The main buzz of many South Asian blogs were about the Hurricane Katrina that caused extensive and severe damage in much of the southeastern United States.
- British journalist Daniel Brett writes two interesting articles in his blog on Bangladesh. One is “what America can learn from Bangladesh ” to tackle disasters like Katrina & “The Bangladeshi gas rush ” where he suggests that Bangladesh should not rush to export gas to make up for losses sustained due to the abolition of textile quotas.
- Mezba, a Canadian Bangladeshi describes  his thoughts on the Hurricane Katrina and the US government's failure.
- ‘Unheard voices’ thinks  that the new generation Bangladeshis have a broader horizon, but a smaller view.
- Nashat of ‘the color of rain’ has some observations  at Qatar Airport.
- Manish at Sepia Mutiny is delighted  over Indian tennis prodigy Sania Mirza's advancement in the US open. She has made India proud and apart from the play she is slowly transforming into an icon with her beauty & body piercing style and being lured by many advertising contracts. Go Sania go!
- Sunil Laxman of The Balancing Life hosts this week's Indian Blog Mela .
- The Greatbong writes  about the luckiest dude in the world -The king of Swaziland.
- Suvecha, a former Kathmandu-based journalist who is currently studying in Australia tells  about one of her crushes in a cafe in New Baneshwor, Kathmandu sometime in 2004.
- Mudassir of the ‘Pakistani perspective’ informs  that a Hindu, Justice Rana Bhagwandas, has been appointed as the acting chief justice of the Supreme Court.
- ‘The Glasshouse’ posts series of reports  on the rape of Sonia Naz, a 23-year-old mother of two, on the order of Pakistan's police.
- ‘Indi.ca’ thinks  that the American disaster response to the Hurricane Katrina is not better than the Sri Lankan.
- Nittewa is trying to understand  the Lonely Planet Guide to LTTE Terrorism.
- BOYCY reports  that there is an increase of women drivers on the streets of Sri Lanka.