Climate crisis

Climate crisis

Padma Sand Lifting: 9 homes swept away in Faridpur

At least nine houses have been devoured by the Padma river in the Paldangi area of Faridpur Sadar due to river erosion caused by illegal sand lifting

1w ago

Schoolgirl goes missing in Netrakona floodwater

A seven-year-old schoolgirl went missing after she was swept away by floodwaters in Netrakona’s Kalmakanda upazila today

1w ago

Climate crisis: Saber seeks UN support to empower vulnerable countries

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Saber Hossain Chowdhury has called upon the United Nations to be more responsive to the needs of developing countries, especially the most vulnerable ones in addressing those challenges

1w ago

As flood worsens, food crisis mounts

Hundreds of families in Kurigram’s shoal areas have been facing untold sufferings amid deteriorating flood situation.

1w ago

City drowns In downpour

Dhaka dwellers woke up to waterlogged roads yesterday morning amid heavy rainfall. Multiple areas, including many thoroughfares, were inundated while pedestrians had to wade through knee-deep water in many places.

1w ago

Khulna city waterlogged after 55mm rain in 3hrs

A torrential downpour lasting around three hours this morning left most roads and low-lying areas of Khulna city submerged, causing significant suffering for residents

1w ago

Swelling rivers worsen flood victims’ plight

The ongoing flood situation in Tangail has continued to worsen as water levels of all main rivers in the district – Jamuna, Dhaleshwari and Jhenai – as well of their tributaries, rose further in 24 hours till this morning

1w ago

Flood water damages rural roads in Sirajganj's Shahjadpur

Road communication in the rural areas under Sirajganj's Shahjadpur upazila has been disrupted in the last one week due to flood water

1w ago

Sirajganj Flood: No respite as Jamuna continues to swell

The flood situation in Sirajganj continues to deteriorate as Jamuna river’s water level has been rising since yesterday morning.

1w ago

Need long-term plan to mitigate flood, waterlogging: speakers

Speakers at a roundtable today demanded a long-term plan and prompt action for the flood and waterlogging of Sylhet

1w ago

Earthquake of 6.7 magnitude strikes southern Philippines

A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck Mindanao, Philippines, on Thursday, the German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ) said

1w ago

8 killed after Beryl sweeps across US

At least eight people were killed in the southern United States after storm Beryl felled trees and caused heavy flooding, before being downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone on Tuesday

2w ago

Greece records hottest June in over six decades: researchers

Greece recorded in 2024 its hottest June since 1960, a researcher said Tuesday, as the Mediterranean nation braces for a season of heatwaves and wildfires

2w ago

Sisters die from electrocution in flood-hit village

A family in Kurigram's Nageshwari upazila is devastated after two sisters were electrocuted by a submerged live cable during the recent floods

2w ago

Over 1,000 schools closed across Sylhet, Rangpur

Over 1,000 educational institutions remain closed in the Sylhet and Rangpur regions due to the ongoing flood

2w ago

Dyke collapse floods 17 villages in Kurigram

About 120 metres of two sections of the dyke in Nageshwari upazila of Kurigram collapsed under the force of tidal water of the Dudhkumar river yesterday

2w ago

20 lakh people hit by floods in 15 districts

Around 20 lakh people in 15 districts across the country have been affected by the ongoing floods caused by torrential rains and the onrush of water from upstream, said State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Md Mohibur Rahman.

2w ago

Teaching suspended at 37 Kurigram schools

At least 37 government primary schools across Kurigram have suspended their academic activities after being submerged under floodwater.

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