Rainfall

September 10, 2022
September 10, 2022

Climate loss and damage are clearly visible in southwest Bangladesh

People living in climate-vulnerable areas urgently need government support

April 14, 2018
April 14, 2018

Nor’wester lashes Dhaka, 30mm rain recorded

Met office records 30 milimetre rainfalls as a nor’wester with hailstorm lashes Dhaka on the first day of Bangla new year, Pahela Baishakh.

July 12, 2017
July 12, 2017

Heavy rains in Dhaka, commuters suffer in gridlocked streets

As the monsoon month Ashar comes to an end, Dhaka dwellers wake up to waterlogged roads, after the capital sees a record 103mm rain in the last 24hrs till 9:00am.

June 21, 2017
June 21, 2017

Waterlogged Dhaka streets

Waterlogging in Dhaka has become a common problem during monsoon. Rainwater is carried through natural canals and large concrete pipes to flood plains and rivers, but as most of the canals have been grabbed by the encroachers or clogged with solid wastes, the city streets are submerged even after a little rain.

February 25, 2016
February 25, 2016

Death Valley, driest place in North America, now sea of yellow

A record-breaking rainfall last October has turned the Death Valley, one of the driest and hottest places on Earth, into a sea of yellow.

September 2, 2015
September 2, 2015

Dhaka drainage struggles to deal with unusual rain levels

Even the areas of Dhaka with a well equipped sewerage system that usually do not get waterlogged due to rain were inundated yesterday as rainfall exceeded normal levels.

September 2, 2015
September 2, 2015

Unusual rain: Climate change to blame

The Met office says it hasn't seen such erratic pattern of monsoon, which has caused about 40 percent more rainfall this year than the average recorded over the last 10 years. 'Climatic change has caused a spike in variability,' says a top weather expert.

September 2, 2015
September 2, 2015

Drizzle causes gridlock

People's sufferings continue as rains keep on pouring in Dhaka. Several streets remain inundated, causing acute gridlock. According to Met office, rain may fade later in the day.

September 1, 2015
September 1, 2015

[WATCH NOW] An hour’s rain wrecks havoc

Barely an hour’s rain brings Dhaka to its knees thanks to the dysfunctional drainage system of the capital city. Majority of the rainfall came around noon, and continued up to 3:00pm.

July 31, 2015
July 31, 2015

Rain to continue till tomorrow

Ongoing moderate rainfall with gusty wind is likely to continue till tomorrow in Dhaka and elsewhere in the country, according to Dhaka met office forecast.