— An official from the Disaster Management Unit said fire brigades and other agencies have been mobilised to clear the debris. 5:28 PM, 16 Jul Civic officials said the building was built by Shankar Sarin. No casualties have been reported. An official from Disaster Management Unit said that fire brigade jawans and other agencies have been mobilised to clear the debris. Mumbai: Fire breaks out at Andheri building, two people dead; Mumbai: Fire breaks out at Andheri building, two people dead Officials said the fire broke out in Kadam Nagar at a Slum Rehabilitation Authority building. The injured have been sent to Cooper hospital, Pramod Babar, senior police inspector from Andheri told Firstpost. Raigad building collapse: The NDRF conducts rescue operations to search for trapped residents of Tarique Garden. Extra buses have been arranged from the Andheri bus station, for example, bus no 84 and 24," bus conductor Umesh Giri (32) told Firstpost. Piyush Goyal says Gokhale bridge was not in bad shape. Harbour line passengers are allowed to travel on Central Railway main line suburban section.Please travel without panicking. 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. 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. All costs of their treatment will also be borne by the government. He said that the joint audit will be conducted under the leadership of experts from IIT Bombay. In a tweet, Mumbai Police said the trains on Western line were affected, with traffic below the bridge stopped for now. One injured and several are feared trapped. #MumbaiBridgeCollapse #MumbaiRains pic.twitter.com/hXzGUKbtlo. Our officers have reached to the spot and accessing the situation," he said. BEST has said it will run more buses to make up for the disruption in train services. Here’s a look at the key developments so far: — One person is said to be injured. Meanwhile, BMC PRO Vijay Khabale said that the corporation will clarify its stand during a press conference at 4 pm. A revised schedule will be announced later. Heavy overnight rains and waterlogging in many areas is suspected to be the cause of the crash of the structure, known as the Gokhale Bridge, on S.V. Search operations are on by the fire brigade and other rescue agencies, including the NDRF. One killed, two injured in wall collapse in Thane  | A 35-year-old man was killed and two other persons were seriously injured when the compound wall of a housing society collapsed amid heavy rains in the city, an official said today. Part of Gokhale Bridge, connecting Andheri East to West has collapsed affecting the overhead wires too.Trains on the western line are affected.BMC,Fire Brigade as well as RPF Staff & Officers are deputed on spot for support.Traffic above & below the bridge is stopped for now pic.twitter.com/LMcKmwyDCh. The two patients, one man and woman, need surgery. 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. In a tweet, Mumbai Police said the trains on Western line were affected, with traffic below the bridge stopped for now. India: Deadly building collapse near Mumbai, many feared trapped. Directed Officials to speed up repair work: Piyush Goyal | Part of Road Over Bridge has fallen on tracks near Andheri Station impacting rail traffic. 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. Crowd management machinery on Central Railway stations have been strengthened. A portion of the Andheri Road overbridge collapesd on the Western Railway tracks, hitting the suburban train services on Tuesday morning peak hours, an official said. Two passers-by were reportedly injured in the incident, civic sources said. Meanwhile, BMC PRO Vijay Khabale said that the corporation will clarify its stand during a press conference at 4 pm. Earlier today, a ground-plus-three chawl collapsed in Malad around 2.30 pm. A portion of the road-over-bridge connecting Andheri East-West, Gokhale Bridge, collapsed around 7:45 am on Tuesday, bringing Western Line services to a complete halt. Serious crunch of cabs. pic.twitter.com/k5PmiRBDWn. Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal had stated that the CRS will submit his report within 15 days of the collapse at Andheri, which occurred on July 3. Fire services personnel and NDRF teams are the spot. A portion of Andheri Road overbridge collapese on the Western Railway tracks, hitting the suburban train services on Tuesday morning peak hours, an official 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. In yet another disastrous incident, three people have been killed and five were injured when a four-storey building collapsed in Mumbai on Saturday. Trains services on Mumbai's Western Railways came to a standstill after a portion of a road-over bridge collapsed at the suburban Andheri station. The incident occurred at around 11 am in Vishal Housing Society in Cama Park locality of the western suburb, an official said. Please travel without panicking," tweets Central Railways. 