Situations are being worse;Heavy rainfall causes water entering the city of Sylhet.

The flood situation in Sylhet has further worsened owing to incessant rainfall since yesterday and the subsequent onrush of water from upstream, resulting in immense public sufferings.
As a result, fresh areas in the district, including a large part of the city, were inundated yesterday  The newly inundated areas in the city include — Jatarpur, Mendibagh, Jamtala, Taltala, Sheikhghat, Kalapara, Majumdarpara, Laldigihipar, Dargamoholla, Munsipara, Hawapara, Nayorpool, Sonarpara, Baluchar, Mirer Maidan, Police Lines and Sagardighirpar. With the further deterioration in the flood situation, around six lakh people from 761 villages under 10 upazilas remain marooned, said Sheikh Russel Hasan, deputy commissioner of Sylhet.
Many roads have been submerged, snapping communications at many places .The ground floor of the Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital has been inundated, said its Director Brig Gen Dr Mahbubur Rahman Bhuiyan.

Even the classes and exams at the medical college were suspended due to the flood, said Principal Shishir Ranjan Chakraborty.Mamun Ahmad, a resident of Laladighirpar area of Sylhet city, said, “Floodwater has entered my house. The whole area has been inundated.”Sadek Hossain, a resident of Jamtala in the city, said, “My house has gone under knee-deep water. All the furniture and household items have been submerged.”

Mahbub Alam, an attendee of a patient at Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital, said, “We were staying at the hospital’s ground floor, as we did not get a bed. We had to shift to the balcony of the first floor as the ground floor got flooded.”

Yesterday, Surma was flowing 13cm above the danger level near Sylhet city at 3:00pm, and Kushiyara was flowing 48cm above the danger level at Amalshid point under Zakiganj upazila at 6:00pm, according to the Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB).

Some 214mm of rainfall was recorded in Sylhet in 24 hours till 6:00pm, said Dipak Ranjan Das, executive engineer of the BWDB.

Heavy rain may continue in the region for the next few days, said Sylhet Meteorological Office Assistant Meteorologist Shah Mohammad Sajib Hossain.

“If the heavy rains continue, the flood situation will keep worsening,” said Dipak.
The “Unnoyon” is hiding  behind fearing the flood .The sign of the improvement are being cleared.

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