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Texas tornadoes kill 11 as wild weather lashes US

At least 11 people were killed as tornadoes ripped through Texas, according to authorities who searched house-to-house Sunday for additional victims of the freak storms lashing the southern United States. The rare December twisters that flattened homes and caused chaos on highways raised the death toll from days of deadly weather across the South to at least 28. The extreme ... Read More »

107 dead in Mecca crane collapse

World Desk At least 107 people died and more than 230 people were injured when a crane collapsed in the Muslim holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. The huge red crane crashed into a part of the Grand Mosque – the largest in the world – that was filled with worshippers at the time. The head of Saudi Arabia’s ... Read More »

Floods hit Japan city

BBC online Widespread flooding and landslides in north-east Japan have forced more than 90,000 people to abandon their homes. The city of Joso, north of the capital, Tokyo, was hit by a wall of water after the Kinugawa River burst its banks. Helicopter rescue teams have been plucking people from rooftops. One person has been reported missing in the region ... Read More »

Child killed in Bandarban landslide

Bandarban Correspondent Landslide caused by heavy rains at Bandarban has left a child dead and injured three members of a family.  Large chunks of earth rolled down on Sadar Upazila’s New Gulshan area around 11am Thursday, said Sadar Upazila Police Station OC Rafique Ulllah. The child, Sajjad Hossain, was little over 2 years old. Many areas including hilly Bandarban in ... Read More »

Floods kill 160 across India, situation grim in Bengal

Flooding has brought chaos to several Indian states killing at least 160 people and affecting lakhs after heavy rainfall lashed West Bengal, Odisha, Manipur, Rajasthan and Gujarat, officials said on Monday.The death toll could rise as many people are still missing even as personnel of the Indian Army are out in several areas for rescue and relief efforts, officials added. ... Read More »

Vessel operation on all water routes suspended as Cyclone ‘Komen’ approaching

businerssnews24bd.com The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) on Thursday suspended until further notice the operation vessels on water routes throughout the country as cyclone ‘Komen’ is approaching. They took the decision in the morning due to inclement weather caused by the influence of the cyclone, BIWTA joint director Gulzar Ali told UNB. Meanwhile, the authorities have suspended ferry services ... Read More »

Cyclone ‘Komen’ may not be dreadful: Met Office

businessnews24bd.com Intensity of the cyclone ‘Komen’ may not increase further, according to Bangladesh Meteorological Department.Md Shah Alam, the director of Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) in a press briefing on Thursday afternoon made the announcement. A a customary to cyclones in monsoon, this is a moderate cyclone, he said adding it is unlikely to be intensified. It may bring winds upto ... Read More »

‘Komen‘ hits St. Martin, Teknaf

Cox‘s Bazar Correspondent The cyclonic storm ‘Komen‘ hit the Saint Martin‘s Island and Teknaf on Thursday morning with a wind speed of 51-61 kmph. The Meteorological Department said the storm hit the Island and Teknaf around 10:00am and racing toward north-east and gradually weakening. Meanwhile, hundreds of homes were destroyed in Cox‘s Bazar due to ‘Komen’ and a man named ... Read More »

6 including 5 children killed in Ctg landslip

A deadly landslip triggered by incessant rains hit two locations below the hills of Chittagong and killed six people including five children, The  landslip led to collapse of house walls at Lalkhan Bazar and Amin Colony under Bayezid police station past midnight early on Sunday, reports bdmews24.com Mariam Begum, 29, her daughter Suraiya Akhter, 2 and another girl Anthi Nur, ... Read More »

Heavy Downpour disrupts normal life

businessnews24bd.com The country is experiencing a moderate to heavy rainfall throwing the normal life in complete disarray. Incessant rains triggered by monsoon inundated many parts of the capital for the third consecutive day on Saturday. The Met Office has predicted moderate to heavy rainfall till Sunday morning in the different parts of the country. The heavy shower and flood waters ... Read More »