Guwahati: Ferry services suspended due to increase in Brahmaputra’s water level

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The IWT has notified the about the rising Brahmaputra water level.
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Guwahati: Ferry services suspended due to increase in Brahmaputra’s water level
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GUWAHATI: The Inland Water Transport (IWT) Division suspended ferry services in Guwahati for an indefinite period from Wednesday in view of the rise in the water level of the Brahmaputra river.

The IWT has notified the about the rising Brahmaputra water level.

“This is for general information to all concerned that in view of rising water level as well as heavy current along with debris in large amounts like wooden logs in the river Brahmaputra, operation of all departmental boats / vessels in the Guwahati based ferry services under I.W.T. Division Guwahati are hereby temporarily suspended after 6 P.M. with effect from le May/2022 until further order,” said official. 

An official stated, “This directive is issued for the protection of ferry passengers’ lives and properties to avoid any incident.”

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