More than 400 heavy vehicles remain stranded at the Shimulia-Kathalbari terminals as ferry services have been halted early today due to poor navigability in a stretch of the Padma.
Ferry services on Shimulia-Kathalbari route resume partially after 17 hours of suspension due to rough weather.
The ferry services on Shimulia-Kathalbari route in the Padma River under Lauhajang upazila of Munshiganj resumes in a limited operation, after the services halted yesterday due to poor navigability.
Heavy vehicles have been advised to avoid Shimulia-Kathalbari route as dredging work is underway in the Padma River to bring back the navigability.
Ferry service on Shimulia-Kathalbari river route has been suspended due to lack of navigability, affecting people from 21 southern districts and resulting in long tailbacks.
Plying of all water vessels including launch and speedboats is suspended on Shimulia-Kathalbari route following an accident and due to strong currents in the Padma river.