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Rain brings relief for the Sylhet city dwellers, misery

2Sudden rainfall on Sunday has brought a little relief for the Sylhet city dwellers from the unbearable heat continued for the last few days. The rainfall was accompanied with stormy wind which caused the reduction of the temperature.
The rain coupled with lightning strikes lashed the city on Friday afternoon, submerging many streets and that disrupted the normal life of the city people also.
People were seen waiting for the transport to go their respective plac8es as there was serious traffic jam due to water logging in different parts of the city like Station Road, Kodomtoly, Laldigirpar ,Mirabazar, and Modina market areas for lack of operational sewerage system, worsening the sufferings of the commuters.
Streets in different areas of the Sylhet went under water following the rain.
Some 20mm of rainfall was recorded at the Met Office at Sylhet till 6:00 pm from 4:00 pm, Sylhet Meteorological Department confirmed the matter.