaker and caused much less damage compared with that by cyclones Sidr and Aila.

May 4, 2019
May 4, 2019

Cyclone ‘Fani’ disrupts power supply in Bangladesh

Cyclone 'Fani' severely affects Bangladesh's electricity distribution system, rendering nearly half of rural consumers without power.

May 4, 2019
May 4, 2019

Sun may shine tomorrow

Sun may shine in most parts of Bangladesh tomorrow, including Dhaka, after two days of gloom stirred up by what was a severe cyclonic storm.

May 4, 2019
May 4, 2019

53,000 acres of cropland damaged in Fani cyclone

In its trail of destruction after India, severe cyclonic storm Fani has left over 53,000 acres of cropland and 13,000 houses damaged in Bangladesh.