Bad weather halts Banglabazar-Shimulia launch services
Published: 12:22 PM, 1 June 2021
Launch service on the Banglabazar-Shimulia route remained suspended due to bad weather on Tuesday.
The Banglabazar Ghat authorities of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) suspended the services on the route around 9:30 pm.
Akhter Hossain, the traffic inspector at BIWTA's Banglabazar launch ghat, said it had been raining since Tuesday morning. To avoid any untoward incident, the launch services have been suspended at 9:30 am.
He added that the crowd of passengers at the Ghat has increased as the launch was suspended.