Heavy rains and landslides have inundated vast areas of different upazilas including Sylhet Sadar. There has been a humanitarian catastrophe. People have become homeless due to rising flood waters.
Apart from Sylhet Sadar and Companiganj, the houses of people in several areas including Gowainghat, Jaintapur and Kanaighat bordering Meghalaya are now flooded.
The flood situation is so dire that saving lives is more important than relief.
Showbiz stars are also worried about the flood situation in Sylhet and Sunamganj. Many people are responding to them on their Facebook.
Sunamganj is the birthplace of actress Shabnam Faria. So the disaster there is also hurting the actress. He shared the trouble on his Facebook page. Shabnam Faria wrote, ‘Sunamganj is my birthplace! Dad’s posting was there! It’s been a long time since I’ve seen a flood, and it’s been a long time coming.
Meanwhile, the Sylhet-Sunamganj road was submerged and Sunamganj lost contact with the rest of the country.
Almost all the upazilas of the district have been inundated. Hundreds of thousands of people in the district have been flooded.