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EU supports early action in Bangladesh anticipating severe floods

Staff Reporter:The European Union is providing EUR 100,000 for early anticipatory action to reduce the negative impact on the most affected communities due to floods in Bangladesh. The aid is coming in response to severe...

Erosion takes serious turn in Lalmonirhat as flood water recedes

Staff Reporter: As water started to recede, erosion on the left bank of the Teesta River in Lalmonirhat upazila has taken a serious turn. Strong current is devouring houses and farmlands  as the water level of...

Dhaka’s air quality ranks worst again

Staff Reporter: After showing a marked improvement in its quality for the last few days, Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka  ranked worst again in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Monday morning. The mega city had an AQI...

Sudden, powerful shower unleashes chaos in capital

Staff Reporter: A spell of monsoon rain lashed the capital on Sunday afternoon, and it was enough to send large parts of the city’s road infrastructure vanishing under water in several areas. A number of important...

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...