GOA: Two landslides at Anmod Ghat Road Closed bring traffic

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GOA: Two landslides at Anmod Ghat Road Closed bring traffic | Goa: Anmod Ghat Road closed due to heavy landslide, flood | Anmod Ghat Road Closed | traffic

Anmod Ghat Road Closed

One landslide occurred 8km from the Goa border checkpost at Mollem and the other a kilometre away

Due to the continuous heavy rains in Goa, life is suffering. In such a situation, landslides are also happening everywhere. A heart-wrenching video of the landslide surfaced on social media. Debris fell on a train between Dudhsagar and Sonalium railway stations on the South Western Railway (SWR) route.

The debris was so much that more than half of the train got buried under it, and the 01134 Mangaluru Junction-CSMT Mumbai train derailed. However, there is no report of any casualty of any passenger in this incident.

Anmod Ghat Road Closed

Another landslide occurred at the same time between Dudhsagar and Karanjali railway stations, officials said. SWR officials said the Mangaluru-Mumbai train was running on the diverted route on SWR when the engine and the first coach derailed.

Passengers of the derailed coaches were shifted to other coaches and the train was called back to Kulem railway station. 02780 Nizamuddin-Vasco train was stopped between Dudhsagar and Karanjali station and later brought to Castle rock railway station. Passengers were taken to different places by bus. At the same time, the work of repair of the track has been started.

A woman was killed and nearly 1,000 houses were damaged in a flood-related incident in Goa following heavy rains and rising water levels in rivers. Hundreds of people have been safely evacuated from low-lying areas.

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