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Brahmaputra, Ghagot cross danger level in Gaibandha

Gaibandha Correspondent Water level of the Brahmaputra and the Ghagot, two major rivers of the district, crossed danger mark on Sunday night inundating the river basin and char areas. According to sources, water level in all the major rivers except the Karotoa flowing through the district rose sharply in the last 24 hours till Monday 9 am due to the ... Read More »

Tornado kills one in Netrakona

Netrakona Correspondent A boy was killed and at least ve others were injured as a storm lashed five villages under  Singdha union of Barhatta upazila in the district last evening. Police and local sources said the storm damaged more than 100 kuncha houses. The dead was identified as Suhagur Rahman Roni, 12, son of  Abdul Kader of village Nurullahchar under ... Read More »

Padma crosses danger mark after 10- yr in Rajshahi

businessnews24bd.com, Rajshahi The Padma river has crossed its danger mark in Rajshahi after 10 years last night that deteriorated flood situation in the district affecting hundreds of people. Harun-or-Rashid, Executive Engineer for Water Development Board in Rajshahi, said the water level was one cm above the danger level from this morning. He said the level reaches the red mark on ... Read More »

Dozens injured after tornado hits eastern Japan

Several dozen people were injured when a tornado ripped through parts of eastern Japan on Monday, tearing off roofs and uprooting buildings. Footage aired by public broadcaster NHK showed a number of homes destroyed, schools with shattered windows and a warehouse that had been lifted from its foundations and hurled into other buildings in Koshigaya city, north of Tokyo. At ... Read More »

Flood situation worsens in Kushtia

Kushtia Correspondent The overall flood situation in Kushtia district has deteriorated due to overflowing of River Padma and flood water engulfed fresh areas of Daulatpur Upazila in the district. At least 35 more villages of two unions-Ramkrishnapur and Chilmari- of Daulatpur Upazila and 1500 hectors of crop land   went under water in the last days.   Four BGB (Border Guards ... Read More »

105 dead as floods, rainfall hit China

BBC online Heavy rain since Wednesday has caused floods in the north-eastern provinces of Liaoning, Jilin and Heilongjiang. Southern China has been hit by Typhoon Utor, which made landfall in Guangdong province, where 22 people have been killed, reports say. Neighbouring Hunan province and Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region have also been affected by the typhoon. The storm passed through Guangdong ... Read More »

Flash floods kill 22 in Afghanistan

World Desk At least 22 people in Afghanistan were killed and farmland was damaged when flash floods hit a plain near the capital. Officials said on Sunday, reports The Jerusalem Post. Normally arid Afghanistan can get heavy rain in its summer and more than 60 people were killed early this month in flooding east of the capital, Kabul. The latest ... Read More »

Eight killed in Indonesian floods, landslides

At least eight people are dead and five are missing after flooding and landslides hit eastern Indonesia, an official said on Tuesday. A search and rescue operation is under way, with police and military personnel scouring rubble for the missing, National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said. The tragedy came after heavy rain on Monday night caused the ... Read More »

Heavy rainfall likely today

businessnews24bd.com Due to active monsoon, heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at places in Dhaka, Khulna, Barisal and Chittagong divisions during the next 24 hours starting at 10:00am today (Monday), Met office sources said. Landslide may occur at places across the hill region of Chittagong division. Read More »

Rain disrupts city life

businessnews24bd.com Torrential rain submerged many parts of the capital on Sunday, causing sufferings to the city dwellers. Many areas of the city including Kakrail, Shanitanagar, Mouchak, Malibagh, Karwanbazar and Bijoy Sarani went under knee-deep water due to overnight rain. The rain that began Saturday night inundated many of the city streets while commuters experienced immense suffering due to non-availability of ... Read More »