Deep depression over Bay intensifies into cyclonic storm ‘Mandous’

The deep depression over Southwest Bay and adjoining Southeast Bay moved west-northwestwards and intensified into cyclonic storm 'Mandous' over Southwest Bay and adjoining area.

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5.8-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia's Java

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's main island of Java today, the United States Geological Survey said, less than a month after another quake in the same province killed more than 300 people.

5.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Dhaka

A 5.2 magnitude earthquake jolted Dhaka and several other parts of the country this morning, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes Nepal region

An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 struck in Nepal on Saturday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.

November 12 Bhola cyclone: A day of horror

Fifty-two years ago today, a terrible cyclone and the resultant tidal surges claimed the lives of nearly 500,000 people in the country’s coastal districts, including Bhola, and caused extensive damage.

Hurricane Nicol: At least 2 killed in Florida

Tragedy struck after Hurricane Nicole hit the eastern shores of Florida as a Category 1 hurricane on Thursday morning, with two deaths reported.

December 8, 2022
December 8, 2022

Deep depression over Bay intensifies into cyclonic storm ‘Mandous’

The deep depression over Southwest Bay and adjoining Southeast Bay moved west-northwestwards and intensified into cyclonic storm 'Mandous' over Southwest Bay and adjoining area.

December 8, 2022
December 8, 2022

5.8-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia's Java

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's main island of Java today, the United States Geological Survey said, less than a month after another quake in the same province killed more than 300 people.

December 5, 2022
December 5, 2022

5.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Dhaka

A 5.2 magnitude earthquake jolted Dhaka and several other parts of the country this morning, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

All regions in the world saw water extremes in 2021: UN

All regions of the world saw water extremes last year -- both floods and droughts -- and billions of people had insufficient freshwater, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

November 25, 2022
November 25, 2022

Indonesia quake death toll rises to 310

Hundreds of Indonesians prayed out in the open next to rice paddies and in the streets on Friday, as the death toll from an earthquake that flattened their town in western Java rose to 310.

November 24, 2022
November 24, 2022

Indonesia earthquake: 6-yr-old rescued miraculously after 2 days

A six-year-old boy has been pulled from the rubble of a deadly Indonesia earthquake after spending two days trapped under debris without food or water, in a "miracle" rescue..The dramatic rescue captured on camera Wednesday evening revived hopes that survivors could still be pulled alive f

November 23, 2022
November 23, 2022

'Digging through rubble to find some clothes'

Survivors of an Indonesian earthquake that killed at least 268 people appealed for food and water Wednesday, as rescuers picked through devastated villages with hopes of finding anyone alive fading..The calls for help came as authorities warned that debris from landslides caused by the str

November 22, 2022
November 22, 2022

Power out as 7.0 quake hits Solomon Islands

A strong 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Solomon Islands on Tuesday, with eyewitnesses reporting violent shaking that hurled items to the ground and knocked out power in parts of the capital Honiara.

November 21, 2022
November 21, 2022

Magnitude 6 earthquake strikes Greece’s Crete

An earthquake of magnitude 6 struck Crete, Greece, early on Monday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.

November 19, 2022
November 19, 2022

3 Kurigram villages lost to river erosion

Three villages in Kurigram now exist only on paper as they have been entirely devoured by Dudhkumar river.