MADARIPUR: The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority or BIWTA on Tuesday has suspended river transport services on Kathalbari-Shimulia route due to bad weather.
Akhter Hossain, traffic inspector of Kathalbari Launch Ghat of the BIWTC, told Banglanews that the suspension on the movement of launches, ferries and fishing boats will continue until further notice.
The water transport will resume when weather conditions improve, he added.
However, some ferries are operating.
The Met Office has advised maritime ports to keep hoisted Local Cautionary Signal No. Three as low lies over Northwest Bay.
BDST: 1418 HRS, AUG 13, 2019