Building is inhabited by five to six families.
Multi-storey building that housed Mumbai, India collapsed in the pouring rain. Eight people were declared dead and dozens more injured.The collapsed six-story building is the home of five or six families. The building is actually under construction.The families chose to stay there. While other families followed the staff’s advice to move temporarily during the repair process.Initially, it was discovered that two people died on Thursday night last week. After rescue workers conducted a search, six bodies were found buried in the rubble, quoted from Channel News Asia.
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Some people are trapped behind rubble.
Some of them leaned on the part of the building that was still standing.“The risk of a second collapse cannot be ruled out,” said the Head of the Mumbai City Fire Service, P.S. Jaws.Previously, several buildings in the village area in Malad also collapsed due to heavy rain. Two people were killed in the incident including a child, while many were injured.
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Every year, heavy rains which flush Mumbai often tear down a number of buildings both small and large. So many conclude that building construction in Mumbai is not suitable for habitation.Heavy rains that hit Mumbai forced officials to increase the level of disaster to be red from orange. Also called for alarms throughout the city.