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  • Maritime ports asked to lower signal

    Maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra are advised to lower signal as the well-marked low over north Chattishghar of India and adjoining area moved Northwestward.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Cold Weather in Bangladesh

    Cold wave likely to continue till Jan 14

    The severe cold wave prevailing over Bangladesh makes way for a moderate cold wave which is likely to continue till January 14, met office forecasts.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Rain a bane for all concerned

    “It is the worst summer we are experiencing this year,” a lady in her 40s grunted while having a chat with this reporter.

  • NZ weather a challenge for Tigers

    Bangladesh are giving themselves every chance of making a decent fist of their tour to New Zealand starting on Boxing Day.

  • 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.

  • Play called off for the day due to rain

    After restricting Bangladesh to 220, England are at 50 for 3 when play is called off for the first day of the second Test match of the series at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka

  • 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.

  • Stokes aiming for the summit after series win

    Ben Stokes says England want to be the best in the world after a hugely satisfying 2-1 series triumph in Bangladesh.

  • Live: Stokes and Woakes take England home in style

    Chris Woakes hits a six over long off to seal the game with 13 balls left and win by four wickets with 13 balls to spare

  • 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.

  • Fans to deal with Buttler in silence

    Jos Buttler's reaction to Bangladesh players' send-off after his dismissal in the second ODI against Bangladesh and Ben Stokes's reaction after that game had drawn the ire of the Bangladeshi public.

  • Rain or cyclone?

    There is a strong possibility of rain in Chittagong today. And if it rains, cricket aficionados in Bangladesh and across the world are set to miss a different kind of cyclone that has been gathering momentum over the last couple of days with one Jos Buttler in the eye of the storm which is set for a 2:30pm landfall at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium.

  • 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.

  • Storm kills 4 in Khulna

    Four people are killed in a devastating storm that ravaged Koyra and Bhatiaghata upazilas of Khulna.

  • Rain respite amid sweltering heat

    A much needed rain accompanied by heavy thunderstorm swept most parts of the country, including capital Dhaka, after weeks of sweltering heat. The good news is, more rain is yet to come.

  • Hot, sunny day awaits revellers

    The weather may remain sunny and hot, taking a toll on hundreds of people going out to celebrate Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangla New Year, today.

  • Scorching heat likely on Pahela Baishakh

    The weather outlook for celebration of Pahela Baishakh, Bangla New Year, this year is bleak with a forecast of scorching heat and “unbearable” humidity. The weather will yeild a lot of sweat, which will not dry up and result in discomforting experience – especially within a crowd.

  • Rain on the cards, gloomy sky to persist today

    Rain or thunder showers, accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind, are likely to occur throughout the country.

  • Climate change 'to make transatlantic flights longer'

    Flights from the UK to the US could take longer due to the changes in the climate, according to a new study.

  • Fog disrupts ferry services

    Dense fog caused by light rain disrupts ferry transportation for seven hours in Munshiganj’s Shimulia-Kaurakandi route.

  • Foggy Dhaka mornings to persist for 2/3 days

    Though the biting cold of the last week has subsided, the fog in Dhaka will persist for a few more days, said an official of the Met office.

  • Cold wave may last 2-3 days more

    The ongoing cold wave across the country may last for two to three days more, while the overall temperature is expected to rise at the end of this month, according to the Chuadanga Met office.

  • Temperature may dive to 8

    Meteorologists anticipate that the temperature across the country might dive to below eight degree centigrade within next two or three days.

  • Ctg landslide kills mother, daughter

    A woman and her five-year-old daughter were killed in a rain-triggered landslide in Chittagong this morning.

  • Next two years ‘may be world’s hottest’

    The next two years could be the hottest on record globally, says research from the UK's Met Office.