Water vessel services suspended due to bad weather

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29 April, 2018 15:50 PM

Water vessel services suspended due to bad weather

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Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) on Saturday suspended operations of all types of water vessels across the country due to bad weather.

Alamgir Kabir, joint director of BIWTA, said the authorities concerned suspended the plying of launches, ferries and speedboats across the country around 12pm.

The suspension will remain enforced until further notice, he added, reports UNB.

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 Monday.