Watch: A landslide at Mumbai’s Western Express highway due to heavy rainfall
- Landslide on the Western Express Highway between Kandivali and Malad, blocking south-bound road traffic.
- The Western Express Highway (WEH) is a major north-south arterial road, stretching from Dahisar to suburban Bandra in
- Mumbai’s civic authorities closed some portion of the road for clearing the debris.
- No casualty was reported in the incident, a fire control room official told PTI.
Western Express high way is closed towards mumbai ...landslide near Kandivali @MumbaiMirror https://t.co/m2LdHDUezH— Lawrence Samuel Bing (@lawrencebing) 1596515171000
The Western Express Highway (WEH) is a major north-south arterial road, stretching from Dahisar to suburban Bandra in Mumbai.
Mumbai’s civic authorities closed some portion of the road for clearing the debris. A car was stuck in the debris and was later removed. The south-bound traffic was diverted to another road.
Incessant heavy rains are wreaking havoc in Mumbai with many areas being water logged. The India Meteorology Department (
The debris from the landslide at Malad, Western Express Highway has been cleared.Traffic from both sides is runni… https://t.co/jjISmArRMi— माझी Mumbai, आपली BMC (@mybmc) 1596534275000
Waterlogging was reported from the regular chronic spots of Sion, Kings Circle, Wadala, Dadar, Kurla, Mulund, Borivali, besides subways at Andheri, Kandivali and Dahisar.
People have been advised to avoid venturing out till tomorrow, said private forecaster Skymet Weather, adding that the intensity will start decreasing from August 6.
Watch: Landslide at #Kandivali Western Express Highway at Samta Nagar#MumbaiRains https://t.co/rGnLpkDi2D— TOI Mumbai (@TOIMumbai) 1596515142000
Mumbai’s civic body — Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) — has asked all offices and establishments to shut down except essentials. It has also requested people to not venture out unless “extremely necessary.”
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