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  • Rain in Bangladesh

    Rain, thundershower likely over country

    Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at many places over Rajshahi, Rangpur, Mymensingh, Sylhet divisions and at one or two places over Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal and Chattogram divisions with hails at isolated places.

  • Rain may continue till tomorrow

    Bangladesh Meteorological Department predicts rain or thundershowers across the country till tomorrow.

  • Rain gives commuters a hard time

    With many streets and roads under ankle to knee-deep water, commuters in the capital faced immense struggle as torrential rain hit Dhaka yesterday and continued till afternoon.

  • Met office predicts rain over country

    Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at many places across the country in the next 24 hours.

  • Landslide, rain batter Rohingya camps

    Rohingya refugees have witnessed landslides at the camps in Ukhia and Teknaf upazilas of Cox's Bazar amid heavy showers and strong winds forcing the authorities to move at least 100 families to safety yesterday.

  • forecasts rain

    Nor’wester likely in 15 districts

    Temporary west-northwesterly ‘Kalbaishakhi’ squall in association with rain or thunder showers and lightning flashes is likely to occur in 15 districts during next 18 hours commencing 1:00pm.

  • Lightning, rain wreak havoc

    Lightning and thunderstorms killed at least 15 people as nor'wester raged through the country yesterday, disrupting life in the capital where heavy rain inundated many roads.

  • Heavy rainfall

    Rain, thundershowers likely over country

    Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind and lightning flashes is likely to occur at a few places over the country in 24-hour ending tomorrow.

  • Rainfall sweeps Dhaka city

    Rain sweeps Dhaka city, brings down heat

    Rain swept over Dhaka city, cooling down the busy city for a while.

  • Rowdy winds, rain beckon season of nor'wester

    As the afternoon waned down to a breezy evening across Dhaka city, what was reducing to the red and gold tainted blue sky on the cityscape turned pitch black within minutes. The heavens opened up to drench the crusted landscape below.

  • Rohingyas damage forest

    Rains heap further woes on refugees

    Nur Begum, 55, came to Bangladesh from Myanmar's Maungdaw with her young son and daughter in tow. She witnessed her husband

  • Swamped again

    Moderate rainfall yesterday once again inundated parts of several major roads in the capital causing huge traffic congestion in the afternoon.

  • Moon Ride on the cards

    Excessive rains and flooding twice in just four months have left most of the roads in a miserable state, which could make people's journey home for Eid-ul-Azha a nightmare. If rain continues and the flood situation doesn't improve shortly, the road networks will be further damaged, compounding woes of travellers. Many roads are currently under floodwater.

  • City drowns in record rain

    A feeling of dread grips Masud Rana whenever he sees black clouds in Dhaka sky these days. The reason is obvious. A little rain means the same old story of misery, and it's hard to find a city dweller who doesn't share his fright. Streets, lanes and by-lanes get submerged, public transports thin out and traffic stands still even after a moderate rainfall.

  • Rain downs Dhaka, threatens landslide in hilly regions

    Torrential rainfall of monsoon continued for the fourth consecutive day today and battered Bangladesh, including Dhaka city, throwing life out of gear.

  • Rain brings miseries to city life

    Intermittent showers since this morning disrupted the normal life in capital Dhaka and most parts of the country.

  • One killed in Cox's Bazar landslide

    A man in Cox's Bazar's Moheshkhali was killed in a landslide yesterday, while people of Rangamati and Bandarban are living in fear of

  • Heavy rains throw city life out of gear

    Yesterday, it was the same old story of inexpressible misery that the city dwellers endure when city traffic system collapses after rain.

  • Rain and sufferings to continue for a while

    Bangladesh is expected to get rainfall influenced by monsoon in the coming few days, further increasing the sufferings of people.

  • Rain may continue this week

    Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to continue at most places over the country with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places this week as monsoon is active over Bangladesh and moderate over North Bay.

  • De Kock, de Villiers clinch opener for South Africa

    A polished Quinton de Kock half century lays the foundation for South Africa's four-wicket win over New Zealand in a tense finish to a rain-shortened opening one-day international in Hamilton

  • Second NZ-Aus ODI washed out

    Rain and a damp outfield forced the abandonment of the second one-day international between New Zealand and Australia without a ball being bowled in Napier on Thursday.

  • Pak strike twice before rain halts Test

    New Zealand reach 77-2 against Pakistan before rain forces day one of the second and final Test to be abandoned after just 21 overs in Hamilton.

  • Rain-marred BPL set for restart

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) yesterday confirmed that all the matches of the Bangladesh Premier League would in fact be replayed by announcing the new itinerary of the competition.

  • No Boom Boom captain for Rangpur

    Rangpur Rigers, the franchise that boasts the likes of Soumya Sarkar, Rubel Hossain, Shahid Afridi, Gidron Pope, Babr Azam and Mohammad Shahzad in their mix was reported to have offered the captaincy to Boom Boom Afridi, but the Pakistani allrounder expressed his gratitude to the team management and turned down the offer.

  • No Boom Boom captain for Rangpur

    Rangpur Rigers, the franchise that boasts the likes of Soumya Sarkar, Rubel Hossain, Shahid Afridi, Gidron Pope, Babr Azam and Mohammad Shahzad in their mix was reported to have offered the captaincy to Boom Boom Afridi, but the Pakistani allrounder expressed his gratitude to the team management and turned down the offer.

  • Wet outfield prohibits play on first day

    The first day of the 2-day tour match between England XI and Bangladesh Cricket Board XI at MA Aziz Stadium, Chittagong is abandoned due to wet outfield.

  • Brazil go top of South American group

    Brazil go to the top of the South American World Cup qualifying group with a 2-0 win over Venezuela in a match played in torrential rain and halted for almost half an hour when the floodlights failed in Merida.

  • ECB declines BCB's request for a reserve day

    The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) rejected a request from the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to add a reserve day to the ongoing ODI series. The request was made yesterday ahead of the third and final ODI between the two teams, set to take place at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong.

  • Third day washed out in Trinidad

    Inadequate ground drainage and maintenance systems resulted in the abandonment of the third day without a ball being bowled in the

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