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Landslide on Mumbai-Pune expressway, rains in Raigad

NAVI MUMBAI: Various parts of Raigad district witnessed unseasonal rains and hail on Wednesday afternoon, which also partially affected the Mumbai-Pune expressway due to a landslide.Raigad police officials informed that at around 5.30pm, an advertising hoarding fixed to a hill slope next to the expressway in Khandala section suddenly fell done on the road where the traffic was moving towards Mumbai. “Due to the sudden rains, the hoarding’s base supports somehow became weak, and it fell down, which caused a traffic jam. No accidents have taken place due to this incident,” said an official.

Tiny snow pellets and hail also fell in parts of Karjat and Khalapur in Raigad.

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