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

Second cyclone in a week threatens Sri Lanka, India

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

A family dwelling on an embankment as river erosion destroys their home following the damage of a coastal embankment along the Bay in Satkhira. Kurikahnia, Ashashuni upazila, Satkhira on 28 September 2020

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

An Allstate insurance office is shown in San Francisco, California on 10 February 2010

'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.

People play in the water on the record heat wave, amid the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Santa Monica, California, US, 6 September 2020.

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.

CPP volunteers take part in a showdown in Cox's Bazar

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 ...

A man walks past an uprooted tree on a street after cyclone Nisarga made its landfall on the outskirts of the city, in Mumbai.

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 ...

A fisherman pushes his boat to anchor it before cyclone Nisarga makes its landfall, in Mumbai on 3 June.

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

Commuters drive along Marine Drive as rain falls in Mumbai on 3 June 2020 as cyclone Nisarga barrels towards India's western coast

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

People are running to the shelters ahead of  cyclone Amphan in Koyra upazila of Khulna on 20 May 2020.

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.

EU announces 1.1m euro to minimize Bangladesh’s Amphan damages
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