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Heavy rainfall likely over Dhaka, Ctg, Barisal divisions

businessnews24bd.com  Due to nor’wester heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at places over Dhaka,Chittagong and Barisal divisions during next 24 hours, said a bulletin of the met office here today(Friday ). Landslide may occur at places in the hilly regions of Chittagong divisions. Read More »

Lighting kills 4 in Gopalganj

Gopalganj Correspondent At least four people were killed and six others injured in separate incidents of lighting in three upazilas of the district on Thursday. The deceased were identified as Paritush, 50, of Khulna, Boshar Gazi, 25, of Satkhira, Sajib Sheikh, 17, and Piyush Banerjee, 33, of Tungipara upazila. Kotwali Thana Officer-in-Charge Zakir Hossain Molla said Paritush and Bosahr Gazi ... Read More »

Heavy rains disrupt normal life

businessnews24bd.com Dhaka and its adjoining areas including  some  parts of the country have been experiencing heavy rainfall  from Wednesday due to bad weather  that developed over the northern Bay of Bengal. Torrential rain caused water clogging in some parts of the capital Dhaka, though it could not create much disruption  as Thursday was a public holiday on account of ‘Buddha ... Read More »

Cyclone Mahasen: UN praises Bangladesh’s preparedness, response

businessnews24bd.com The United Nations has commended the Bangladeshi government’s preparedness ahead of tropical storm Mahasen, which hit the country last Thursday, noting it saved thousands of lives. “While tropical storm Mahasen reached the coastline of Bangladesh on Thursday weaker than anticipated, the preparedness work undertaken by the government and humanitarian partners saved countless lives,” the UN Office for the Coordination ... Read More »

Tornado kills 91 in Oklahoma

businessnews24bd.com At least 91 people, including 20 children, have been left dead after a huge tornado tore through Oklahoma City suburbs, officials in the US state say. Worst hit was Moore, south of the city, where neighbourhoods were flattened and schools destroyed by winds of up to 200mph (320km/h). About 120 people are being treated in hospitals. President Barack Obama ... Read More »

Boat capsize in Bay :9 more children found dead

Death toll rises to  31 Disaster Desk Coast Guards  recovered the bodies of nine children from Teknaf shore on Friday, raising the death toll from the boat capsize in Bay to 31. The bodies were retrieved in Dargah Chhara and Habir Chhara areas between 6:00am and 3:00pm, said Didar Ferdous, inspector of Teknaf Police Station. He said the children were ... Read More »