Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh

Location: Bay of Bengal; all coastal area around Bangladesh. Event:  Cyclone Bulbul continues to move northward in the Bay of Bengal.  The current path shows landfall in Khulna or Barisal; the path of the cyclone is just a projection and the storm could change course.  If and when the storm begins moving through the Dhaka—Chittagong …

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Weather Alert – U. S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh

Weather Alert – U. S. Embassy (Dhaka, Bangladesh) (Nov 7, 2019) Location: Bay of Bengal; all coastal area around Bangladesh. Event: Cyclone Bulbul formed in the Bay of Bengal.  The Government of Bangladesh has issued an early warning Level 2 (danger) alert in the coastal area, indicating a cyclone has formed and may be approaching. …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh

Location:  Dhaka, other major cities across Bangladesh. Event:  The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is calling for demonstrations Wednesday, October 23, 2019. Local authorities expect gatherings of BNP supporters nationwide.  Further demonstrations are expected until Friday, October 25, 2019.  There is a possibility of some disruption and delays in vehicle and pedestrian traffic throughout Dhaka. Demonstrations may have …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh (October 22, 2019) Location:  Dhaka, other major cities across Bangladesh. Event:  Hefazat-e-Islam plans to conduct nationwide protests on October 22, 2019. Local authorities expect a gathering of Hefazat-e-Islam supporters nationwide on October 22, 2019.  There is a possibility, however, of some disruption and delays in vehicle and pedestrian traffic throughout …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh (July 3, 2019) Location:  Dhaka, other major cities across Bangladesh. Event:  The Left Democratic Alliance has called a nationwide eight-hour hartal, or general strike, Sunday, July 07, 2019 from 06:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to protest the increase in the price of natural gas. Hartal:  A form of …

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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy (Dhaka, Bangladesh)

 Location: Chittagong district; possible heavy rains country-wide. Event: There is a cyclone system developing in the Bay of Bengal.  The storm is currently expected to make landfall in the late evening hours of May 29 or early morning hours of May 30.  Expect heavy rains and strong winds with possible flooding, landslides, power outages, and …

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