Collapse of Andheri footover bridge shows again authorities extremely poorly equipped to handle monsoons. Don't believe in rumours. Railway minister Piyush Goyal visited the Andheri Station where a footover bridge collapsed. The two patients, one man and woman, need surgery. "Residents in higher terrain nearby would also have to remain alert for localised landslides. The Mumbai Fire Brigade, city police and ambulance services were deployed at the site to remove the debris. This has caused problem for thousands of office-goers who take trains to reach their workplaces. Four people were injured in the incident. MUMBAI: A four-storey building collapsed in Mumbai's Dongri area on Tuesday leaving 11 dead and over 40 people trapped under debris. Road. The building was said to be dilapidated and its residents had engaged a builder to redevelop the property. Flight services were affected at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport due to the weather condition in Mumbai. The officials stated that five to six persons were trapped under the debris of the building and that two had been rescued. Fire services personnel and NDRF teams are the spot. MUMBAI: Four people, including a five-year-old, suffered injuried as a portion of a slab on the seventh floor flat of an SRA building in Andheri (W) collapsed on Sunday. Earlier today, a ground-plus-three chawl collapsed in Malad around 2.30 pm. All costs of their treatment will also be borne by the government. ", BEST has said it will run more buses to make up for the disruption in train services. Speaking to the reporters after visiting the site of the mishap, Union minister Piyush Goyal said that the Indian Railways and Maharashtra state government will shell out Rs 65,000 crore for the safety work in Mumbai suburban rail network. Andheri East - Topic; About; Home Trending History Get YouTube Premium Best of YouTube Music Sports At least eight fire engines and one rescue van were rushed to the spot. In 1996, it was auctioned to Dadar-based Ashok Mastakar. BEST has said it will run more buses to make up for the disruption in train services. After heavy rains in Maharashtra's Mumbai, Thane and Palghar areas on Monday, Mumbai rains are likely to continue in these districts on Tuesday as well, the India Meterological Department said in its forecast. I have also ordered an enquiry by Commissioner of Rail Safety. "A part of the FOB has collapsed which resulted the halt in all our up and down services of Western Railway. Dabbawalas, who supply tiffin boxes to the working professionals, have also expressed their inability to work along Western Railway routes today as all four lines of its suburban services have come to halt. PHOTO GALLERY | Andheri Bridge Collapse: Rescue Ops Underway. Sign up for a weekly curated briefing of the most important strategic affairs stories from across the world. Rescue operations are still on at the site of the bridge slab collapse as they continue to look for survivors in the … According to a railway official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, two of the five people who were injured are critical and undergoing treatment at the Cooper Hospital. The Ram temple is coming up today not because the BJP won a great popular victory but because the Supreme Court came out with an odd verdict that slammed BJP vigilantes for destroying the Babri Masjid and categorically named the Muslims as victims, yet created a new trust to build a Ram temple. More concrete was being added on the 24th floor too. Western Railway shares helpline numbers for commuters, Police dogs assist in the rescue operation at Andheri station. One injured and several are feared trapped. The incident comes more than a year after 23 deaths in a stampede and eventual collapse on the Elphinstone Road foot overbridge on September 29, 2017. Road overbridge collapses in Andheri; Several Feared Trapped | A part of a road overbridge collapsed amid heavy rains in Mumbai’s Andheri West on Tuesday morning, leaving thousands of commuters stranded amid traffic disruption along the arterial route. Mumbai Bridge Collapse: Traffic update for commuters travelling from West to East | Mumbai Police Commuters travelling from West to East could also take  JVPD - Sujay hospital junction - mithibai collage - SV road - capt.Gore flyover Parla - Parla east - adhar junction - Parla junction to WEH  He also announced a Rs 5 lakh reward for a railway motorman who stopped the train at the right moment and averted a major tragedy. Harbour line passengers are allowed to travel on Central Railway main line suburban section.Please travel without panicking. The MLA said that the audit for the road overbridge was done recently after the Elphinstone bridge collapse, "but if it collapsed just after 7-8 months after the audit, then they are playing with the citizens of Mumbai. The collapse of the building occurred while shoring was being removed from freshly poured concrete between the 22nd and 23rd floors of the building. A 29-year-old woman and a 10-year-old boy sustained serious injuries and were admitted to the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Hospital in Kalwa, he said. Dabbawalas, who supply tiffin boxes to the working professionals, have also expressed their inability to work along Western Railway routes today as all four lines of its suburban services have come to halt. Here’s a look at the key developments so far: — One person is said to be injured. The wall collapsed at around 11:53 … The 30-ft long compound wall of the society, located in Patlipada area on the city's Ghodbunder Road, collapsed on houses situated in the vicinity around midnight yesterday, Thane Municipal Corporation's Regional Disaster Management Cell chief Santosh Kadam said. Two of the five injured critical, need surgery for recovery. Some locations