Landslide hits in Gaondevi area of Bhandup, Mumbai.

It was on the fifth consecutive day, Mumbai was lashed out with heavy rains which disrupted the daily life of Mumbaikars. Rail, road and air traffic was completely in a messy situation which took a toll on people’s daily life. People were unable to step out of their place for work, children to schools and colleges. Some were stranded at stations, airports due to trains and flights being cancelled.  Apart from this there were several places with water logging, compound wall collapse, unstructured building collapse, landslide happening in several parts of Mumbai due to the torrential pouring of rains.

One such incident of landslide took place in Mumbai’s well- known suburb Bhandup during the wee hours of night on 1st July in Gaondevi area. Due to heavy rains following in since Friday a part of the wall of the guard wall collapsed on two hill houses in the Gaondevi area.  No injured or death was reported during the mishap that took place on Monday night. Fire tenders immediately rushed the spot where the incident took place. The removal of debris from the spot was a crucial scenario in this case. Five people were evicted from underneath the debris, however there wasn’t any casualty reported in this incident.

Mumbai is certainly experiencing torrential rainfall this year from past one week which is a strong reason for all these incidents like landslides, bridge collapse, building collapse, tree fall, various accidents on the road etc. However according to the sources, the exact reason behind this landslide that took place in Bhandup is yet to be ascertained for which the police and the BMC officials are probing further into the matter.

Cybertech Risk Center analysts generated real-time alerts on this particular incident and closely monitored the situation thereby providing its clients with timely alerts which not only helped them to take corrective business continuity measures but also ensured their employee’s safety on time. We at Cybertech’s Risk center cover news pertaining to Earthquake, Landslide and Tsunami under the ‘Geophysical’ category. Cybertech Risk center works in collaboration with NC4 an incidental news portal thereby providing its clients on pan India level with real time news alerts and updates.

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