Flood worsens further in sylhet following cracks in embankments. As the Surma and the Kushiyara keep rising, more and more areas of Sylhet and Sunamganj are going under water every day and large number of flood victims suffering from scarcity of food and drinking water.
A huge number of people have been affected by the flash floods in the two districts. Thousands of them along with their cattle have taken to shelter centres.
River water of Kushiara is entering to 80 villages of Jokigonj upazila. As many as 675 educational institutions have been shut in the two districts.
Road communications have collapsed in about one-third area of the Sylhet city. Road links between Sylhet city and Gowainghat upazila remain snapped for six days.