between Mumbai and Kochi could have 100 millimetres of rain on a given day," it said in a report. At least 60 people pulled alive from the rubble of the five-storey building that caved in on Monday near Mumbai. Commuters travelling from SV road to WEH OR WEH to SV road may  follow Mrunal tai Gore flyover / khiranager junction - Milan flyover/ Khar subway to reach their destination. Mumbai: Ceiling Collapses at Andheri station, 2 injured. Andheri Bridge Collapse: What we Know so far | A part of Andheri road overbridge crashed on the Western Railway tracks, hitting the suburban train services during Tuesday morning peak hours. Scores of passengers have been left stranded in Mumbai rain during morning rush hour after the partial collapse disrupted services of the Western Railway. The collapsed bridge is part of the much-delayed 12-km Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar corridor of the Mumbai Metro. Gokhale Bridge Andheri Station Collapse: A part of a bridge caved in at Andheri station in Mumbai this morning following incessant rain, hitting train traffic. The heavy rains have once again left Mumbaikars vulnerable with reports of water-logging and slow traffic movement coming in from several parts of the city. Roads have been blocked, says Andheri residents. Earlier today, a ground-plus-three chawl collapsed in Malad around 2.30 pm. Directed officials to speed up repair work and rapidly restore traffic in close coordination with other departments. Harbour line passengers are allowed to travel on Central Railway main line suburban section. Bus meant to ferry stranded commuters meets with accident. Traffic of Western Railway is held up on all lines between Goregaon and Bandra stations, while local trains are running beyond Goregaon, and between Bandra and Churchgate. One of them is critical A portion of a foot overbridge crashed on the Western Railway tracks, hitting the suburban train services here during Tuesday morning peak hours, an official said. We urge our volunteers in and around Andheri area to help in the rescue operations. The report will be prepared by the Commissioner of Rail Safety within the next 15 days. The injured have been sent to Cooper hospital, Pramod Babar, senior police inspector from Andheri told Firstpost. Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Jharkhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland , Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Konkan, and Goa, Rayalaseema, coastal Karnataka and Tamil Nadu might also receive heavy rains. PTI. So far, 78 people have been rescued from the debris in the 33-hour-long rescue operations which ended on Wednesday. Mumbai Police issues a traffic advisory for commuters travelling towards the airport. 3 teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are engaged in rescue operations. The collapse was reported at around 7:30 am when a slab of the bridge that connects Andheri East to Andheri West fell on to the tracks. Daily rainfall could surpass 50 millimetres in many locations. I have also ordered an enquiry by commissioner of rail safety," Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said in a tweet. However, an officer from the rail safety department will conduct an inquiry into the incident," Western Railway public relations officer (PRO) Ravindra Bhakar said. Dozens of survivors rescued from collapsed building in India. According to the latest reports at least 4 people have sustained injures, when part of the Gokhale Bridge collapsed near Andheri Railway Station on Tuesday morning. Maharashtra gram panchayat polls see 79% voter turnout, counting to be held on 18 January, US Capitol breach: Joe Biden decries 'darkest days' in US history, says pro-Trump protesters shown leniency, Pro-Trump supporters swarm US Capitol in attempt to overturn election results; four dead, dozens arrested, 9 Months Season 5 Episode 1 | Pregnancy & Gearing Up for Delivery, Amazon beauty presents Vanity Diaries. Mumbai's famous tiffin carriers Dabbawalas expressed their inability to operate as the train services on the Western Line were stopped. Explore more on Andheri. Crowd management machinery on Central Railway stations have been strengthened. One labourer was killed, while two other people were seriously injured after the wall of an underconstruction structure crumbled. Thankfully, no train was passing beneath the track," he added. Police and firefighters immediately rushed to the spot on receiving the information. Meanwhile, BMC PRO Vijay Khabale said that the corporation will clarify its stand during a press conference at 4 pm. No casualties have been reported. In this case, the bridge was under the jurisdiction of the BMC. Our officers have reached to the spot and accessing the situation," he said. Andheri ROB collapse, I have requested both Railways and BMC to undertake structural audit of all Road over bridges and foot over bridges, which are more than 20 years old or found weak or over utilised. One person, identified as Prakash Sakharam Wavale, died on the spot, he said. While the building was empty for nearly three decades, the portion of the building … He has asked dabbawalas not to accept lunchboxes from people's homes and if any have already been collected, Talekar has urged the dabbawalas to go and return them. The Gokhale bridge connects Andheri East and Andheri West stations and is used by thousands of commuters each day. No injuries were reported. A bridge collapse at Andheri during morning peak hours has inconvenienced common Mumbaikars to say the least. Gokhale road overbridge, which connects Andheri East to Andheri West, on the arterial route collapsed amid heavy rains in Mumbai. Meanwhile, the stoppage of the Western Railway suburban services has paralysed the city. Andheri bridge collapse News - Find Andheri bridge collapse