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Flood / Monsoon flood soon likely

2022-06-14T20:17+0200newagebd (en)

Some upstream areas in India have been put on high alert with extreme rainfall forecast for the next three days, raising fear of monsoon flooding downstream in Bangladesh . Until Tuesday, many bordering areas and all chars in northern and north-eastern districts witnessed flash flooding with some....

Flood / Flood hits road communication in northeast

2022-06-13T19:52+0200newagebd (en)

Two more northeastern rivers overflowed their danger levels on Monday, disrupting the road communications between Sunamganj district and two of its upazilas Tahirpur and Bishwambarpur. With the new ones, three rivers Surma, Jadukata and Someswari - are now flowing above their danger levels in....

Dhaka must talk cross-border river issues boldly with Delhi

2022-06-12T20:09+0200newagebd (en)

WATER from the upstream, as India is reported to have kept all the floodgates of the Gojaldoba Barrage open since afternoon on June 9 after a heavy rainfall, has flooded all the 654 chars, or sand bars, in the Rangpur division and caused the River Teesta to swell above the danger mark at the Kaunia point on June 12.

BDRCS delegation pays courtesy call on President

2022-06-12T17:30+0200bssnews (en)

DHAKA, June 12, 2022 (BSS) - A delegation of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) paid a courtesy call on President M Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban here this evening. Chairman of BDRCS, a part of the world's largest humanitarian non-governmental organization of the International Red Cross and Red....

The British towns at risk of being wiped from the map forever by rising seas and coastal erosion

2022-06-07T19:18+0200businesstelegraph (en)

Global sea levels could rise as much as 10ft (3 metres) if the Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica collapses. Sea level rises threaten cities from Shanghai to London, to low-lying swathes of Florida or Bangladesh , and to entire nations such as the Maldives. In the UK, for instance, a rise of 6.

Some British coastal communities condemned to be swallowed by the sea because of climate change

2022-06-07T02:23+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Some British coastal communities will "inevitably" be forced from their homes as climate change eats away at their shores, the head of England's Environment Agency (EA) will warn today. EA chief executive Sir James Bevan is expected to say rising sea levels - fuelled by warmer oceans and melting ice....

Climate change causing Britain to shrink with some coastal communities condemned to be swallowed by the sea

2022-06-07T01:50+0200coastfm (en)

Some British coastal communities will "inevitably" be forced from their homes as climate change eats away at their shores, the head of England's Environment Agency (EA) will warn today. EA chief executive Sir James Bevan is expected to say rising sea levels - fuelled by warmer oceans and melting ice....

Climate change causing Britain to shrink with some coastal communities condemned to be swallowed by the sea

2022-06-07T01:45+0200heart (en)

EA chief executive Sir James Bevan is expected to say rising sea levels - fuelled by warmer oceans and melting ice - will mean "some of our communities - both in this country and around the world - cannot stay where they are". "While we can come back safely and build back better after most river....

Some British coastal communities condemned to be swallowed by the sea because of climate change

2022-06-07T01:33+0200skynews (en)

Some British coastal communities will "inevitably" be forced from their homes as climate change eats away at their shores, the head of England's Environment Agency (EA) will warn today. EA chief executive Sir James Bevan is expected to say rising sea levels - fuelled by warmer oceans and melting ice....

«L’ecologia è sociale»

2022-06-06T08:36+0200vasroma (it)

Da qualche giorno l’ambiente ha un’alleata in più. Nel numero dell’ExtraTerrestre del 21 marzo 2019 la definivamo La donna di un altro pianeta: eclettica, geniale, pluripremiata a livello internazionale, Daniela Ducato possiede un’umanità dalle radici profonde.

Could nature be our best protection from the climate crisis?

2022-06-05T13:38+0200independent-UK (en)

There can be no doubt that the climate crisis is here, right now. In parts of northwest India and Pakistan, temperatures recently reached a record-breaking 51C during heat waves made 100 times more likely by the climate crisis. As a result, hospital admissions for heat-related incidents have increased by a staggering 20 per cent.

Millions Displaced and Dozens Dead in Flooding in India…

2022-06-04T07:20+0200whatsnew2day (en)

NEW DELHI — Heavy pre-monsoon rains in India and Bangladesh have washed away train stations, towns and villages, leaving millions of people homeless as extreme weather events, including heat waves, intense rainfall and flooding, become more common in South Asia.

Extreme Flooding In Bangladesh Puts 1.5M Children At Risk

2022-06-01T21:15+0200forbes (en)

UNICEF is supporting the Government of Bangladesh 's emergency response as floodwaters damage homes, schools and critical infrastructure. Protiva's school in Sylhet closed due to heavy flooding across northeastern Bangladesh. "I'm helping my father make fishing nets, but I miss my school and my friends," she says.

Key Immediate Needs and Preliminary Impact Assessment: North Eastern Flash Flood, May 2022, Bangladesh

2022-05-30T19:34+0200reliefWeb (en)

Executive Summary. The northeast part of Bangladesh experienced a flash flood that started on the week of 15 May 2022. The intensity of the flood increased on 18 May 2022 as the major river ‘Surma’ and ‘Kusiara’ started to overflown 140 cm above the danger level.

