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Hurricane victims getting IRS tax filing relief

International Desk: The Internal Revenue Service says victims of Hurricane Michael will get a grace period before having to file some tax returns and payments. The IRS said Friday it's offering the relief in parts of...

‘Titli’ now weakens into depression

Staff Reporter: Cyclonic storm ‘Titli’ which earlier turned into a deep depression over Odisha and adjoining area of India moved northeastwards and weakened further into a depression over Odish-Gangetic West Bengal and adjoining area. It is...

Severe cyclone hits eastern Indian coast; 8 killed

Desk Report: A severe cyclone damaged homes and blew down trees and power poles Thursday in eastern India, where eight people were killed and about 300,000 forced to move to higher ground. Cyclone Titli, or Butterfly,...

Hurricane Michael slams into Florida, charges into Southeast

International Desk: Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle with terrifying winds of 155 mph Wednesday, splintering homes and submerging neighborhoods before continuing its destructive charge inland across the Southeast. It was the most powerful...

Cyclone ‘Titli’ hits eastern Indian coast with wind, rain

Desk Report: The severe cyclonic storm ‘Titli’ hit India’s Odisha-Andhra coast at Gopalpur with a hurricane wind speed of 126 Kph around 6:15 am (local time) on Thursday. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has classified ‘Titli’...

‘Titli’ intensified into severe cyclonic storm; Signal 4 at maritime ports

Staff Reporter: Cyclonic storm ‘Titli' intensified into a severe cyclonic storm on Wednesday with a ‘Core of Hurricane Wind ' over West-Central Bay and adjoining Northwest Bay. The maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and...

Major Hurricane Michael bearing down on Florida Panhandle

International Desk: A fast and furious Hurricane Michael sped toward the Florida Panhandle on Tuesday night with 120 mph winds and a potential storm surge of 13 feet, giving tens of thousands of people precious...

Cyclone ‘Titli’: Distant cautionary No 4 at maritime ports

Staff Reporter: The maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisted distant cautionary signal No 4 as the cyclonic storm, 'Titli', over the West-central Bay and adjoining area...

Deep depression intensifies into cyclone ‘Titli’

Desk Report: The maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to lower distant cautionary signal No 1 and instead hoist distant warning signal No 2 as deep depression over the...

Oil spill threatens Meghna; unheeded for 5 days

Desk Report: A tanker capsized in Meghna last Friday, spilling unrefined petroleum in the river but no steps were taken so far to prevent the oil from spreading any further. The oil tanker of a privately-owned...