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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...

May 21, 2016
May 21, 2016

Rains throw city life out of gear

Rains, caused by cyclone Roanu, swamp many parts of Dhaka, living the city life in disarray.

May 21, 2016
May 21, 2016

Goods handling suspended at Ctg port

Goods loading and unloading from all ships remain suspended at Chittagong seaport since the morning as Cyclone Roanu nears the Barisal-Chittagong coast.

May 21, 2016
May 21, 2016

Cyclone Roanu weakens into land depression

After making landfall in Bangladesh's Barisal-Khulna-Chittagong coastal region, cyclonic storm Roanu weakens and turns into a land depression, says Dhaka Met Office. Now it is lying in Feni,...

May 21, 2016
May 21, 2016

Cyclone Roanu getting closer

Cyclone storm Roanu may make landfall in the south-eastern coast of Bangladesh this afternoon or evening, said a special cyclone

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

Cyclone Roanu heads towards Bangladesh

After battering the Indian coast for last two days, the first cyclone of the monsoon is heading north to Bangladesh.

February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016

Clean-up begins in Fiji after cyclone

A clean-up operation begins after the most severe cyclone to hit Fiji in living memory killed at least 20. Rescue workers say that number could rise as some of the worst-hit outlying islands have...

July 30, 2015
July 30, 2015

All water transports suspended

In view of the cyclone ‘Komen’ approaching, authorities have suspended operations on all water routes throughout the country.

July 30, 2015
July 30, 2015

'Komen' crossing Ctg coast, weakens slightly

The cyclonic storm “Komen” has weakened slightly and started crossing Chittagong coast near Sandwip around 9:00pm.

May 10, 2015
May 10, 2015

Typhoon lashes Philippines; 2,500 evacuated

A powerful typhoon slams into the north eastern tip of the Philippines as about 2,500 residents in two provinces huddles in shelters following warnings by officials to evacuate coastal and...

March 15, 2015
March 15, 2015

Devastated Vanuatu starts to get aid

Aid is beginning to arrive in Vanuatu after the Pacific island nation was hit by a cyclone which President Baldwin Lonsdale described as a "monster".