Floating restaurant capsizes off Mumbai, no casualties

Ark deck bar

Mumbai, May 26: Popular floating restaurant ‘Ark Deck Bar’, off the coast near Bandra, capsized and sank partially on Friday evening under the possible impact of huge tidal waves trigged by the Mekunu Cyclone, police said.

Ark Deck Bar’, off the coast near Bandra, capsized and sank partially on Friday evening under the possible impact of huge tidal waves trigged by Cyclone Mekunu, police said.

At least 15 people on board, mostly crew, were immediately rescued as the vessel tilted dangerously this evening and were taken ashore in small motorboats, according to an official of Bandra Police station.

 

The ‘Ark Deck Bar’ floatel, a luxurious offshore dining and party attraction, has a capacity of around 150 people and was anchored some distance off the Bandra Jetty, offering a magnificent view of the Mumbai skyline and the Rajiv Gandhi Bandra Worli Sea Link nearby.

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