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Landslides block Mumbai-Goa road
August 04, 2004 17:46 IST
Landslides triggered by incessant rains at Sukheki Khind on the Mumbai-Goa road, 55 km from Alibaug, led to the closure of the national highway on Wednesday.
Three persons were rescued from a private bungalow, which was surrounded by flood waters, at village Damote in the district, police said.
Mahad town remained cut off from the rest of the word for the third consecutive day.
The bridge connecting Khopoli-Pali via Gambhulpada at Gambhulpada was submerged under four to six feet of water from the river Amba.
The road from village Kalamb to Neral was also closed as water is flowing over the Dhiwali bridge.
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