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  • Death toll in Nepal rains rises to 47

    The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days has risen to 47, with dozens missing and injured, the government says.

  • Khowai swells further, Dhalai subsides

    Flood in Moulvibazar and Habiganj districts of Sylhet division remains largely unchanged, with danger of expanding further with monsoon rain.

  • Boro smile cut short

    When farmers in Chalan Beel area mould their dreams of Boro harvest, they keep in mind the risks of natural calamities and the need to sow early for reaping the crops before monsoon floods.

  • Monsoon Worry: UN gears up aid efforts in refugee camps

    UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, has said it is rushing additional aid to Bangladesh where the first monsoon rains in Cox's Bazar district affected hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees there.

  • Rohingya refugees

    Shield Rohingyas from monsoon

    The United Nations has said that the lives of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees hang in the balance as they face 'life threatening' hazards due to the monsoon and cyclone seasons, which threaten to destroy their makeshift camps in Bangladesh.

  • India rain

    'India facing higher monsoon rains than forecast'

    India looks likely to receive higher monsoon rainfall than previously forecast as concern over the El Nino weather condition has eased, the chief of the weather office says, raising prospects of higher farm and economic growth.