• Wed. Feb 28th, 2024

Maharashtra rains: Mumbai-Pune Expressway blocked due to landslides

Maharashtra rains: Mumbai-Pune Expressway blocked due to landslides

MUMBAI RAIN: A landslide occurred on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway near Adoshi village in Raigad district on Sunday night, blocking traffic heading towards the state capital, a police official said, at around 10.30 pm. No one was injured.

MUMBAI RAIN: A landslide occurred on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway near Adoshi village in Raigad district on Sunday night, blocking traffic heading towards the state capital, a police official said, at around 10.30 pm. No one was injured.

“The landslide has badly affected three lanes of the Mumbai-bound expressway as rocks and mud have blocked the road. After the incident, Mumbai-bound traffic has come to a standstill,” he was quoted as saying by PTI.

“The landslide has badly affected three lanes of the expressway towards Mumbai as rocks and mud have blocked the way. After the incident, traffic towards Mumbai has come to a standstill,” he was quoted as saying by PTI.

A JCB machine and around 25 dumpers were pressed into service to clear the route and personnel from police and other agencies are at the spot, he added.

A JCB machine and around 25 dumpers were pressed into service to clear the route and personnel from police and other agencies are at the spot, he added.

Meanwhile, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and other agencies resumed their search and rescue efforts for the fourth consecutive day in Irshalwadi village in Maharashtra’s Raigad district on Sunday.

Meanwhile, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and other agencies resumed their search and rescue efforts for the fourth consecutive day in Irshalwadi village in Maharashtra’s Raigad district on Sunday.

At least 27 people have been tragically injured as a result of massive landslides in the area. As per morning update, NDRF official said that no body has been recovered yet during the ongoing search and rescue operation.

At least 27 people have been tragically injured as a result of massive landslides in the area. As per morning update, NDRF official said that no body has been recovered yet during the ongoing search and rescue operation.

As of Saturday, the death toll from the landslide has reached 27, and 81 people are still missing, officials said. A devastating landslide hit the hill-slope tribal village of Khalapur tehsil, about 80 km from Mumbai, on Wednesday night.

As of Saturday, the death toll from the landslide has reached 27, and 81 people are still missing, officials said. A devastating landslide hit the hill-slope tribal village of Khalapur tehsil, about 80 km from Mumbai, on Wednesday night.

At least 17 of the village’s 48 houses were completely or partially buried under the landslide debris, officials said. Search and rescue operations were suspended Saturday night due to poor light and adverse weather conditions and resumed Sunday morning.

At least 17 of the village’s 48 houses were completely or partially buried under the landslide debris, officials said. Search and rescue operations were suspended Saturday night due to poor light and adverse weather conditions and resumed Sunday morning.

Due to the lack of paved roads, earthmoving and excavators cannot be easily moved to the village, manual rescue operations are being carried out. The 27 bodies recovered so far include 12 women, 10 men and four children, and one unidentified person, officials said.

Due to the lack of paved roads, earthmoving and excavators cannot be easily moved to the village, manual rescue operations are being carried out. The 27 bodies recovered so far include 12 women, 10 men and four children, and one unidentified person, officials said.

Nine members of a family died in the disaster, they said.

Nine members of a family died in the disaster, they said.

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