Why the world’s largest mangrove forest is sinking – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Why the world’s largest mangrove forest is sinking – BBC News” – below is their description. Their ancestors have lived in the Sundarban delta on the Bay of Bengal for centuries, but thousands of people are now leaving the region because of climate change. Violent annual storms which … Read more Why the world’s largest mangrove forest is sinking – BBC News

Climate Crisis: Swollen rivers swallow homes in Bangladesh

Sky News published this video item, entitled “Climate Crisis: Swollen rivers swallow homes in Bangladesh” – below is their description. Sky’s Katerina Vittozzi visits a small village in Bangladesh where the weather has caused the river to swell so high the few homes left are islands. It’s one of the world’s most densely-populated countries, with … Read more Climate Crisis: Swollen rivers swallow homes in Bangladesh

Tornado hits India’s West Bengal as Cyclone Yaas moves inland

Global News published this video item, entitled “Tornado hits India’s West Bengal as Cyclone Yaas moves inland” – below is their description. A tornado caught on social media video hit India’s West Bengal, a state in eastern India, on Tuesday as Cyclone Yaas continued to hit the country. According to reports, at least two people … Read more Tornado hits India’s West Bengal as Cyclone Yaas moves inland

Cyclone Yaas: 1 Million Evacuated as Storm Nears Covid-Ravaged India

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Cyclone Yaas: 1 Million Evacuated as Storm Nears Covid-Ravaged India” – below is their description. Cyclone Yaas is set to slam into India early on Wednesday, the second in less than two weeks, with authorities evacuating more than one million people at a time when the nation … Read more Cyclone Yaas: 1 Million Evacuated as Storm Nears Covid-Ravaged India

Bangladesh Sends More Rohingya to Island Despite Concerns

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Bangladesh Sends More Rohingya to Island Despite Concerns” – below is their description. Bangladesh’s government sent a fourth group of Rohingya Muslim refugees to an island in the Bay of Bengal on Saturday, ignoring calls from human rights groups for a halt to the move. The 1,466 … Read more Bangladesh Sends More Rohingya to Island Despite Concerns

Bangladesh sends hundreds of Rohingya refugees to new shelters on remote island in Bay of Bengal

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Bangladesh sends hundreds of Rohingya refugees to new shelters on remote island in Bay of Bengal” – below is their description. Bangladesh began transferring Rohingya refugees on December 3, 2020, to the low-lying Bhasan Char island in the Bay of Bengal – an area prone to … Read more Bangladesh sends hundreds of Rohingya refugees to new shelters on remote island in Bay of Bengal

More Than 1,500 Rohingya Refugees Arrive at Isolated Bangladeshi Island

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “More Than 1,500 Rohingya Refugees Arrive at Isolated Bangladeshi Island” – below is their description. Authorities in Bangladesh on Friday sent the first group of more than 1,500 Rohingya refugees to an isolated island despite calls by human rights groups for a halt to the process. The … Read more More Than 1,500 Rohingya Refugees Arrive at Isolated Bangladeshi Island

Heavy rains destroy homes and lives in south India – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Heavy rains destroy homes and lives in south India – BBC News” – below is their description. Heavy rains have disrupted life and destroyed homes across the southern states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Dramatic visuals of submerged homes, flooded roads and floating vehicles capture the extent of … Read more Heavy rains destroy homes and lives in south India – BBC News

Rohingya crisis: Relocation plan meets opposition

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Rohingya crisis: Relocation plan meets opposition” – below is their description. The Bangladeshi government wants to relocate more than 100,000 Rohingya refugees to a remote island in the Bay of Bengal. But some are opposing the plan, while UN agencies are questioning whether the new site is … Read more Rohingya crisis: Relocation plan meets opposition

Cyclone Amphan: India and Bangladesh clean up after devastation

Clean up operations have begun in India and Bangladesh after the most powerful cyclone to hit the Bay of Bengal in 20 years. Cyclone Amphan killed at least 84 people and destroyed thousands of homes. There are now concerns about the spread of coronavirus in emergency shelters where millions of people sought safety. Al Jazeera’s … Read more Cyclone Amphan: India and Bangladesh clean up after devastation

Cyclone Amphan Crashes Into India and Bangladesh Forcing Millions to Evacuate

Authorities along India’s east coast and neighboring Bangladesh evacuated millions to safer places and shut some factories as the biggest cyclonic storm in two decades makes landfall, causing heavy rain and strong winds in the region. Amphan, now equivalent of a category 3 hurricane after weakening from category 5, crossed the coasts of India and … Read more Cyclone Amphan Crashes Into India and Bangladesh Forcing Millions to Evacuate

Cyclone Amphan slams into India, Bangladesh after millions evacuate

The Bay of Bengal’s fiercest cyclone in decades pounded eastern India and Bangladesh on Wednesday, killing at least 14 people and destroying thousands of homes, officials said, as authorities struggled to mount relief efforts amid a surging coronavirus outbreak. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN … Read more Cyclone Amphan slams into India, Bangladesh after millions evacuate

Millions take shelter as Cyclone Amphan nears India, Bangladesh

Several million people were taking shelter and praying for the best on Wednesday as the Bay of Bengal’s fiercest cyclone in decades roared towards Bangladesh and eastern India, with forecasts of a potentially devastating and deadly storm surge. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN … Read more Millions take shelter as Cyclone Amphan nears India, Bangladesh

Cyclone Amphan: India Warns of ‘Disastrous Wind,’ Urges Residents to Find ‘Safe Place’

The biggest cyclonic storm over the Bay of Bengal in about two decades has slightly weakened before hitting the coasts of India and Bangladesh on Wednesday, with authorities making preparations to evacuate more than 5 million people to safer places. Cyclone Amphan, equivalent of a category 4 hurricane at present, is expected to have a … Read more Cyclone Amphan: India Warns of ‘Disastrous Wind,’ Urges Residents to Find ‘Safe Place’

Biggest Storm in 2 Decades Spurs India And Bangladesh, Evacuate Millions

The biggest cyclonic storm over the Bay of Bengal in about two decades may likely weaken as it hits coasts of India and Bangladesh late on Wednesday, with authorities making preparations to evacuate more than 5 million people to safer places. Cyclone Amphan, equivalent of a category 5 hurricane, is expected to attain a sustained … Read more Biggest Storm in 2 Decades Spurs India And Bangladesh, Evacuate Millions