Flood in Sunamganj

Two high-profile concerts taking place today, proceeds to go to flood victims

Today, two concerts will be taking place in Dhaka, both of which have been organised with the intent to raise funds for the flood victims in Sylhet and Sunamganj.

No food aid reached Sunamganj's Eklimnagar village even in 6 days

Eklimnagar village, under Chhatak upazila of Sunamganj, has been cut off since the flood started six days ago. No food aid has yet reached the village.

Another wake-up call amid raging floods

Urgent humanitarian aid needed in flood-hit northeast

TK 800 boat fare now TK 50,000: Rescue, relief work halted in Sylhet, Sunamganj

Thousands of people in Sylhet and Sunamganj are waiting to be rescued from floodwater. But their relatives cannot make the rescue trip on vessels due to excessive boat fares being charged in this dire situation.

Flood in Sylhet may prevail at least a week, weather experts say

Sufferings of people living in Sylhet division is not going to end soon as the water level will continue to rise for next three days and the flood situation will prevail at least for seven days, according to weathermen.

State minister regrets power cut in Sunamganj

Minister of State for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has regretted suspending power supply to Sunamganj district and adjoining areas.

As flood worsens, many parts of Sylhet, Sunamganj without electricity

People in Sylhet and Sunamganj have been experiencing a power outage since yesterday (June 16, 2022) following heavy floods caused by upstream water and heavy rainfall in the districts.

Sylhet, Sunamganj floods worst in recent memory

Worsening floods in Sunamganj and Sylhet districts have resulted in power outages, closure of many schools as they have been turned into makeshift flood shelters, and vast areas being inundated, with locals saying the flood is worse than the ones they experienced in 1998 and 2004.  

Army deployed to manage heavy flooding in Sylhet, Sunamganj

Members of Bangladesh Army have been deployed to manage the heavy flooding and its aftermath in Sylhet and Sunamganj.

May 21, 2022
May 21, 2022

Flood batters 657km roads in Sylhet, Sunamganj

Around 657 kilometres of 153 roads in Sylhet and Suamganj have been submerged due to flood as the water of the river Surma and Kushiyara is still flowing above the danger level.

May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

873 schools, colleges closed due to nonstop rain in Sylhet, Sunamganj

A total of 873 primary and secondary schools, madrasas and colleges have been closed in Sylhet and Sunamganj as the flood situation in the two districts worsened due to continuous rain.