Alexa Local route launches halted in Barishal

Dhaka, Friday   15 November 2019


Local route launches halted in Barishal

 Barishal Correspondent

 Published: 08:41 PM, 8 November 2019  

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) asked to halt all local route launches due to cyclone ‘Bulbul’ in Barishal.

Ajmal Huda Mithu Sarkar, Joint Director of Barishal Riverport confirmed the matter on Friday evening.

He said that the weather office has issued 2 no. warning signal at the Barishal river port due to due to cyclone ‘Bulbul’. Therefore, the small launch will be halted on all internal routes until further notice.

He added that rains have been already started in the coastal areas including Barishal- Jhalokati. Besides, the water level has also increased in Payra seaport, Barishal, Patuakhali, and Bhola river ports.