flood in sylhet

May 22, 2022
May 22, 2022

Floods in northeast: Crops damaged, fish farms washed away

With rivers in Sylhet and Sunamganj still flowing above the danger level, fisheries and crop farms have been bearing the brunt.

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 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

Embankment protection dam at estuary of 3 rivers breached in Sylhet

Water level in the Surma and Kushiyara rivers receding at four points provided some relief to people in flood affected areas of Sylhet and Sunamganj but they are afraid of more rain and long-term...

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.

May 17, 2022
May 17, 2022

Floods worsen in Sylhet

With three major rivers -- the Surma, Kushiyara and Sari-Gowain -- swelling beyond the danger level, the flood situation in Sylhet district has worsened in seven upazilas and the Sylhet city area.

July 2, 2017
July 2, 2017

2.5 lakh marooned in Sylhet flood

Nearly 2.5 lakh people are marooned and two hundred schools are shut down due to the onrush of water from the upstream and heavy rainfall triggered by monsoon over the last one week in Sylhet and...

May 5, 2016
May 5, 2016

Farmers in northeastern Bangladesh in trouble

Flash floods triggered by heavy rain and hailstorms have damaged Boro paddy massively in the haor areas of Sunamganj and Sylhet.