18m ago| Natural disaster

Floods in northeast: Worst-hit 4 lakh need rehabilitation

Rehabilitation of around four lakh people, who were worst hit by the floods and lost their homes, is the biggest challenge in the government’s recovery efforts.

14h ago| Natural disaster

Water level increases in 61 rivers, falls in 41: FFWC

Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) has monitored the water level of the country’s rivers at 109 river stations and recorded a rise in level at 61 stations while a fall in 41 others.

17h ago| Natural disaster

Floods in Lalmonirhat, Kurigram: Crops worth Tk 134cr damaged

Crops on around 16,383 hectares of land have been damaged due to floods in Lalmonirhat and Kurigram districts. “Aush” paddy, jute, maize, nuts and various vegetables have been damaged in the floodwater.

Flood situation worsens in Lalmonirhat: Dharla flowing 12cm above danger level

The people of Dharla River shoal in Lalmonirhat districts are affected by the second phase of the flood as the water is flowing above the danger level today (June 29, 2022).

Floods in northeast: Private relief efforts outpace govt’s

Around 3:00am last Wednesday, one family was seen hard at work making 400 bags of relief to be taken for distribution the next morning.

Floodwaters rise after heavy rains upstream

Water levels rose in some low-lying areas of Sylhet and Sunamganj due to heavy rain in the country’s northeastern region and water flowing in from the upstream of India’s Meghalaya yesterday.

July 2, 2022
July 2, 2022

Floods in northeast: Worst-hit 4 lakh need rehabilitation

Rehabilitation of around four lakh people, who were worst hit by the floods and lost their homes, is the biggest challenge in the government’s recovery efforts.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Water level increases in 61 rivers, falls in 41: FFWC

Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) has monitored the water level of the country’s rivers at 109 river stations and recorded a rise in level at 61 stations while a fall in 41 others.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Floods in Lalmonirhat, Kurigram: Crops worth Tk 134cr damaged

Crops on around 16,383 hectares of land have been damaged due to floods in Lalmonirhat and Kurigram districts. “Aush” paddy, jute, maize, nuts and various vegetables have been damaged in the floodwater.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Northeast braces for another blow

“How much more can we take?”

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Worst sufferers as always

The flood situation in the Sylhet division has left a destructive effect on the lives of its residents. Women and children are the worst victims as of yet, with severe health complications, especially, malnutrition.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Only 1.5hrs rain drowns Khulna

Moderate rain inundated around two-thirds of Khulna city yesterday, causing immense sufferings to residents.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

Flood death toll now 92 as 4 more die: DGHS

Flood claimed four more lives in the country in 24 hours till this morning (June 30, 2022), raising the total fatalities to 92.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

Floods worsening in Lalmonirhat: Dharla now flowing 14cm above danger level

The people living around Dharla River shoal in Lalmonirhat district are now having to face another onslaught of floods as the river water is flowing above the danger level as of today (June 30, 2022).

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

Study finds nearly 1 in 4 of world population at risk of severe flooding

Almost a quarter of the world's population are exposed to significant flood risks, according to new research published Tuesday, which warned those in poorer countries were more vulnerable.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

Fresh floods loom as rivers keep swelling

People of the northern and northeastern districts are fearing a second spell of floods as major rivers continue swelling amid torrential rain and onrush of water from upstream.