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  • Diarrhoea cases on sharp rise

    With the arrival of summer, the number of diarrhoea patients in and around the capital has gone up steeply this month compared to last month.

  • Heat wave for couple of days

    Mild to moderate heat wave is sweeping over Rangpur, Rajshahi and Sylhet divisions and a part of Tangail, which may continue at places for a couple of days.

  • Heat waves become more common due to climate change

    Deadly heat waves are going to be a much bigger problem in the coming decades, becoming more frequent and occurring over a much greater portion of the planet because of climate change.

  • Mild heat wave sweeps over country

    A mild heat wave is sweeping over the regions of Rajshahi, Pabna, Dinajpur, Satkhira, Jessore and Kushtia and it may spread all over the country, says a press release of Met office.

  • Rain respite amid sweltering heat

    A much needed rain accompanied by heavy thunderstorm swept most parts of the country, including capital Dhaka, after weeks of sweltering heat. The good news is, more rain is yet to come.

  • Heatwave sears Southeast Asia

    Southeast Asia has been roasting in an extended heatwave through much of April with temperatures reaching unprecedented

  • Schools asked to relax rules

    The authorities of secondary schools can reschedule classes amid a heat wave sweeping the country for the last three weeks.

  • More than 100 feared dead in India heat wave

    Hundreds are feared dead in India in an early-summer heat wave forcing schools to close and halted outdoor work like construction, government officials says.

  • 10 tips to survive unbearable summer heat

    The summer is here and the heat of the sun is becoming unbearable. Thanks to the Equinox phenomenon (sun's direct position above the equator line), people get heatstroke, fall sick in this season. And children and elder people suffer the most.

  • No load shedding in Bangladesh despite heat wave

    Even a couple of years ago, it was unimaginable to think of a sultry April day without power outages.

  • Heat wave kills 200 in India

    More than 100 people are felled by a blazing heat wave alone in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh with the mercury hovering at 47 degrees Celsius at several places across the two states even as the death toll crossed 200 in the two states in the last three days.

  • Rain in the north, heat elsewhere

    Mixed weather pattern is prevailing through Bangladesh this summer with rain cooling life back to tugging quilts in the north and baking everyone under heat elsewhere.

  • Rain brings relief to Dhaka dwellers (video)

    After a heat wave, Dhaka city dwellers heave a sigh of relief with a downpour.

  • More heat wave coming this month

    The prevailing spell of heat wave is likely to continue across the country and the mercury is expected to rise later on throughout the month.