The government has formed four teams to assess the damages to the Sundarbans caused by Cyclone Yaas, which formed in the Bay of Bengal and hit the coastal areas of the country Wednesday.
Cyclone Yaas: 4,470 fish enclosures inundated in Bagerhat
The district fisheries department confirmed on Friday that some 4,470 fish enclosures and over 400 ponds in Bagerhat have been inundated by tidal surges triggered by Cyclone Yaas.
Cyclone Yaas :3 Low-lying Khulna Upazilas go underwater
Low-lying areas in Koyra, Dakope and Paikgachcha upazilas in Khulna district have been inundated by the tidal surge triggered by Cyclone Yaas which made a landfall in eastern India on Wednesday.
Cyclone Yaas: Navy ready for rescue, relief
Eighteen warships, maritime patrol aircraft and helicopters of Bangladesh Navy have been kept ready to combat the effects of Cyclone Yaas.
Millions threatened as cyclone spells double trouble: IFRC
Red Cross and Red Crescent teams are helping people stay safe in Bangladesh and India as a major cyclone threatens millions of people and devastating COVID-19 surges continue in both countries.
Khulna preparing for cyclone ‘Yash’
Authorities here said Sunday they are readying 814 shelters to move people should cyclone Yash hit the south-western coast.
Cyclone brewing over Andaman Sea ‘may hit Bangladesh coast’
A low pressure area is brewing over the North Andaman Sea and the adjoining east-central Bay of Bengal, which could intensify into a cyclonic storm, the Met office has said.
Cyclone Amphan induced salinity affect coastal paddy farmers
Bagerhat, July 21 – The farmers of Sharankhola Upazila of Bagerhat district are frustrated with higher soil salinity affecting their crop lands since Cyclone Amphan ripped through the country on May 20, leaving a vast tract of land unfit for…
Coastal NGOs want BD cyclone signalling system reform
Leaders of civil society working in the coastal belt on Saturday demanded reform of the cyclone signalling system and construction of cyclone-shelters with housing facilities.
‘Cyclone damages crops in 103 upazilas of 16 districts’
Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzaque on Tuesday said that the government has received an initial report on the damage of Amon paddy and winter vegetables sown in 103 upazilas of 16 districts after being hit by the recent cyclonic storm…
Damage caused by cyclone to Sunderbans being assessed
Dhaka, Nov 11 – Cyclone Bulbul, which made landfall in the south-western part of Bangladesh near the Sundarbans, may have caused massive damage to the world’s largest mangrove forest, feared experts.
French embassy mourns victims of cyclone ‘Bulbul’
The French Embassy in Dhaka has extended condolences to the families of victims of cyclone ‘Bulbul’ which battered the country’s coastal districts early Sunday.
4 deaths reported so far as cyclone leaves trail of devastation in Khulna
Four people were killed in Bagerhat, Khulna and Patuakhali districts as the severe cyclone ‘Bulbul’ made a landfall in Khulna and adjoining southwestern part of the country early Sunday before weakening into a deep depression.
Cyclone: Great danger signal 10 – Mongla, Payra; 9 for Ctg
Bangladesh raised the storm danger signal on Saturday morning as cyclone ‘Bulbul’ intensified further and was expected to make landfall around the evening.
Cyclone likely to hit Bangladesh Saturday evening
Country’s southwestern coastal districts have taken all-out preparations and kept 1377 cyclone shelters ready as severe cyclonic storm ‘Bulbul’ may hit the region on Saturday evening.
Cyclone moves towards Sundarbans, signal-4 for sea ports
The cyclone Bulbul has intensified into a ‘very severe’ cyclonic storm over the Bay of Bengal and is moving towards the Bangladeshi coast with a wind speed of up to 115 kilometres per hour.
Cyclone in Bay: Sea ports asked to up cautionary signal 3
Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to lower distant warning signal number two but instead hoistlocal cautionary signal number three.
BD-India 2nd T20 match likely to be disrupted by cyclone
Dhaka- The 2nd T20 match between touring Bangladesh and hosts India on Thursday (Nov 7) in Rajkot is likely to be disrupted by severe cyclonic storm “Maha” which is expected to cause heavy rain in Gujarat on the day of…
Trust accounts of Cyclone Dorian-hit people of Bahamas
The trail of devastation left by Cyclone Dorian in Bahamas is beyond description. People are yet to be sure how many are dead, because thousands have been listed as missing. Exactly the same situation was noticed when a furious cyclone…
Signal 2 for BD maritime ports over cyclone Pabuk
Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisted distant warning signal no 2 as the cyclonic storm ‘Pabuk’ over the Andaman sea and adjoining areas moved northwestwards.
UNHCR calls for urgent shelter for cyclone victims
Dhaka – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has said urgent shelter is needed for those affected in Bangladesh and Myanmar by the cyclone Mora that swept across the Bay of Bengal earlier this week damaging thousands of homes…
Furious cyclone tears through Fiji, kills 3
Wellington — Officials in Fiji scrambled to assess damage Sunday in the wake of a ferocious cyclone that tore through the Pacific island chain, leaving at least three dead and collapsing hundreds of homes as people were sheltering from winds…
Thousands of cyclone victims still shelterless
Food relief items provided through district and upazila administration, started to reach to the cyclone Mahasen affected people along the south-east coastal areas of Barisal Division.