Hundreds of tourists were stranded after road connectivity with Sajek Valley got disrupted for around seven hours due to a landslide triggered by incessant rain.
The natural disaster occurred in the Nandaram area of Sajek union parishad under Baghaichhari upazila at around 8am on Wednesday (5 October).
Traffic movement on the Sajek-Khagrachari road remained halted till about 3pm.
Speaking with The Business Standard, Baghaichhari UNO Romana Akhter said, "The landslide was triggered by heavy rains since Tuesday afternoon.
"But, no one was hurt in the incident. Also, no damage to property was reported. The army is working to get traffic movement back to normal."
The vehicles returning from Sajek were stuck in the Machalong area.
Meanwhile, the hundreds travelling to the popular tourist site were forced to wait at the Baghaihat area.
Members of the Bangladesh Army launched an operation to restore road connectivity immediately after the accident.
Sajek Cottage Owners Association president Suporno Deb Barman said, "We came to know about the incident [the landslide] this morning. Some 200 tourist vehicles entered Sajek on Tuesday.
"Many of the tourists were supposed to leave Wednesday morning."