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  • Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport

    Dense fog delays, diverts flights at Dhaka airport

    Dense fog disrupts flight operations at Shahjalal airport in Dhaka and ferry service on the Paturia-Daulatdia route.

  • Ferry services on Paturia-Daulatdia route

    Fog halts ferry services on 2 major routes

    Ferry services on the two major routes in Shimulia-Kathalbari and Paturia-Daulatdia in the Padma river are disrupted due to dense fog.

  • Flights delayed, ferries stuck

    Dense fog brought misery to thousands of travellers, causing major disruption to flights, ferry services and road transport across the country yesterday.

  • Dense fog: 2 flights rescheduled at Dhaka airport

    The authorities of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka reschedule two domestic flights due to dense fog.

  • Shimulia-Kawrakandi ferry service resumes

    Ferry services on the Shimulia-Kawrakandi route in the Padma river resumes after nine hours' disruption caused by dense fog.

  • Ferry service on Paturia-Daulatdia route resumes

    Ferry service on Paturia-Daulatdia route resumes after two hours of disruption caused by dense fog.

  • Lights were out during pile-ups

    All 153 sodium lights on Bangabandhu Bridge were turned off during the 16-vehicle pile-ups on the bridge in the early morning fog of January 9 that left six people dead. To the astonishment of many, Bangladesh Bridge Authority, which looks after the country's longest bridge, had usually been using only half of the lights on the bridge to “save electricity”, even in dense fog.

  • Temperature may dive to 8

    Meteorologists anticipate that the temperature across the country might dive to below eight degree centigrade within next two or three days.

  • Crazy driving in dense fog costs six lives

    In the dense fog, two pile-ups and four accidents on and around Bangabandhu Bridge left six people dead and 50 others injured within the span of a few hours yesterday morning.