3 teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are engaged in rescue operations. Raigad Building Collapse HIGHLIGHTS:At least 16 people died after a building collapsed in a residential area of Mahad in Maharashtra’s Raigad district on Monday. Part of the bridge, which connects Andheri East to Andheri West, on the arterial route collapsed amid heavy rains at 7:30am. (I have) directed officials to speed up repair work and rapidly restore traffic in close coordination with other departments. CM asked CP to ensure smooth traffic movement and also asked BMC commissioner to increase frequency of BEST buses for convenience of commuters. The report will be prepared by the Commissioner of Rail Safety within the next 15 days. "Trains on the western line are affected.BMC,Fire Brigade as well as RPF Staff & Officers are deputed on spot for support.Traffic above and below the bridge is stopped for now," Mumbai police confirmed in a tweet. 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MUMBAI: A four-storey building collapsed in Mumbai's Dongri area on Tuesday leaving 11 dead and over 40 people trapped under debris. Road. There were no immediate reports of any casualties as search operations were launched by the Fire Brigade and other rescue agencies. At least 10 dead and 20-25 people feared trapped after three-storey residential building collapsed in Bhiwandi. The harbour line passengers have been allowed to travel freely on CR. Four fire tenders have been rushed to the spot. Firstpost - All Rights Reserved. Santacruz-Chembur Link Road after overnight rains as shot by a commuter. 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". While a portion of a two-storey building collapsed … Expressing regret over the accident, he said it was "very unfortunate" and "most unexpected". 3 teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are engaged in rescue operations. Employees have been asked to stay home. Mumbai's Dabbawalas have suspended all their tiffin box deliveries on Tuesday on the WR routes but would continue on other routes. Don't believe in rumours. At least 23 people have been rescued and sent to a nearby hospital while a search operation is underway. Andheri wall collapse damages cars, 3 incidents in Mumbai The metropolis also saw two other incidents of wall collapse amid heavy rains since Friday, injuring five persons. At least five people suffered injuries, two are critical. Mumbai Police issues a traffic advisory for commuters travelling towards the airport. Explore more on Mumbai Building Collapse. "Commuters might face traffic congestion on roads leading to the Airport. The existing facilities are not being maintained properly. Mumbai Congress urges its volunteers to help in the rescue operation. After the incident, 445 bridges were audited for the safety. 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. With railways lines held up, extra buses come to the rescue of stranded commuters. In a minute, the building was reduced to rubble and debris,” said Sunanda Kadam, resident of an adjoining building. Private weather forecaster Skymet Weather said that between 8.30 am on Monday and 5.30 am on Tuesday, Santacruz recorded 97 millimetres of rains. Five people were killed after a portion of a building collapse at Mumbai's Fort area on Thursday. In a shocking incident, four people including a 4-year-old boy have been injured after a portion of a slab of building collapsed in Andheri West on Sunday. “Piyush” building was located in Dahisar area of Mumbai suburban railway. At least four to five persons are presumed to be trapped after a building collapsed in Mumbai's Kandivali West area in the wee hours of Sunday. In a tweet, Mumbai Police said the trains on Western line were affected, with traffic below the bridge stopped for now. Directed officials to speed up repair work and rapidly restore traffic in close coordination with other departments. Crowd management machinery on Central Railway stations have been strengthened. Fadnavis has also asked the "BMC commissioner to increase frequency of BEST buses for convenience of commuters. Daily commuters have been left stranded in Mumbai rain during morning rush hour after the partial collapse of Gokhale road overbridge disrupted services of the Western Railway. What is worse is that the authorities have yet again failed at preempting the situation. ", The part of the Gokhale bridge which collapsed on Tuesday morning after heavy rains. Six to 10  trains pass from the crowded station every minute, however, the presence of mind and quick reflexes of a Western Railways' motorman averted a major tragedy today, when a footover bridge collapsed. At least four to five persons are presumed to be trapped after a building collapsed in Mumbai's Kandivali West area in the wee hours of Sunday. Plan your journey accordingly so that you are in time to catch your flight. Flight services were affected at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport due to the weather condition in Mumbai. The wall collapsed at around 11:53 … — Mumbai's iconic dabbawalas have suspended all their tiffin box deliveries for Tuesday on the Western Railway routes, but would continue on other routes. Death toll rises to 4 in the Kesarbhai building collapse in Dongri, Mumbai, today. Railway tracks submerged under water at Sion Railway Station following heavy rainfall, #Mumbai: Railway tracks submerged under water at Sion Railway Station following heavy rainfall. More concrete was being added on the 24th floor too. 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. 