Jan 18 2010 Night temperature to fall slightly

Staff Reporter
The night temperature across the country is likely to fall slightly today making the weather a bit cooler. There will be little change in the weather in the next 48 hours.Bangladesh Meteorological Department forecast moderate to thick fog may over the country. Mild to moderate cold wave is sweeping over Rajshahi, [...]


Jan 6 2010 Mild cold wave to continue: Seven more die, ferry services disrupted

Special Correspondent
The prevailing mild cold wave over Rajshahi Division and the districts of Jessore, Kushtia, Tangail, Mymensingh and Madaripur may continue for the next couple of days.Bangladesh Meteorological Department forecast dry weather with partly cloudy sky over the country. Moderate to thick fog may occur over most parts of the country, particularly the river estuaries. [...]


Jan 5 2010 1,000 homeless on Solomons after tsunami

A disaster management official says an earthquake and a tsunami have destroyed 200 homes on one island in the Solomons leaving about one-third of the population homeless. [Read more]


Dec 9 2009 62,000 men to be trained to tackle quates

Staff Reporter
Food and Disaster Management Minister Dr Abdur Razzak said yesterday that the government was taking necessary measures to deal with natural calamities.“We are going to train 62 thousand volunteers to combat earthquake. Tk 70 crore has already been allocated for purchasing machineries to deal with the earthquake,” he said while unveiling a [...]


Nov 27 2009 Saudi floods kill 77 while Muslims perform hajj

Muslim pilgrims holding white umbrellas against the blazing sun clambered up a rocky desert hill for prayers Thursday during the annual hajj, a day after torrential rains that killed at least 77 people. [Read more]


Nov 22 2009 Fake notes flood market

Staff Reporter
Plenty of counterfeit notes have submerged the market taking the advantage of huge money circulation centring Eid-ul-Azha.Several group of counterfeiters are circulating huge volume of fake notes through their channels cheating common people and in the process making them financially sufferers. They are also reportedly using a section of officials of both central bank [...]


Oct 8 2009 Powerful typhoon slams into Japan

A powerful typhoon slammed into Japan on Thursday, causing widespread damage and flooding as it swept across the country. One man died and several were reported injured from the storm. [Read more]


Sep 10 2009 Discovery faces debris on way back to Earth

Astronauts on board the space shuttle Discovery were yesterday preparing to maneuver the craft away from a piece of debris, ahead of a bid to return to Earth which may be thwarted by bad weather. [Read more]


Sep 5 2009 Low over Bay

UNB, Dhaka
The low over northwest Bay and adjoining area intensified into a well-marked low over the same area.It is likely to intensify further and move in a northwesterly direction, said a special bulletin of Met Office.Under its influence deep convection is taking place over the North Bay, it said. Squally weather may affect over North [...]


Aug 10 2009 Huge quake strikes off India’s Andaman Islands

A huge 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck off the Andaman Islands in the Indian Ocean on Tuesday, triggering panic as people fled their homes amid initial warnings of a possible tsunami. [Read more]