Mild heat wave is sweeping some parts of the country including Dhaka and it may continue and spread, Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) said today
About 2 billion people will live in hazardous heat conditions by the end of the century if climate policies continue on their current trajectory, according to new research published in the Nature Sustainability journal
The heat wave sweeping over large parts of the country is hampering growth and flowering of vegetables, reducing supplies and leading to consumers being forced to dole out more in their purchases.
The maximum temperature in the country was recorded at 41 degrees Celsius in Chuadanga today, said Rakibul Hasan, senior observer of Chuadanga First Class Weather Observatory.
South Asia is bracing for yet another hot year. Pre-monsoon temperature records were shattered again in 2023 by the hottest February recorded in India since 1901, along with the hottest day in Dhaka, Bangladesh in 58 years in April.
The average maximum temperature in Bangladesh for the month of August was a three-decade high.
This year’s summer started early with devastating heat waves across the globe. South Asia is experiencing its highest temperatures in the last 122 years, leading to at least 90 heat-related deaths in Pakistan and India. The People’s Republic of China suffered three consecutive heat waves, breaking long-standing records, with temperatures exceeding 42 degrees Celsius.
The recent economic crisis has placed everyone on the edge of their seats. Citizens are worried about everything from power shortages to being unable to catch-up with the rising inflation. Hence, in these troubled times, RBR comes up with few solutions to minimise the scare and live a better life than expected.