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Light to moderate rain, thundershowers likely

Staff Reporter: Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Sunday morning forecast rain and thundershowers in most places over the country in the next 24 hours. “Light to moderate rain, thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur...

Flood: More areas inundated in Kurigram, Nilphamari

Staff Reporter: Flood situation in Nilphamari and Kurigram deteriorated further on Sunday  as water levels of Teesta, Brahmaputra and Dharla rivers marked rise inundating fresh areas. In Kurigram, over one lakh people have been affected as flood...

Flood situation worsens in Sunamganj; 11 upazilas flooded

Staff Reporter: Flash floods, triggered by heavy rains and upstream water,  have inundated Sunamganj town and 11 upazilas of the district, rendering thousands of people marooned. Flood water continued rising in Nabinagar, Soloshahar, Kajir point, Ukil...

Community radio stations start broadcasting on flash flood

Staff Reporter: Seven community radio stations in the northern regions of Bangladesh have started broadcasting programmes on flash flood situation to alert people to reduce loss. The community radio stations started uploading the radio programmes on...

Light to moderate rain, thundershowers likely

Staff Reporter: Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Friday evening forecast rain and thundershowers in most places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions in the next 24 hours. In a regular bulletin, the BMD said: “Light to moderate rain,...

Cylcone Amphan brings five new sea birds to Bangladesh

Sayam U Chowdhury : The wind speed increased and the river waters went wild as the night progressed. Floating inside the Sundarbans (albeit inside a boat) during the tropical cyclone 'Bulbul' is a memory I...

AQI: Dhaka’s air still ‘unhealthy for sensitive groups’

Staff Reporter; Despite arrival of monsoon, Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka ranked the 7th worst polluted city in the world in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Tuesday morning. The air in Dhaka was categorised as ‘unhealthy for...

Plant trees to protect environment: PM

Staff Reporter: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday urged the people to plant trees in the 'Mujib Borsho' for protecting the environment of the country. “I would like to make this call to all that let’s...

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput commits suicide

Desk report: Actor Sushant Singh Rajput has committed suicide at his residence in Bandra, Mumbai. The actor’s representative confirmed the news. The Kai Po Che actor was 34 years old. He reportedly hanged himself. Expressing shock at his...

Maritime ports asked to hoist cautionary signal 3

Staff Reporter: Bangladesh Meteorological Department on Saturday asked the maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra to hoist local cautionary signal No. 3, as a steep pressure gradient kept persisting over the North...