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. A multi-storey building collapsed in south Mumbai's Dongri area on Tuesday morning. Western railway operations come to halt. According to latest reports, at least 1 person has been injured in the Andheri bridge collapse. Sign up for a weekly curated briefing of the most important strategic affairs stories from across the world. Gokhale road overbridge, which connects Andheri East to Andheri West, on the arterial route collapsed amid heavy rains in Mumbai. Latest reports have said that at least 5 people have been injured when part of the Gokhale Bridge collapsed near Andheri Railway Station on Tuesday morning. According to reports, a part of a bridge in Andheri West collapsed on Tuesday. #MumbaiRains. The Mumbai Fire Brigade, city police and ambulance services were deployed at the site to remove the debris. Road. Footover bridge collapses at Andheri station. Harbour line passengers are allowed to travel on Central Railway main line suburban section. Report. Western Railway shares helpline numbers for commuters, Police dogs assist in the rescue operation at Andheri station. Heavy overnight rains and waterlogging in many areas is suspected to be the cause of the crash of the structure, known as the Gokhale Bridge, on S.V. In a tweet, Mumbai Police said the trains on Western line were affected, with traffic below the bridge stopped for now. "We urge our volunteers in and around Andheri area to help in the rescue operations," tweets Mumbai Congress. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Earlier today, a ground-plus-three chawl collapsed in Malad around 2.30 pm. The incident took place at around 8:38 pm when some part of a vacated building collapsed on another residential bldg at Shirley Rajan Road, Near Rizvi Architecture College and Kalpana building, Bandra ( W). 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. Four people were injured in the incident. 7 months ago | 2 views. A bridge collapse at Andheri during morning peak hours has inconvenienced common Mumbaikars to say the least. Check them here. Piyush Goyal announces Rs 5 lakh reward for railway official who saved many lives, A major tragedy was averted at the Andheri station after the bridge collapse. Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Sikkim and Bihar are also expected to receive "heavy to very heavy" rains. Spot visuals from Andheri, where a part of Gokhale Bridge collapsed earlier today. Railway minister Piyush Goyal reached the site of the incident to review the situation. 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. Two people were injured in the incident. Railway minister Piyush Goyal lauded him and announced a Rs 5 lakh reward for saving lives. 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. Mumbai Police issued an advisory for commuters travelling to the airport: "Plan your journey accordingly so that you are in time to catch your flight. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that the entire structure crumbled because it was a cantilever beam-supported structure. According to RPF and police authorities it will take at least four to five hours to fix the railway line starting from Andheri station. The stretch was affected after part of road overbridges near Andheri collapsed on Tuesday morning. Sanjay Nirupam says railways authorities failed to learn from Elphinstone stampede incident, In a video message, Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam said, "It is evident that the railway authorities have failed to learn anything from the Elphinstone tragedy. Due to this traffic of Western Railway is held up on all lines between Goregaon & Bandra stations, while local trains are running beyond Goregaon & between Bandra & Churchgate. As per initial reports, one person has been injured in the accident. 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  5:28 PM, 16 Jul CM @Dev_Fadnavis spoke to @CPMumbaiPolice and BMC commissioner on #GokhaleBridgeCollapse incident. Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Train services on Mumbai's Western Railway came to a standstill between the Bandra and Goregaon stations after a portion of a road-over bridge collapsed at the suburban Andheri station. — According to Western Railway, overhead equipment has been damaged and a team of engineers are working to restore it. Scores of passengers have been left stranded in Mumbai rain during morning rush hour after the partial collapse disrupted services of the Western Railway. Death toll rises to 4 in the Kesarbhai building collapse in Dongri, Mumbai, today. The building was said to be dilapidated and its residents had engaged a builder to redevelop the property. He has ordered an independent enquiry into the accident. Serious crunch of cabs. However, later authorities claimed that the building … 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. Afterwards, he told reporters that the government will give Rs 1 lakh compensation to all the injured. Jet Airways said that travellers can expect a delay in arrival and departure by up to 30 minutes until 3 pm. Employees have been asked to stay home. It is suspected that some people are trapped under the debris of the collapsed overbridge, a senior fire brigade official said, adding that a search and rescue operation is underway. '. Civic body resolved its disagreement with the Railways and agreed to pay the cost of revamp The on-going audit of road over bridges - since the Andheri bridge collapse - … In this case, the bridge was under the jurisdiction of the BMC. Add to that heavy rains and you have a perfect recipe for chaos. In a minute, the building was reduced to rubble and debris,” said Sunanda Kadam, resident of an adjoining building. Subhash Talekar, spokesperson of the Mumbai Dabbawala Association, said, "Due to the bridge collapse at Andheri station that has left a lot of dabbawalas stranded, their services are being suspended for the day." A portion of the road-over-bridge connecting Andheri East-West, Gokhale Bridge, collapsed around 7:45 am on Tuesday, bringing Western Line services to a complete halt. 