Actuality test: Is the viral online video of Mumbai’s Trident resort collapsing owing to cyclone Tauktae from India?

Reality Test

oi-Madhuri Adnal


New Delhi, May 18: The landfall system of the eye of incredibly critical cyclonic storm Tauktae, which strike the Gujarat coastline in Saurashtra region involving Diu and Una, finished all-around midnight, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday.

Fact check: Is the viral video of Mumbais Trident hotel collapsing due to cyclone Tauktae from India?

Even so, a viral online video exhibits trees and structures of a developing collapse onto a parking whole lot, destroying the vehicles parked there has been executing the rounds on social media.

The video promises that the visuals were taken outside the Trident Lodge at Nariman Stage in Mumbai.

This comes as Cyclone Tauktae wreak havoc in Maharashtra and appreciable problems to residence has been witnessed in the coastal parts.

Nonetheless, the claim is phony. Official clarification states that no incident of tree/structure tumble on cars is described in the vicinity of Trident resort in Mumbai. Movie circulating on social media is untrue.

AIR News Mumbai formally mentioned that no these incident of damage was reported around Trident resort in Mumbai.

Also multiple users said that the movie was of July 2020 and the incident in worry took location in amid torrential rain in Saudi Arabia’s Medina.

Actuality Look at


Movie demonstrating cars being crushed as part of a developing falls on it was taken in front of Mumbai’s Trident Lodge right after Cyclone Tauktae whipped via the coastal metropolis.


The incident took position in amid torrential rain in Saudi Arabia’s Medina.

Story initially printed: Tuesday, Could 18, 2021, 8:45 [IST]