Sunday, April 14, 2024

36 killed in cyclone Mahasen in Country

Cyclone Mahasen on Thursday struck a mild blow to the coastal region in the south-east and south western parts of the country, weakened and crossed over to Myanmar. In sporadic incidents of house collapse, falling trees and boat capsize, upto 36 people were killed. Twentyone of them alone were killed in boat capsize in Teknaf

People rush to cyclone shelters

Thousands of people in Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar have started rushing to safe shelters as Cyclone Mahasen approached the coastal areas of the two districts on Wednesday afternoon. Danger signal No. 7 was hoisted in the afternoon. People living in the coastal areas of Sitakunda, Mirasarai, Anwara and Banshkhali upazilas and 11 wards of the ... Read more

Control rooms setup

Chittagong district administration and Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) have opened separate control rooms in the port city to respond to any emergency call before and after the cyclone ‘Mahasen’. The Chittagong district administration has opened the control room in Deputy Commissioner’s office at the city’s Court Building.  The control room’s phone number of Chittagong

Storm closing in on Ctg, C’Bazar coasts

The government has already made all preparations and has taken precautionary measures to face Cyclone ‘Mahasen’, which is likely to hit the south-eastern coast of Bangladesh on Wednesday night, announced disaster management and relief minister Abul Hassan Mahmud Ali on Tuesday. “At least 50,000 trained volunteers have been kept ready

Cyclone ‘Mahasen’ may hit Ctg; special measures taken

The port city of Chittagong and the sea city of Cox’s Bazaar have taken special measures to face the cyclone ‘Mahasen’. The Chittagong district administration held an emergency coordination meeting today (Sunday) for making the necessary preparations to avert human casualties and loss of properties if Cyclone ‘Mahasen’ hits Chittagong. Chittagong district deputy commissioner