Moderate earthquake felt in Ctg, Bandarban

A moderate earthquake, measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale, jolted Chattogram, Bandarban and adjoining areas this afternoon.

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2021 among seven hottest years on record: UN

The past seven years have been the hottest on record, the United Nations confirmed Wednesday, adding that 2021 temperatures remained high despite the cooling effect of the La Nina weather phenomenon.

Tonga’s volcanic eruption may have long-lasting impact on environment

Tonga’s massive underwater volcanic eruption could deliver long-lasting damage to coral reefs, erode coastlines and disrupt fisheries, say scientists studying satellite images and looking to the...

Untimely rain damages crops on vast areas across the country

Crops, especially winter vegetables, on vast areas have been damaged due to the untimely rain that lashed different districts across the country in the last three days.

Farmers in Southern, Central Regions: Rain brings fear, tears

The untimely rain that lashed different areas of the country for the last two days could result in extensive damage to crops, especially winter vegetables and seedbeds.

Depression in the Bay: Two villages in Khulna flooded, 200 families waterlogged

The unexpected tide of the Sakbaria river, due to depression in the Bay, has inundated two villages in Khulna's Koyra upazila. As a result, around 200 families in the villages of Gatirgheri...

January 21, 2022
January 21, 2022

Moderate earthquake felt in Ctg, Bandarban

A moderate earthquake, measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale, jolted Chattogram, Bandarban and adjoining areas this afternoon.

January 19, 2022
January 19, 2022

2021 among seven hottest years on record: UN

The past seven years have been the hottest on record, the United Nations confirmed Wednesday, adding that 2021 temperatures remained high despite the cooling effect of the La Nina weather phenomenon.

January 18, 2022
January 18, 2022

Tonga’s volcanic eruption may have long-lasting impact on environment

Tonga’s massive underwater volcanic eruption could deliver long-lasting damage to coral reefs, erode coastlines and disrupt fisheries, say scientists studying satellite images and looking to the...

January 18, 2022
January 18, 2022

Earthquake kills 26 in Afghanistan

At least 26 people were killed after an earthquake hit western Afghanistan on Monday, an official said.

January 13, 2022
January 13, 2022

Climate-smart projects: The smart way forward

All infrastructural projects in Bangladesh should be climate-smart as the country aims to achieve the goals committed to the UN in reducing carbon emission, said officials and development experts...

January 5, 2022
January 5, 2022

Residents in Faridpur town face erosion threat

About a hundred families of Khabaspur Karalpara area in Faridpur town are passing days in panic as sudden erosion by the Kumar river has devoured homesteads and fresh areas within couple of days.

December 31, 2021
December 31, 2021

Wildfires burn hundreds of homes, force evacuations in Colorado

An estimated 580 homes, a hotel and a shopping center have burned and tens of thousands of people were evacuated in wind-fueled wildfires outside Denver, officials said Thursday evening.

December 27, 2021
December 27, 2021

Cyclone Yaas led to $3bn in damages in Bangladesh, India

From deadly Hurricane Ida in the United States to devastating floods in China and Europe, climate change-fuelled disasters have cost the world tens of billions of dollars in 2021, with both the...

December 19, 2021
December 19, 2021

5.3-magnitude earthquake strikes north of Andaman in Bay of Bengal

A 5.3-magnitude earthquake has shaken the Bay of Bengal today. The quake struck at 3:19 am (UTC), according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).

December 19, 2021
December 19, 2021

Death toll in Philippines typhoon now 112

The governor of an island province in the central Philippines said Sunday at least 63 people died in the devastation wrought by Typhoon Rai in more than half of the towns that managed to contact...