19h ago| Natural disaster

Untimely rain damages crops on vast areas across the country

Crops, especially winter vegetables, on vast areas have been damaged due to the untimely rain that lashed different districts across the country in the last three days.

Farmers in Southern, Central Regions: Rain brings fear, tears

The untimely rain that lashed different areas of the country for the last two days could result in extensive damage to crops, especially winter vegetables and seedbeds.

Depression in the Bay: Two villages in Khulna flooded, 200 families waterlogged

The unexpected tide of the Sakbaria river, due to depression in the Bay, has inundated two villages in Khulna's Koyra upazila. As a result, around 200 families in the villages of Gatirgheri...

1w ago| Climate action

Invest in Bangladesh's climate projects: PM to Asia-Europe Meeting

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today sought investment from the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) partners in Bangladesh's long-term climate projects such as Delta Plan.

Building in Ctg leans onto another after earthquake

A four-storey building has tilted slightly and leaned onto another building in the port city of Chattogram following the earthquake this morning.

Earthquake felt in Dhaka, CTG originated in Myanmar

A strong earthquake jolted Dhaka, Chattogram and some other cities this morning.

December 8, 2021
December 8, 2021

Untimely rain damages crops on vast areas across the country

Crops, especially winter vegetables, on vast areas have been damaged due to the untimely rain that lashed different districts across the country in the last three days.

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

Farmers in Southern, Central Regions: Rain brings fear, tears

The untimely rain that lashed different areas of the country for the last two days could result in extensive damage to crops, especially winter vegetables and seedbeds.

December 6, 2021
December 6, 2021

Depression in the Bay: Two villages in Khulna flooded, 200 families waterlogged

The unexpected tide of the Sakbaria river, due to depression in the Bay, has inundated two villages in Khulna's Koyra upazila. As a result, around 200 families in the villages of Gatirgheri...

December 5, 2021
December 5, 2021

Cyclone Jawad: Over 1,000 tourists stranded in St Martin's island

More than 1,000 tourists remain stranded in St Martin's island due to rough weather caused by Cyclone Jawad in the Bay of Bengal.

December 5, 2021
December 5, 2021

Cyclonic storm Jawad weakens into deep depression

Cyclonic storm Jawad over west-central Bay and adjoining northwest Bay moved northwards further and weakened into a deep depression, according to Bangladesh Meteorological Department.

December 5, 2021
December 5, 2021

Deaths in Indonesia volcano eruption now 13

Disaster officials in Indonesia raised the death toll in the eruption of Mount Semeru to 13 on Sunday, as rescuers working through the night freed as many as 10 people from the debris.

December 5, 2021
December 5, 2021

Padma erosion devours fresh areas

Sudden erosion by the Padma river has devoured fresh areas in Ishwardi upazila in the last few weeks, much to the worries of the local people.

December 4, 2021
December 4, 2021

Cyclone Jawad: Met office predicts rain, thundershowers

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) has predicted rain or thundershowers in many parts of the country in the next 24 hours, a forecast is attributed to the deep depression over the west...

December 1, 2021
December 1, 2021

Several long-standing demands were fulfilled at COP26: environment minister

The United Nations Climate Conference (COP26) in Glasgow did not meet all expectations; it, however, met many long-standing demands of Bangladesh, said Environment, Forest and Climate Change...

November 29, 2021
November 29, 2021

Flood turns vast arable land sandy

Vast tracts of fertile arable land in the villages of the Brahmaputra, Teesta, Dharla, Dudhkumar and Gangadhar river basin areas in Kurigram and Lalmonirhat have been covered with sand carried by...