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Philippine surfing paradise wiped out by typhoon

Resort and bar owners on a Philippine island popular with surfers and tourists were expecting a bumper Christmas holiday after Covid-19 restrictions finally eased. Then Super Typhoon Rai wiped them ...

Uprooted coconut trees and destroyed house are seen next to a sinage in Dapa town, Siargao island on 21 December 21, 2021, days after super Typhoon Rai devastated the island.

Powerful tornadoes kill over 80 in five US states

More than half a million homes in several states were left without power, according to PowerOutage.com

Damaged vehicles are seen after a tornado hit Bowling Green, Kentucky, US, on 11 December 2021 in this picture obtained from social media

How Bangladesh’s poor are paying the costs of climate damage

The US, the EU and other developed countries have so far resisted efforts to create a separate pot of funding to help poor countries deal with surging “loss and damage” from climate impacts

People looking for a shelter in knee-deep floodwater

Climate Change

Bangladesh’s shanty towns for climate refugees

At the upcoming COP26 in Glasgow, Bangladesh will again highlight the challenges it is facing due to the extreme weather events, and call for international help to help adapt

Bangladesh’s shanty towns for climate refugees

For Bangladesh’s climate migrants, pandemic job cuts fuel ‘multiple crises’

Bangladesh is one of the world’s largest exporters of labour, with nearly 700,000 people getting jobs abroad annually prior to the pandemic

Cyclonic storm Amphan destroyed the house of Sahida Khan. Currently she lives with her husband and three children at a house built on a dam. As river Kapotakkha is surging due to the effect of Cyclone Yaas, she is in fear losing the last straw in Loka area of Koyra upazila, Khulna on 25 May 2021

Warning signal 2 issued as cyclone Gulab set to landfall

The maritime ports of the country have been advised to hoist distant warning signal number two as cyclonic storm ‘Gulab’ over Northwest Bay and adjoining West-Central Bay moved westwards and now lies ...

Warning signal 2 issued as cyclone Gulab set to landfall

Maritime ports asked to warn vessels of depression over Bay

The depression is likely to intensify further and move in a west/northwesterly direction, said a bulletin of Bangladesh Meteorological office

The maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra in Bangladesh have been advised to hoist distant cautionary signal no. 1 to alert vessels of a depression over the Bay of Bengal

Seemingly unrelated crises share common roots, researchers say

Many everyday individual choices, like eating a chicken sandwich for lunch, have direct links to threats ranging from forest and species loss to climate change

The coastal area is seen flooded after the embankment is destroyed as the cyclone Amphan makes its landfall in Satkhira, Bangladesh on 21 May 2020.

Signal 3 for the maritime ports

Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisted local cautionary signal number three as a low pressure area has formed over the northwest Bay

Signal 3 for the maritime ports

Hurricane Ida pummels Louisiana as Category 3 storm

Ahead of Ida's arrival, showers and strong wind swept New Orleans' deserted streets throughout the morning, buffeting boarded-up windows at businesses and homes surrounded by sandbags

Hurricane Ida pummels Louisiana as Category 3 storm
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