Ferry Services suspended amid the rising water levels in Brahmaputra River. The inland water transport department has issued an order to suspend the ferry services plying between Guwahati and North Guwahati. The notice has been issued on the 30th of June 2022.
Ferry Services suspended
As per reports, the above-mentioned decision has been taken in view of rising water levels and heavy currents in the river, thus keeping the safety of the commuters.
Heavy rainfall in the region has resulted in river water flowing above the danger level in Assam. As a result, the ferry services has been temporarily suspended.
The order dated 30th June read, “This is for general information to all concerned that in view of rising water level and floating wooden logs, debries as well as heavy current in the river Brahmaputra, operation of all departmental boats and vessels in the Guwahati based services under I.W.T Division Guwahati are hereby temporarily suspended with effect from 1st July 2022, until further notice.”