'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
Army to take part in embankment repair: State minister
Bangladesh Army will take part in repairing embankments damaged during cyclone 'Amphan', state minister for water resources Zahid Faruk said Sunday.
24 May 2020, 22:08
'Reform outdated cyclone signaling system'
Leaders of civil society working in the coastal belt on Saturday demanded reforming the cyclone signaling system and construction of cyclone-shelters with housing facilities, reports UNB.
23 May 2020, 23:49
WDB officials to work in cyclone-hit areas during Eid holidays: Deputy minister
Deputy minister for water resources AKM Enamul Haque Shamim on Saturday said all the officials of the Water Development Board as well as public representatives have been instructed to continue ...
23 May 2020, 20:34