Saturday, January 16, 2021
Second cyclone in a week threatens Sri Lanka, India
Sri Lanka and southern India battened down the hatches for the second time in a week on Wednesday ahead of the scheduled arrival of another cyclone from the Bay of Bengal
2 December 2020, 19:29
Uncertainty over life and livelihood: People leaving coastal areas in Bangladesh
The most important thing that came up while looking for solutions to the problem of habitation of people in coastal areas is a sustainable and permanent embankment
20 November 2020, 16:52
Allstate CEO eyes climate insurance plan under potential Biden win
Biden has outlined an ambitious plan to invest $2 trillion in clean energy to get the United States to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050
7 November 2020, 11:28
'Wild weather this year shows growing impact of climate change'
With some of the deadliest storms in recent history churning through the Bay of Bengal before slamming into India or Bangladesh.
14 September 2020, 09:44
Women take the lead in disaster management
Former UN general-secretary Ban Ki-moon and Indian prime minister Narendra Modi lauded Bangladesh’s disaster management.
19 July 2020, 15:59
Cyclone Nisarga fizzles out, claims 4 lives in India’s Maharashtra
Barely 18 hours after hitting Maharashtra, the Cyclone Nisarga -- which claimed 4 lives -- fizzled out into a depression and was headed towards the Vidarbha region in the east, officials said on ...
4 June 2020, 12:27
Cyclone Nisarga makes landfall, 60,000 evacuated in India
The Maharashtra government has evacuated around 60,000 people including hundreds of COVID-19 patients from the state’s coastal region of Konkan in the wake of Cyclone Nisarga that started making ...
3 June 2020, 16:50
Mumbai faces first cyclone in 70 yrs, shuts offices, asks people to stay home
Cyclone Nisarga was expected to make landfall near the coastal town of Alibag, around 100 kilometres (60 miles) south of Mumbai, on Wednesday afternoon, forecasters said
3 June 2020, 14:07
Amphan brings boundless distress to people in Koyra
Cyclone Amphan, that hit the southern coast of Bangladesh on 20 May, has left 47 villages flooded and over 700 people homeless
31 May 2020, 14:22
EU announces 1.1m euro to minimize Bangladesh’s Amphan damages
European Union (EU) has decided to provide 1.1 million euro to Bangladesh for helping recover damages triggered by cyclone Amphan last week, reports BSS.
27 May 2020, 00:51