Tropical Cyclone “Sitrang” strengthening on its way toward Bangladesh

Tropical Cyclone “Sitrang” strengthening on its way toward Bangladesh

Tropical Cyclone “Sitrang” formed in the Bay of Bengal on October 23, 2022, as the second named storm of the 2022 North Indian Ocean cyclone season. The cyclone is strengthening on its way toward Bangladesh where landfall is expected during the morning hours (LT) of October 25.

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…