Road link with Sunamganj and country’s other parts suspended
Published: 09:58 AM, 17 June 2022 Updated: 03:41 PM, 17 June 2022
The road communication between Sunamganj and the rest of the country has been cut off as the Gobindaganj-Dighali area on Sunamganj-Sylhet road has been inundated by flood waters.
DC Jahangir Hossain confirmed the information while talking to journalists on Thursday night.
According to the information given by the District Water Development Board at around 10:00 pm on Thursday, the water of the Surma river in Sylhet was flowing at 75 cm above the danger level.
Zahurul Islam, the executive engineer of the Water Development Board, expressed fear that the water level may increase further the late night. If the water level rises, the flood situation will worsen.
DC Md Jahangir Hossain said the Gobindaganj-Dighali area of Chhatak Upazila on the Sunamganj-Sylhet road has been inundated by the flood waters. Now, no long-distance vehicles can pass through the area.