Heavy rainfall and bad weather halts Sadarghat water vessel services
01:07 PM, April 29, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:21 PM, April 29, 2018

Water vessel services of Sadarghat suspended

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) today suspended all types of water vessels services from Sadarghat launch terminal in Dhaka due to stormy weather.

“Around 12noon,we have asked the authorities concerned to halt launches and ferries services as per the suggestion of metrological department,” BIWTA joint director Alamgir Kabir told The Daily Star.

The suspension will remain until further notice, he said.

Bangladesh Meteorological Department’s latest forecast said rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at a few places over Sylhet division and at one or two places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Mymensingh, Dhaka, Khulna, Barisal and Chittagong divisions in the next 24 hours till 6:00 am tomorrow.

 

 

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