Pics: British-Era Bridge Collapses On Mumbai-Goa Highway Due To Heavy Rain

Updated: August 03, 2016 12:16 IST

Over 20 people are reported missing after a British-era bridge collapsed on the Mumbai-Goa highway late night because of heavy rain. Two buses and several vehicles plunged into the river near Raigad district near Mumbai.

Pics: British-Era Bridge Collapses On Mumbai-Goa Highway Due To Heavy Rain
British-era bridge collapsed on the Mumbai-Goa highway.
Pics: British-Era Bridge Collapses On Mumbai-Goa Highway Due To Heavy Rain
Top view of the collapsed bridge and overflowing river.
Pics: British-Era Bridge Collapses On Mumbai-Goa Highway Due To Heavy Rain
There were two parallel bridges. One is a new bridge and one constructed during the British era. The old one collapsed
Pics: British-Era Bridge Collapses On Mumbai-Goa Highway Due To Heavy Rain
Ariel view from a chopper of the British era bridge that has collapsed.
Pics: British Era Bridge Collapses On Mumbai-Goa Highway Due To Heavy Rain
The bridge, built more than seven decades ago crashed around 1 am after flood waters rushed into the river Savitri.
Pics: British Era Bridge Collapses On Mumbai-Goa Highway Due To Heavy Rain
Rescue operations on for buses and private cars are believed to have plunged into the flooded river.
Pics: British Era Bridge Collapses On Mumbai-Goa Highway Due To Heavy Rain
Around 80 rescuers and divers have been sent to the spot, said the National Disaster Response Force.
Pics: British Era Bridge Collapses On Mumbai-Goa Highway Due To Heavy Rain
Chetak helicopter has been launched by the Coast Guard to help search for the missing vehicles.
Pics: British Era Bridge Collapses On Mumbai-Goa Highway Due To Heavy Rain
Local people watched as the rescue mission was on with the help of choppers.
Pics: British Era Bridge Collapses On Mumbai-Goa Highway Due To Heavy Rain
Chopper conducts rescue mission from the raging river under the bridge on Mumbai-Goa highway.

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