After the heatwave in parts of Europe came the storms… and casualties.
Four people were reported dead in northern Italy over the weekend as the weather turned violent.
First a mudslide near the ski resort of Cortina d’Ampezzo swept a woman to her death on Saturday. On Sunday three men were killed, two of them when strong winds brought down trees, the other by lightning.
Clean-up operations have been underway in Austria after heavy rain. The Grossarital Valley in the state of Salzburg was once again reported to be accessible after being cut off. Styria and Tyrol were also badly affected.