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Heavy rains are continuing to wreak havoc across northern and central Italy causing widespread flooding and loss of life.
On Wednesday in Tuscany
After Genoa, heavy rains hit the Emilia Romagna region on Monday October 11. The Baganza river flooded the south-west part of Parma, causing flooding
There is controversy in the Italian city of Genoa after flooding that left one man dead and millions of euros worth of damage.
It has been revealed
A 57- year-old man has died in Italy after flash floods hit the port city of Genoa.
One of the city’s
Four people were killed and around 20 more were injured when a violent downpour caused a flash flood in northen Italy late on Saturday.
It is hardly what you imagine when you think of Italy in the summer.
But the north of the country has been hit by abnormally abundant rain.
Heavy rain and strong winds have struck central Italy causing severe flooding in parts of Rome and surrounding areas.
Roads were closed as torrents
Residents in Senigallia, in the central Le Marche region of Italy, rolled up their sleeves and started cleaning up after unprecedented floods swept
Rescue teams in the central Italian town of Senigallia have been wading through streets filled with water to bring aid to residents in the aftermath
Floods in central Italy have left behind massive destruction.
In the town of Capena near Rome, a large crater was left after a huge mudslide caused
Heavy rain has continued to lash central and northern Italy.
In Rome people were forced onto roofs to escape flooding, a woman about to give birth
Heavy snow has stranded scores of drivers in Serbia as exceptionally bad weather hit central and eastern Europe.
Strong winds caused deep snow
Serious flooding around the Arno River has swamped the Italian cities of Pisa and Florence in Friday.
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Record rainfall in south-eastern France has led to floods in which two people have died – one person in his cellar, another was swept away in his car
The southern Italian town of Montescagliosa has been bit by a major landslide, causing significant damage to local infrastructure.
Seventy-eight-year-old Sanna Biddau has her neighbour to thank for helping her escape her flooded home in the cyclone-battered town of Olbia
In cyclone-battered Sardinia, there is some anger at the authorities among residents who say help has been slow to arrive.
At least 16 people were
The first funerals are taking place on Wednesday of those killed by a cyclone and severe flooding on Sardinia.
The holiday island, usually known
The death toll in the flash floods on the Italian island of Sardinia is now up to 16 according to officials and rescue workers are still searching
Sardinia has started the long process of recovery after being hit by Cyclone Cleopatra.
The storm brought 45 centimetres of rainfall in just 90