Sylhet flood situation

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

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.

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

After 4 days, power returns to parts of Sunamganj

Electricity supply returned to parts of Sunamganj town this afternoon, four days after power lines were cut off all over the district on Thursday following heavy flood caused by upstream water and heavy rainfall.

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

Sylhet Uposhohor still under water

Water has started to drain from several roads in Sylhet city this morning (June 20, 2022) after being submerged for nearly two days. However, Sylhet Uposhohor, on the banks of Surma river, is still flooded.

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

Floods wash away Tk 140cr fish in Sylhet

The current flooding in Sylhet has caused losses of more than Tk 140 crore for the local aquaculture industry, with farmers in Sunamganj district being the worst affected, according to a preliminary estimate by the Department of Fisheries (DoF).

June 18, 2022
June 18, 2022

Treatment using candles at Osmani medical as floodwaters submerge ground floor, patients moved

"I was on the ground floor. After the water entered, I came to the balcony of the first floor along with other patients. There is no electricity. Candles are being used. I don't know how to get treatment,” said 58-year-old Farooq Ahmed, who was admitted to the Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital.

June 18, 2022
June 18, 2022

Over 72% of Sylhet division under water

More than 72 percent of Sylhet division is under water. Out of four districts in Sylhet division – 89 percent area of Sunamganj, 72 percent of Sylhet, 70 percent of Habiganj, and 50 percent of Moulvibazar was submerged.

June 18, 2022
June 18, 2022

Flood hits Habiganj after Sylhet, Sunamganj

Heavy rains and rush of water from upstream in India's northeast have started flooding Habiganj, after Sunamganj and Sylhet have been submerged.

June 18, 2022
June 18, 2022

40 lakh people stranded in Sylhet, Sunamganj flood

The flood situation in Sylhet and Sunamganj districts is becoming more severe with time as more than 40 lakh people remain marooned in different upazilas and towns while other areas are on verge of being inundated.