Bangladesh hit by one of the worst floodings ever seen

Bangladesh hit by one of the worst floodings ever seen

An estimated 7.2 million people have been affected and are in desperate need of shelter and emergency relief after heavy monsoon rains hit Bangladesh, causing record-breaking floods.

New tropical cyclone forming in the Bay of Bengal

New tropical cyclone forming in the Bay of Bengal

Just several days after the very destructive Tropical Cyclone "Tauktae" hit India, claiming the lives of more than 100 people, another tropical cyclone is brewing in the Bay of Bengal. The new cyclone is expected to form by May 24 and be named Yaas, the…

Violent thunderstorm kills 8 people as heatwave grips parts of Bangladesh

Violent thunderstorm kills 8 people as heatwave grips parts of Bangladesh

At least eight people lost their lives after a severe thunderstorm lashed much of Bangladesh on Sunday, April 4, 2021. Gale-force winds damaged houses and crops, uprooted trees and left many others injured. The severe weather came as some parts of the country are…

119 dead, 4 million affected as Bangladesh remains in grip of severe flooding

119 dead, 4 million affected as Bangladesh remains in grip of severe flooding

Widespread flooding situation continues to worsen in Bangladesh, affecting more than 4.8 million people and claiming at least 119 lives, officials reported Wednesday, July 29, 2020. The Flood Forecasting and Warning Center (FFWC) warned that major rivers in the…

IMERG maps excessive monsoon rain across Asia

IMERG maps excessive monsoon rain across Asia

NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission captured the rainfall accumulation across Asia– from India to Japan– this monsoon season, from June 1 to July 20, 2020. The data are remotely-sensed estimates that came from the Integrated Multi-Satellite…