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. MUMBAI: A four-storey building collapsed in Mumbai's Dongri area on Tuesday leaving 11 dead and over 40 people trapped under debris. Plan your journey accordingly so that you are in time to catch your flight," tweets Mumbai Police. Spot visuals from Andheri, where a part of Gokhale Bridge collapsed earlier today. July 03, 2018 19:11:34 IST. Add to that heavy rains and you have a perfect recipe for chaos. — He added that incessant rain seems to have caused cracks in the brudge, which later resulted in the collapse. A fire broke out at a building in Andheri in the early morning hours on Wednesday. The collapse of the building occurred while shoring was being removed from freshly poured concrete between the 22nd and 23rd floors of the building. The monsoon covered the entire country on 29 June as it reached Sriganganagar, its last outpost in the country located in west Rajasthan, 17 days ahead of its normal onset date of 15 July. 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. The building was said to be dilapidated and its residents had engaged a builder to redevelop the property. A portion of a four-storey Bharti Building on Shirley Rajan Road in Bandra collapsed on Monday evening (August 17). 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. Mumbai Rains Latest Updates: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced Rs 1 lakh compensation for all the victims who were injured. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis asked CP to ensure smooth traffic movement and also asked BMC commissioner to increase the frequency of BEST buses for the convenience of commuters. Meanwhile, extremely heavy rain is very likely over Assam and Meghalaya on Tuesday. Texas partial building collapse leaves at least 3 dead, 1 injured The injured worker was taken to a local area hospital in “stable condition,” fire officials said A section of a bridge collapsed in at Andheri station in Mumbai this morning following incessant rain, hitting train traffic. NDRF team at Andheri road overbridge collapse site. Part of the bridge collapsed at Andheri station. Among five injured, 4 are men and 1 woman, Mumbai Police told Firstpost. I have also ordered an enquiry by Commissioner of Rail Safety. Overhead Equipment (OHE) have been damaged and a team of engineers have swung into action to restore it,  chief PRO of Western Railway Ravinder Bhakar told PTI. Road Overbridge collapses in Andheri; One Injured, Several Feared Trapped |  Train services of the Western Railway came to a halt after a part of a road overbridge (FOB) collapsed on Tuesday, an official said. On Friday, polling was held for 1,25,709 seats, for which nominations had been received from 3,56,221 candidates, Biden slammed the outgoing president's record, saying the former real estate mogul had 'unleashed an all-out assault on the institutions of our democracy from the outset', In Photos: Pro-Trump supporters swarm US Capitol in attempt to overturn election results; one woman dead, dozens arrested. Emergency responders were rushed to Mumbai's Fort area where the building collapsed … He, however, added that the bridge wasn't in bad shape and it was last reviewed in 2017. Reports said that at least one person has been injured. Even as citizens blamed Shiv Sena-controlled Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation or BMC for the collapse of the railway overbridge near Andheri station today, the local Shiv Sena MLA has pointed out that Indian Railways does not allow BMC to carry out repair and maintenance on overbridges. Part of the bridge, which connects Andheri East to Andheri West, on the arterial route collapsed amid heavy rains at 7:30am. Roads have been blocked, says Andheri residents. However, an officer from the rail safety department will conduct an inquiry into the incident.". Speaking to the media, railway minister Piyush Goyal said that he has ordered a joint safety audit, which will be conducted both by the BMC and the railways to determine if any other bridges are under a similar threat. BEST has said it will run more buses to make up for the disruption in train services. Around 40-50 people are said to be trapped inside the structure. “I was preparing lunch when I saw the building collapse through my kitchen window. ", Andheri bridge collapse traffic updates: Commuters travelling from West to East, 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, Traffic updates for commuters travelling from Andheri East to West, Traffic updates after Gokhale footbridge collapse in Andheri, 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, Video of the collapsed bridge near Andheri station, Firstpost could not independently verify this video, Trains from Mira Road station on the Western Line delayed, At least 1 injured as Andheri bridge collapses. Issued a press conference at 4 pm fell down towards Andheri East to Andheri,... 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