Sunday, July 21, 2024

Monsoon grips country

Life reels from incessant rain, gridlocks, waterlogging Heavy rains and gusty winds severely disrupted life in the capital yesterday causing waterlogging and traffic gridlocks. Dhaka recorded 56mm of rainfall yesterday, according to met officials. They said the non-stop downpour that began on Monday is the result of an active monsoon. The weather in the city ... Read more

Rain, tidal surge spell huge sufferings

Depression starts to weaken Relentless rain and unusually high tidal surge kept on battering people of the coastal areas yesterday and destroyed several thousand homes, damaged crops on half a lakh acres of land, fish enclosures and dams and disrupted communication. Over 10 lakh people have been rendered homeless in Barisal, Khulna, Chittagong and Cox’s ... Read more