A woman was killed in a landslide amid heavy rains in sadar upazila of Bandarban district on Tuesday morning.

Protima Rani Dey, 45, wife of a certain Milan Kanti Dey was buried alive when a chunk of mud fell on her tin-shed house in Baruartek area around 12:00pm, reports UNB.

On information, members of fire service and civil defence recovered the body and sent it to sadar hospital morgue for an autopsy, said fire service and civil defence assistant director Iqbal Hossain.

Besides, multiple landslides occurred in different places of Ruma and sadar upazilas, said Bandarban deputy commissioner Md Aslam Hossain.

"Using loudspeakers, villagers were asked to leave their vulnerable houses on the slope of hills and take safe shelters," he added.

Since Monday night, heavy rainfall occurred across the district.

Meanwhile, road communication between Bandarban and Rangamati has been suspended since Tuesday morning due to heavy rainfall and landslides at different places on the road.