Only an adequate green cover can save humanity and the planet from the effects of climate crisis-induced heating, floods, and other weather extremes.
Some containers at BM Container Depot in Sitakunda are still smouldering, more than 36 hours after the explosion, preventing rescuers from checking the area around them for victims.
Each year, the US gets around four times as many twisters as the rest of the world combined.
The villagers of Kalabogi are trapped in water. They are testimony to the fact Bangladesh is hit hardest by climate change.
Cyclone Yaas is set to turn into a “very severe cyclonic storm” on east coast, likely to come ashore near the border between Odisha and West Bengal states early on Wednesday.
At least 33 people are dead and more than 90 are missing after a monster Cyclone Tauktae slammed India, compounding the country's woes as it posted a new record number of Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours.
Bangladesh government wants to move more than 100,000 Rohingya people from makeshift camps in its southeastern border, where around a million of the Muslim minority live in dire conditions after fleeing a military crackdown in Myanmar in 2017.
A total of around 6,700 Rohingya refugees have so far been sent to the island of Bhasan Char since December despite concerns raised by human rights groups about the site's vulnerability to storms and flooding.
Bangladesh reports just under 1,000 Rohingya refugees are in the latest group heading to Bhashan Char, despite opposition from rights activists.
Amphan is the strongest tropical cyclone to occur in the Bay of Bengal and its probable landfall around the Ganges River Delta will threaten millions in northeast India and Bangladesh.
Fani is heading north-northwest in the Bay of Bengal towards India's Odisha state. The storm is generating maximum sustained winds of 157 kph, according to the US Navy’s Joint Typhoon Warning Center.
Cyclone Mora formed after monsoon rains triggered floods and landslides in Sri Lanka killing more than 200 people. Another three people drowned in the island nation when their makeshift raft capsized on Thursday.
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