Fog disrupts Paturia-Daulatdia ferry service for 6 hrs

Ferry service on the Paturia-Daulatdia route remained suspended for six hours till Tuesday morning due to poor visibility caused by dense fog.
Mohiuddin Rasel, manager of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) at Aricha ghat, said they kept suspended ferry service and plying of the water vessels from 2:00 am due to blurred visibility for dense fog.
Eleven ferries remained stranded at Paturia and Daulatdia terminals due to the disruption.
Over 100 goods-laden vehicles and passenger buses had to remain in wait at both the ghats for the halt to ferry service.
Ferry service was restored at 8:00 am.