Dhaka's air world’s most polluted for second consecutive day

Dhaka has topped the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality for the second consecutive day with an AQI of 176 at 8:58am today

5h ago

Coastal Florida town battens down hatches as Hurricane Idalia looms

John Paul Nohelj has lived in Steinhatchee for two decades. For him, the northwest Florida town set among marshes and forests is paradise on Earth, and he won't leave -- despite being in the crosshairs of a churning hurricane

6h ago

Part of flood control dyke collapses in Lalmonirhat

About 100m of the 300-metre earthen flood control embankment along the Teestahas collapsed in Lalmonirhat's Aditmari upazila due to strong currents in the river

14h ago

Air pollution in Bangladesh: Life expectancy rate cut by 6.8yrs

Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Pakistan are, in order, the top four most polluted countries in terms of annualised, population-weighted averages of fine particulate matter, a study showed yesterday.

15h ago

Teesta rises 16cm overnight in Kurigram, flowing 23cm above danger level

The Teesta river's water level has risen by 16cm since last night, and the river was flowing 23cm above the danger level at 6:00am today at Kaunia point of the Teesta Barrage

1d ago

Light to moderate rain likely over country: BMD

Bangladesh Meteorological Department has predicted light to moderate rain or thundershowers in eight divisions, including Dhaka, in the 24 hours from 9:00am today

1d ago

Air pollution reducing Bangladeshis' life expectancy by nearly 7 years: study

Bangladesh tops list of nations with highest average of particulate matter

1d ago

Dhaka's air world's most polluted this morning

Dhaka has topped the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality, with an AQI of 174 at 9:20am today

1d ago

Dhaka air quality 4th worst in the world this morning

Dhaka's air quality was marked as 'unhealthy for sensitive groups' this morning. With an air quality index (AQI) score of 109 at 9:04 am, Dhaka ranked 4th on the list of cities worldwide with worst air quality, according to IQAir.

Dhaka's air quality 'moderate' this morning

Iraq's Baghdad, the United Arab Emirates' Dubai and Kuwait's Kuwait City occupied the first three spots on the list, with AQI scores of 187, 177 and 170, respectively

Dhaka's air quality remains 'moderate'

Dhaka's air quality continued to be in the "moderate" zone this morning

7.1-magnitude quake, aftershocks rattle Bali residents

A strong, deep 7.1-magnitude earthquake and several aftershocks rattled Bali and other Indonesian islands on Tuesday, the USGS reported, sending panicked tourists into the streets but causing no major damage

1d ago

Flood In Kurigram: Around 30,000 still stranded

At least 30,000 people of Kurigram are currently marooned as the flood situation in the district’s Rajarhat, Ulipur and Chilmari upazilas remains largely unchanged, according to the district relief and rehabilitation office.

1d ago

Teesta water flowing above danger level in Kurigram

The flood situation in three upazilas -- Rajarhat, Ulipur and Chilmari -- of Kurigram remains unchanged as the water in the Teesta river has been flowing above the danger level today.

2d ago

Father, daughter die in Ctg landslide

When Sharifa Begum composed herself, there was not much she could say.

2d ago

Floods In Bandarban, Cox’s Bazar: Heavy rain, urban sprawl to blame

The floods that hit Bandarban, Cox’s Bazar and parts of southern Chattogram early this month left a trail of destruction in their wake.

2d ago

Parts of port city go under water again

Waterlogging caused by overnight downpour has disrupted the lives of residents in Chattogram and forced the authorities to delay the HSC exams by an hour yesterday.

2d ago

Flood in North: 1 lakh people affected in four districts

The water level in the Teesta may begin to fall tomorrow while the swelling Jamuna may cause floods in vast areas of Sirajganj, officials said.

2d ago

Landslides in Khagrachhari snap Mahalchhari-Sindukchhari road link

Vehicular movement on Mahalchhari-Sindukchhari road remained suspended since this morning due to landslides at Pankhimura in Guimara upazila of Khagrachhari

2d ago

JS body recommends planting palm, coconut trees to prevent lightning strikes

The parliamentary standing committee on the planning ministry today recommended encouraging people to plant palm and coconut trees to prevent lightning strikes across the country

2d ago

Flood in north: Aman farmers fear heavy losses

Aman farmers are apprehending a huge loss this season if the flood situation does not improve in Lalmonirhat and Kurigram within days

3d ago