latest News and Headlines today along with Andheri bridge collapse Photos and Videos at HindustanTimes.com. Two people were injured in the incident. In Pune's Pimpri-Chinchwad, 1 person dead, 2 critical after wall crumbles. — Mumbai's iconic dabbawalas have suspended all their tiffin box deliveries for Tuesday on the Western Railway routes, but would continue on other routes. Mumbai rains, which has been going on unabated since Monday evening, has caused the footover bridge near Andheri West Railway Station to collapse. However, later authorities claimed that the building … ", Fadnavis tweets after Gokhale Bridge collapse; 5 injured, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis spoke to Mumbai Police Commissioner and the BMC commissioner to ensure smooth traffic movement after the collapse of the Gokhale Bridge near Andheri Railway station. In yet another disastrous incident, three people have been killed and five were injured when a four-storey building collapsed in Mumbai on Saturday. From Twitter: Commuters share Andheri bridge images on social media, Trains between Virar-Goregaon and Bandra-Churchgate working. Road. An official from Disaster Management Unit said “thankfully” no train was passing on the track beneath. Five persons, including a woman and her two minor children, were injured when the ceiling of a flat collapsed on them in suburban Andheri on Sunday morning, police said. Mumbai has been witnessing constant heavy rains for over 18 hours now and according to reports rainfall has crossed 90mm in some parts of the city, Intermittent heavy rains are expected to continue today. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis spoke to Mumbai Police Commissioner and the BMC commissioner to ensure smooth traffic movement after the collapse of the Gokhale Bridge near Andheri Railway station. At least 10 dead and 20-25 people feared trapped after three-storey residential building collapsed in Bhiwandi. Dabbawalla services suspended for the day. MUMBAI: A four-storey building collapsed in Mumbai's Dongri area on Tuesday leaving 11 dead and over 40 people trapped under debris. In a tweet, Mumbai Police said the trains on Western line were affected, with traffic below the bridge stopped for now. The collapse was reported at around 7:30 am when a slab of the bridge that connects Andheri East to Andheri West fell on to the tracks. According to a local resident, the fire began on the 10th floor and spread to … Office-goers, for whom local trains are the lifeline for daily commuting, bore the maximum brunt of the incident as many of them could not reach their work places. Jet Airways said that travellers can expect a delay in arrival and departure by up to 30 minutes until 3 pm. #MumbaiRains. Commuters travelling from Andheri East to West are advised to follow  Bisleri junction- Teli Galli - Surve Chowk - Andheri subway - S  V road, #GokhaleBridgeCollapse Commuters travelling from West to East could also take JVPD - Sujay hospital junction - BMW junction - slip road of Rajiv Gandhi flyover - S V road - Capt Gore flyover - adhar junction - Parla junction - WEH. He also expressed regret over the unfortunate incident and said that a thorough probe will be carried out by the commissioner of railway safety. According to Accuweather, more rains will lash the western coast throughout the week, which can also result in flash floods and travel disruptions. Additional buses have been arranged for commuters between Borivali-Bandra, Bandra-Andheri/Goregaon and Dadar-Goregaon. A fire broke out at a building in Andheri in the early morning hours on Wednesday. While Mumbai is expected to receive heavy rainfall in some areas on Wednesday and Thursday, "heavy to very heavy rainfall" is likely on Friday and Saturday, for which the IMD has marked "alert". AdvisoryCommuters might face traffic congestion on roads leading to the Airport. The harbour line passengers have been allowed to travel freely on CR. According to latest reports, at least 1 person has been injured in the Andheri bridge collapse. Mumbai has been witnessing constant heavy rains for over 18 hours now and according to reports rainfall has crossed 90mm in some parts of the city, Intermittent heavy rains are expected to continue today. Elphinstone First, Now Andheri |  This incident comes a year after 23 deaths in a stampede and eventual collapse on the Elphinstone Road foot overbridge on September 29, 2017. He also said that it seems that incessant rain caused cracks in the FOB, which later resulted in the collapse. In a tweet, Mumbai Police said the trains on Western line were affected, with traffic below the bridge stopped for now. Traffic on the West-East stretch is terrible, as commuters from different parts of the city have reported. In a tweet, Mumbai Police said the trains on Western line were affected, with traffic below the bridge stopped for now. In this case, the bridge was under the jurisdiction of the BMC. A portion of dilapidated three storey building collapsed in Kurla’s Mehtab Lane on Thursday afternoon.According to preliminary information, no injuries have been reported in the incident. According to Mumbai Police, waterlogging has been reported at Santacruz Chembur Link Road, Shyam Talav, Hindmata, Oberoi Mall, WEH, CST Road, Kurla, Mahim Junction, and Nehru Nagar bridge. Part of the Gokhale bridge, a crossing which connects Andheri East to West, gave in at around 7.30 am. Roads have been blocked, says Andheri residents. He spplied brakes at the right time, saving dozens of lives, otherwise, the debris may have fallen on the crowded train. A portion of dilapidated three storey building collapsed in Kurla’s Mehtab Lane on Thursday afternoon.According to preliminary information, no injuries have been reported in the incident. 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