Traffic jam ensued at Mawa ferry ghat as ferry services remain suspended for storm

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.