Death toll in Bangladesh landslides rises to at least 132

Jun 14, 2017

Death toll in Bangladesh landslides rises to at least 132

The death toll from massive landslides triggered by heavy rains rose to 132 on Wednesday with firefighters, police and soldiers struggling to reach the remote southeastern districts to distribute aid, officials said. It was not clear yet if any villagers were still missing after ...

Some 300,000 evacuated as Cyclone Mora draws bead on Bangladesh

May 30, 2017

Some 300,000 evacuated as Cyclone Mora draws bead on Bangladesh

Bangladesh has evacuated nearly 300,000 people as Cyclone Mora barreled toward its southeastern coast with wind speeds of more than 85 kph, officials said Monday. The cyclonic storm was 385 km from the port city of Chittagong and likely to make landfall early Tuesday, ...