Seventeen people have died due to a landslide in Vikroli and Chembur. In Vikroli, the landslide led to collapsing of ground plus one building killing 6 people. The landslide occurred because of heavy rains which have lashed Mumbai. The rescue operation is underway.
The landslide occurred between 2 – 230 AM. when the people were sleeping.
The 5th Battalion of the NDRF team is deployed and a canine search is locating the survivors.
NDRF has reported a wall collapse in Chembur’s Bharat Nagar shanties resulting in the death of about 11 people.
Heavy rains lashed several parts of Mumbai and the weather department has issued a red alert for the city.