heavy rains

Rivers show signs of major flood

Heavy rains and fresh onrush of water from upstream have raised the water levels of most of the rivers in the Meghna, Brahmaputra and Ganges basins, submerging most of the northern and northeastern...

August 9, 2019
August 9, 2019

Heavy rains to cause flash floods again

The country’s northern and northeastern regions may witness flash floods in the middle and at the end of this month due to heavy rainfall.

August 14, 2017
August 14, 2017

Rivers show signs of major flood

Heavy rains and fresh onrush of water from upstream have raised the water levels of most of the rivers in the Meghna, Brahmaputra and Ganges basins, submerging most of the northern and northeastern...

July 28, 2017
July 28, 2017

Woes of two cities

Heavy rains combined with traffic congestion brought the capital to a grinding halt on Wednesday as city dwellers went through untold sufferings to reach their destination wading through knee- to...

July 27, 2017
July 27, 2017

SUNKEN

City dwellers yesterday woke up to find that most of the capital has virtually turned into a swamp following rains.

December 27, 2015
December 27, 2015

Death toll rises to 24 as violent storm lashes US

At least 24 people are now known to have died after nearly a week of tornadoes, heavy rains and flooding in several US south-central states.

September 2, 2015
September 2, 2015

An hour’s rain brings Dhaka to its knees (video)

Just one hour of heavy rains leads to the collapse of the Dhaka's traffic system as most of the roads, lanes and bi-lanes were inundated with hundreds of vehicles stranded for hours, causing...