Mohammad Al-Masum Molla

Mohammad Al-Masum Molla

Multimedia journalist with nearly 10 years’ experience in mainstream media in Bangladesh with a background in investigative journalism and environmental, political and human rights reporting.

Sea-level rise in Bangladesh: Faster than global average

Bangladesh is experiencing a faster sea-level rise than the global average of 3.42mm a year, which will impact food production and livelihoods even more than previously thought, government studies have found.

21h ago

Dhaka getting hotter

Dhaka is now one of the fastest-warming cities in the world, as it has seen a staggering 97 percent rise in the number of days with temperature above 35 degrees Celsius over the last three decades.

1d ago

Dhaka’s Toxic Air: High levels of cancer-causing elements found

The concentration of cancer-causing arsenic, lead and cadmium in Dhaka air is almost double the permissible limit set by the World Health Organization, a new study has found.

1w ago

Sundarbans: All fires in 23 years were confined to only 5pc area

All fires in the Sundarbans over the last 23 years took place in just five percent area of the mangrove forest under the east forest division, said officials concerned.

1w ago

Lightning fatalities on the rise

Bangladesh has been witnessing a rise in casualties from lightning strikes mainly due to drastic shifts in weather patterns.

2w ago

Dhaka city’s temperature rose 6°C in 10yrs

When the world is fighting to contain the increase in global temperature to under 1.5 degrees Celsius, Dhaka city’s temperature has increased by nearly six degrees due to the urban heat island effect in just 10 years, finds a study.

2w ago

Driest April in 43 years

Average rainfall in Bangladesh was one millimetre in April, which is the record lowest in the country since 1981

2w ago

Heatwave: After fiery April, milder May beckons

The country could start getting some rain as soon as May 2, which would be a godsend after the longest heatwave spell in recorded history of 76 year, Met office said

2w ago
May 19, 2024
May 19, 2024

Sea-level rise in Bangladesh: Faster than global average

Bangladesh is experiencing a faster sea-level rise than the global average of 3.42mm a year, which will impact food production and livelihoods even more than previously thought, government studies have found.

May 18, 2024
May 18, 2024

Dhaka getting hotter

Dhaka is now one of the fastest-warming cities in the world, as it has seen a staggering 97 percent rise in the number of days with temperature above 35 degrees Celsius over the last three decades.

May 11, 2024
May 11, 2024

Dhaka’s Toxic Air: High levels of cancer-causing elements found

The concentration of cancer-causing arsenic, lead and cadmium in Dhaka air is almost double the permissible limit set by the World Health Organization, a new study has found.

May 7, 2024
May 7, 2024

Sundarbans: All fires in 23 years were confined to only 5pc area

All fires in the Sundarbans over the last 23 years took place in just five percent area of the mangrove forest under the east forest division, said officials concerned.

May 4, 2024
May 4, 2024

Lightning fatalities on the rise

Bangladesh has been witnessing a rise in casualties from lightning strikes mainly due to drastic shifts in weather patterns.

May 3, 2024
May 3, 2024

Dhaka city’s temperature rose 6°C in 10yrs

When the world is fighting to contain the increase in global temperature to under 1.5 degrees Celsius, Dhaka city’s temperature has increased by nearly six degrees due to the urban heat island effect in just 10 years, finds a study.

May 1, 2024
May 1, 2024

Driest April in 43 years

Average rainfall in Bangladesh was one millimetre in April, which is the record lowest in the country since 1981

April 30, 2024
April 30, 2024

Heatwave: After fiery April, milder May beckons

The country could start getting some rain as soon as May 2, which would be a godsend after the longest heatwave spell in recorded history of 76 year, Met office said

April 29, 2024
April 29, 2024

After fiery April, milder May beckons

After a scorching April, May could bring some relief. There might be rain and the heatwave spells usually seen during this month would be much shorter, albeit slightly humid, said Bangladesh Meteorological Department officials and experts

April 22, 2024
April 22, 2024

5 factors that kept BNP off upazila polls

The BNP boycotted the upazila elections for five reasons, chief among which is its belief that the ruling party will control the polls, said party insiders.

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