Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Home Environment

Environment

Sundarbans: The physical buffer that needs a rest

Staff Reporter: The Forest Department is planning to give the Sundarbans, which minimised the intensity of cyclonic storm ‘Bulbul’ as well as the extent of damages acting as a shield, a breathing space to heal...

Cyclone ‘Bulbul’ wreaks havoc in coastal districts; 6 dead

Staff Reporter: Six people were killed in Bagerhat, Khulna, Patuakhali and Barishal districts as cyclone ‘Bulbul’ made a landfall in Khulna and adjoining southwestern part of the country early Sunday before weakening into a deep...

Fisherman killed, 4 others missing in Meghna trawler capsize

Staff Reporter: A fisherman was killed and four others went missing after a fishing trawler sank in the Meghna River in Charfasson upazila here on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Khorshed. All the victims hailed from...

4,000-5,000 houses damaged by cyclone ‘Bulbul’: Minister

Staff Reporter: State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Dr Md Enamur Rahman on Sunday said some 4,000-5,000 houses were damaged by cyclonic storm ‘Bulbul’ which lashed the country’s coastal districts early Sunday. “The damage by...

Cyclone ‘Bulbul’ hits coastal districts; 4 dead

Staff ReporterL Four people were killed in Bagerhat, Khulna and Patuakhali districts as cyclone ‘Bulbul’ made a landfall in Khulna and adjoining southwestern part of the country early Sunday before weakening into a deep depression. Meanwhile,...

Cyclone ‘Bulbul’ leaves behind its name while crossing Khulna

Staff Reporter It really sounds interesting! A baby girl, who was born at a cyclone shelter at Mithakhali village in Mongla upazila on Saturday night, has been named ‘Bulbuli’. ‘Bulbul’ or ‘Bulbuli’ is a common name...

Cyclone ‘Bulbul’ weakens into deep depression

Staff Reporter: Cyclonic storm ‘Bulbul’ over Khulna and adjoining northwestern part of Bangladesh moved slowly northwestwards and weekend further into a deep depression. The depression was lying over Bagerhat, Barishal and Patuakhali regions at 6 am...

Cyclone Bulbul: Maritime ports asked to hoist signal No 2

Staff Reporter: Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisting distant warning signal number two. Cyclonic storm “Bulbul” over the east-central bay and adjoining area moved north-northwestwards on Thursday...

Maritime ports asked to hoist signal No. 1

Staff Reporter: Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisted distant cautionary signal number one. The depression over east-central bay and adjoining area moved westwards further and intensified into...

Dhaka ranks 4th worst in Air Quality Index

Staff Reporter: Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka ranked fourth worst in Air Quality Index (AQI) on Tuesday morning. Dhaka had a score of 169 at 9:11 am, which means the city’s air quality was classified as unhealthy. India’s Delhi...