Printed on Mon Sep 26 2022 7:12:56 PM

Ferry closed in Padma due to thick fog

Staff Correspondent
National
thick fog in Padma
The Padma river is covered with thick fog. The Shimulia-Banglabazar and Shimulia-Mangalmajhi waterways are closed. As the ferry was closed, more than 150 vehicles were stranded in the ghat area.

However, the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) has assured that the ferry service will resume once the fog clears.

BIWTC Shimulia Ghat Assistant Manager (Commerce) Faisal Ahmed said the ferry service was suspended due to heavy fog in the Shimulia Ghat area around 5 am on Thursday.

After the thick fog cleared, the ferry service resumed around 9 am.

The ferry service was suspended again due to heavy fog. Once the fog clears, the ferry service will resume.

Faisal Ahmed said four ferries were plying on the Shimulia-Banglabazar and Shimulia-Mangalmajhi waterways. More than one and a half hundred small vehicles are waiting to cross the ghat area.

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