HIGHLIGHTS WESTERN REGION AT 5 PM

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Mumbai, Jul 18 (PTI) Top stories from western region at 5 pm.

BOM7 MH-RAINS-3RD LD MUMBAI Mumbai rain fury: 25 die in house collapses after landslides Mumbai: Twenty five people died in house collapses triggered by landslides following incessant overnight rains in Mumbai, which caused severe water logging and disruption of suburban train services and vehicular traffic in the financial capital on Sunday, officials said.

BOM10 MH-RAINS-CM Mumbai rain havoc: Maha CM announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia for kin of deceased Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday expressed grief over the loss of lives in house collapses triggered by landslides following heavy overnight rains in Mumbai and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh for the kin of each of the victims.

BOM9 MH-ED-DESHMUKH Money laundering probe: ED searches 2 homes of ex-Maha home minister Anil Deshmukh Nagpur: The Enforcement Directorate conducted searches at two residences of former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh in Nagpur district on Sunday as part of a probe into a money laundering case, a police official said.

BOM13 MH-TRAIN-SENIOR CITIZEN Maha: Driver halts train in time, saves life of elderly man crossing tracks Mumbai: A senior citizen crossing rail tracks at Kalyan station near here on Sunday was saved when the drivers of a Mumbai-Varanasi train applied emergency brakes in the nick of time after being alerted by a rail official, the Central Railway said.

BOM11 GJ-RAINS Heavy rain batters south Gujarat; IMD forecasts more showers Valsad: Heavy rains pounded parts of south Gujarat on Sunday, throwing normal live out of gear and causing water-logging at a number of places in Valsad, Vapi and Navsari.

BES10 MH-RAJ THACKERAY-BJP Raj Thackeray, Maha BJP head meet in Nashik Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray and BJP state president Chandrakant Patil met in Nashik on Sunday.

BES9 MH-RAINS-MUMBAI-BMC Mumbai rains: Water complex hit, boil drinking water, BMC tells citizens Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Sunday asked citizens to boil water before drinking as heavy rains over the last two days had led to flooding in the water purification complex at Bhandup. PTI NSK NSK

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