17h ago| Natural disaster

Bridge on Dhaleswari precarious as erosion hits approach road

The approach road of the bridge on Dhaleswari river in Charabari area of Tangail Sadar upazila was badly damaged again due to heavy rains and increased current on the river for the last couple of...

17h ago| Natural disaster

Erosion of Teesta, Dharla: Classes of 11 pry schools resume in makeshift buildings

Classes of 11 government primary schools in Kurigram and Lalmonirhat are being conducted in makeshift buildings after permanent buildings of the schools were washed away recently by the Teesta and...

Chapainawabganj Erosion: Nearly 50 houses lost to Padma

Over 100 families have been rendered homeless by the Padma river’s erosion at Goaldubi village under Sadar upazila of Chapainawabganj in last three weeks.

Wildfire raging in southern Spain forces nearly 800 to flee

A wildfire has forced the evacuation of nearly 800 people from around the southern Spanish resort of Estepona, local authorities said on Thursday.

1w ago| Climate action

Malaysia envoy urges 'collective effort' to meet Paris Agreement obligations

A collective effort is required from ASEAN and other climate-vulnerable countries to ensure that governments meet their obligations under the Paris Climate Agreement, said Malaysian High...

Jamuna water below danger level, flood receding in Sirajganj

As the water level of Jamuna river dropped below the danger mark recently, flood water is slowly receding in Sirajganj.

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

Erosion of Teesta, Dharla: Classes of 11 pry schools resume in makeshift buildings

Classes of 11 government primary schools in Kurigram and Lalmonirhat are being conducted in makeshift buildings after permanent buildings of the schools were washed away recently by the Teesta and...

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

Bridge on Dhaleswari precarious as erosion hits approach road

The approach road of the bridge on Dhaleswari river in Charabari area of Tangail Sadar upazila was badly damaged again due to heavy rains and increased current on the river for the last couple of...

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

Chapainawabganj Erosion: Nearly 50 houses lost to Padma

Over 100 families have been rendered homeless by the Padma river’s erosion at Goaldubi village under Sadar upazila of Chapainawabganj in last three weeks.

September 17, 2021
September 17, 2021

Idled Thai taxis go green with mini-gardens on car roofs

Taxi fleets in Thailand are giving new meaning to the term “rooftop garden,” as they utilize the roofs of cabs idled by the coronavirus crisis to serve as small vegetable plots.

September 17, 2021
September 17, 2021

5 villages washed away in Teesta erosion in Kurigram

Due to continuing erosion of the Teesta, five villages, Char Gatiashyam, Bogurapara, Khitab Khan, Nakenda and Dhusmara of Gharialdanga union, of Rajarhat upazila in Kurigram were completely washed...

September 16, 2021
September 16, 2021

Furious Padma devours over 20 homesteads in Harirampur

Over 20 families have lost their homesteads and vast areas of cropland as the erosion of Padma has taken a serious turn in two-kilometre-long stretch on the riverside area of Kanchanpur in...

September 14, 2021
September 14, 2021

Govt to provide houses for all climate change affected people: Environment minister

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister, Md Shahab Uddin, today said that the government is sincerely working to accommodate all the people affected by climate change by providing the...

September 14, 2021
September 14, 2021

Depression in Bay: 21.2mm rain in Barishal region

Due to deep depression formed in the Bay of Bengal, it has been raining intermittently in the Barishal region since this morning.

September 14, 2021
September 14, 2021

Rising sea levels can render 20m Bangladeshis homeless by 2050

Around 17% of Bangladesh will be submerged by rising sea levels, rendering 20 million people homeless, by 2050.

September 13, 2021
September 13, 2021

Depression intensifies into deep depression; signal 3 for maritime ports

The maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been directed to keep hoisted local cautionary signal 3 as the depression over Northwest Bay and adjoining Odisha coast...