Avoiding being struck by lightning

2022-05-27T20:07+0200newagebd (en)

— The United News of Bangladesh . LIGHTNING strikes kill dozens during the monsoon season and the number appears to be increasing. But we should remember that lightning, lethal though, has got a positive contribution. Thunder and lightning precedes the rain and participates in the natural process of....

Bangladesh: Flash Flood - Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA), DREF Operation n°: MDRBD028

2022-05-26T03:36+0200reliefWeb (en)

A. Situation analysis. Description of the disaster. Due to continuous rains in India’s Meghalaya district since 17 May 2022 and the onrush of upstream hilly waters, the low-lying areas of Sylhet and Sunamganj district of Bangladesh including the cities were inundated.

Flood / Flood takes 9 lives so far in Sylhet division

2022-05-23T19:48+0200newagebd (en)

The Health Emergency Operation Centre and Control Room at the Directorate General of Health Services said that flooding and its associated causes so far killed six in Sylhet and three in Sunamganj districts. Five of the deaths in Sylhet were caused by drowning while landslide killed another during....

Flooding in India, Bangladesh leaves millions displaced and dozens dead May 22 Updated

2022-05-23T06:07+0200theglobeandmail (en)

Heavy pre-monsoon rains in India and Bangladesh have washed away train stations, towns and villages, leaving millions of people homeless as extreme weather events, including heat waves, intense rainfall and floods, become more common in South Asia. More than 60 people have been killed in days of....

Millions displaced, dozens dead in flooding in India, Bangladesh

2022-05-23T05:39+0200bdnews24 (en)

More than 60 people have been killed in days of flooding, landslides and thunderstorms that have left many people without food and drinking water and have isolated them by cutting off the internet, according to officials. The devastation in India’s northeast, one of the worst affected regions, has submerged railway tracks, bridges and roads.

Millions left homeless and dozens killed as heavy rains hit India and Bangladesh

2022-05-22T23:30+0200irishtimes (en)

Pre-monsoon downpours have washed away train stations, towns and villages. Villagers make their way on a raft past homes in a flooded area after heavy rains in Nagaon district, Assam state, India, on Saturday. Photograph: Biju Boro/AFP via Getty Images Heavy pre-monsoon rains in and Bangladesh ....

Millones de desplazados y decenas de muertos por inundaciones en India y Bangladesh

2022-05-22T13:42+0200esdelatino-com (es)

NUEVA DELHI — Las fuertes lluvias premonzónicas en India y Bangladesh han arrasado estaciones de tren, pueblos y aldeas, dejando a millones de personas sin hogar a medida que los fenómenos meteorológicos extremos, incluidas olas de calor, lluvias intensas e inundaciones, se vuelven más comunes en el sur de Asia.

Flood worsens, batters people in north-east Bangladesh

2022-05-19T19:55+0200newagebd (en)

The continued onrush of water from upstream kept filling power sub-stations that authorities tried to drain after two or three days of their closure. Power was restored to some flood-affected areas in Sylhet City Corporation but with chances of disruption anytime, officials said.

Flood worsens, batters people in north-east

2022-05-19T19:32+0200newagebd (en)

A pickup van carries a boat on a road inundated by water of the River Surma in Shahjalal Upashahar area in Sylhet city on Thursday. — Sony Ramany. Frequent thunderstorms, extreme rain and a massive flash flood have left the residents of the country’s north-east fighting natural disasters on many fronts.

Flood condition worsens in Assam, landlsides in Arunachal

2022-05-19T05:42+0200nationalheraldindia (en)

The flood situation in Assam deteriorated on Wednesday with the number of affected increasing to 6.62 lakh in 27 districts and the toll rising to nine with one more person losing his life in Darrang district, an official bulletin said. Assam State Disaster Management Authority said that at present....

Floods worsens in Assam, over 600,000 affected; landslides in Arunachal

2022-05-19T03:28+0200business-standard (en)

State Disaster Management Authority said that at present 1413 villages are under water and Nagaon is the worst hit district where 2.88 lakh people are reeling under the calamity. In Cachar nearly 1.2 lakh people ands in Hojai more than 1.07 lakh people were affected, it said.

President urges South Asian nations to work together

2022-05-18T15:21+0200newagebd (en)

President Md Abdul Hamid. -- BSS photo. President Md Abdul Hamid on Wednesday called upon the South Asian countries to work together for an equitable solution to climate change and food security. ‘Climate change and food security is a never-ending problem...

President urges South Asian nations to work together on climate, food security

2022-05-18T14:28+0200bssnews (en)

DHAKA, May 18, 2022 (BSS) - President M Abdul Hamid today called upon the South Asian countries to work together for an equitable solution to climate change and food security. “Climate change and food security is a never-ending problem... Strict measures are needed to reduce the adverse effects of....

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