15h ago| Natural disaster

North flooded, rivers swelling

Vast areas of the northern districts have been inundated due to flash floods caused by an onrush of water from the upstream.

Japanese volcano erupts, spews plumes of ash; people warned away

A volcano erupted in Japan on Wednesday, blasting ash several miles into the sky and prompting officials to warn against the threat of lava flows and falling rocks, but there were no immediate...

Teesta water crosses danger level in Lalmonirhat

Water flow of the Teesta river crossed the danger level at Daoni area in Hatibandha upazila of Lalmonirhat district this morning near Teesta barrage -- inundating the riverside and homes in low...

Damaged Bridge: 20 indigenous families face isolation

Heavy rains followed by strong current in a creek between two hillocks -- in Satchhari National Park under Chunarughat upazila of Habiganj -- severely damaged a walk bridge and cut off at least 20...

1w ago| Climate crisis

Bangladesh will reduce 89.47m tons CO2 emission by 2030: Minister

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin said Bangladesh will reduce 89.47 million tons CO2 emission by 2030.

2w ago| Climate loss

Climate change affecting physical, mental health of Bangladeshis: World Bank

Weather variations in Bangladesh, caused by climate change, is leading to an increase in the spread of infectious diseases and affecting mental health of people, says a new World Bank Report. 

October 13, 2021
October 13, 2021

ADB boosts 2019-2030 climate financing target to $100b

The Asian Development Bank's will boost its climate financing goals by $20 billion to a new target of $100 billion for the 2019-2030 period and aims to launch its concept for retiring coal...

October 12, 2021
October 12, 2021

Tropical cyclone hits Philippines, 9 dead so far

Nine people have been killed in the Philippines and 11 were missing on Tuesday due to floods and landslides caused by heavy rain from tropical cyclone Kompasu, the national disaster agency said.

October 12, 2021
October 12, 2021

Damaged Bridge: 20 indigenous families face isolation

Heavy rains followed by strong current in a creek between two hillocks -- in Satchhari National Park under Chunarughat upazila of Habiganj -- severely damaged a walk bridge and cut off at least 20...

October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021

Bangladesh will reduce 89.47m tons CO2 emission by 2030: Minister

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin said Bangladesh will reduce 89.47 million tons CO2 emission by 2030.

October 7, 2021
October 7, 2021

Climate change affecting physical, mental health of Bangladeshis: World Bank

Weather variations in Bangladesh, caused by climate change, is leading to an increase in the spread of infectious diseases and affecting mental health of people, says a new World Bank Report. 

October 6, 2021
October 6, 2021

Sand extraction from Meghna river causes erosion in Bhola

Massive erosion has occurred in the Meghna river due to sand extraction in Bhola, forcing at least 20,000 people to be displaced.

October 6, 2021
October 6, 2021

Dhaka worst-affected in world by urban heat

Dhaka is the worst-affected city in the world by deadly urban heat, according to a study published by The Guardian yesterday.

October 5, 2021
October 5, 2021

Dhaka worst-affected in the world by urban heat: Study

Dhaka is the worst-affected city in the world by deadly urban heat, according to a study published by The Guardian yesterday.

October 5, 2021
October 5, 2021

Overnight downpour submerges Rangpur city

Residents of Rangpur city had to wade through knee to waist-deep water yesterday, as the roads and alleys of most areas were inundated, following a deluge of rainfall overnight. City dwellers...

October 4, 2021
October 4, 2021

11 killed in Oman following tropical storm Shaheen

Seven more people were killed in Oman as heavy winds and rain swept through the country after tropical storm Shaheen made landfall, the national emergency committee said on Monday on its official...