Traffic jam ensued at Mawa ferry ghat on Thursday as ferry services remained suspended for about five hours due to storm. The ferry service remained suspended from 9:30pm Wednesday to 2:30am today.
Sirajul Haque, Manager of BIWTC, said slight traffic jam ensued at the ghat. Some 72 vehicles were waiting to cross the ghat till 10am today.
Three passenger ferries – Taplu, Ranikhet and Ramshri -remained stranded at a char during the storm Wednesday night. The river crafts were rescued the same night, he said.
Ferries are now running on Mawa-Kewrakandi river route slowly due to inclement weather.