Mumbai: Incessant rains cause landslide, 29 die in house collapses; see pics

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Sunday, July 18, 2021, 08:35 PM IST
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A building gets damaged after a landslide in the Andheri Chandivali Sangharsh Nagar area following heavy rainfall, in Mumbai on Sunday. | (ANI Photo)

As Mumbai slept the skies opened up with torrential rains measuring between 150 mm to over 200 mm in some areas, submerging many areas and playing havoc with road and rail traffic.

Twenty nine people died in house collapses triggered by landslides following incessant overnight rains in Mumbai, which caused severe water logging and disruption of suburban train services and vehicular traffic in the financial capital on Sunday, officials said.

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) conducts the inspects during a rescue operation after a wall collapses at Chemburs Bharat Nagar area due to a landslide, in Mumbai on Sunday.

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) conducts the inspects during a rescue operation after a wall collapses at Chemburs Bharat Nagar area due to a landslide, in Mumbai on Sunday. | ANI

NDRF workers bring a dead body from the debris during a rescue operation after a wall collapses at Vikhroli, in Mumbai on Sunday.

NDRF workers bring a dead body from the debris during a rescue operation after a wall collapses at Vikhroli, in Mumbai on Sunday. | ANI

NDRF conducts a rescue operation after a wall collapses at Chemburs Bharat Nagar area due to a landslide, in Mumbai on Sunday.

NDRF conducts a rescue operation after a wall collapses at Chemburs Bharat Nagar area due to a landslide, in Mumbai on Sunday. | ANI

: A house turned into debris after a wall collapses due to a landslide at Chembur, in Mumbai on Sunday.

: A house turned into debris after a wall collapses due to a landslide at Chembur, in Mumbai on Sunday. | ANI

(NDRF) inspects during a rescue operation after a wall collapses at Chembur's Bharat Nagar area due to a landslide, in Mumbai on Sunday

(NDRF) inspects during a rescue operation after a wall collapses at Chembur's Bharat Nagar area due to a landslide, in Mumbai on Sunday | ANI

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NDRF) and other rescue team personnel inspect the site of the landslide in a slum area where 18 people were killed after several homes were crushed by a collapsed wall and a landslide triggered by heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai on July 18, 2021.

NDRF) and other rescue team personnel inspect the site of the landslide in a slum area where 18 people were killed after several homes were crushed by a collapsed wall and a landslide triggered by heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai on July 18, 2021. | (Photo by Sujit Jaiswal / AFP)

(Photo by Sujit Jaiswal / AFP)

(Photo by Sujit Jaiswal / AFP)

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