Small vessels barred from leaving port for bad weather: BWTA


PV Desk : Small vessels have been barred from leaving river ports amid squally weather caused by a depression over the Bay of Bengal.
Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority or BIWTA issued the order for vessels below 65 feet on Friday.
But river routes to coastal areas like Hatia, Betua and Rangabali have been suspended for vessels of all size, BIWTA spokesperson Hasan Mojumder told.