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Updated on: Sunday, August 09, 2020, 12:37 AM IST

Thane: Heavy rains trigger mudslide near Mumbra Bypass Road; no casualties reported

Thane: Heavy rains trigger mudslide near Mumbra Bypass Road; no casualties reported |

Thane: Heavy rains trigger mudslide near Mumbra Bypass Road; no casualties reported |

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Thane: A minor mudslide was also reported along the Mumbra Bypass Road on Saturday afternoon. However, no one was injured in this incident.

The team of regional disaster management cell (RDMC) reached the spot with a dumper and JCB to remove the rocks from the road. 

"Following the continuous rainfall, a minor part of the mud along the Mumbra bypass flown off with the rainwater on the bypass road. However, big rocks with mud came rushing down on the road, blocking the route for the vehicles passing by," said an official from RDMC, Thane.

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"It was cleared by evening leading to a smooth flow of traffic on Mumbra bypass road. No casualty or injury was reported in this incident," added RDMC official. 

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In the last 10 hours, the Thane city has received a total of 14.45 mm rainfall. Till now Thane has recorded total rainfall of 2108.83 mm. 

"Today, tree fall incidents were reported in three to four locations in Thane city and the collapse of electrical cable on a four-wheeler was reported in Lokmanya Nagar of Thane. However, no casualty or injury was reported any of these incidents," added an official from RDMC, Thane.

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Published on: Sunday, August 09, 2020, 12:37 AM IST
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