Residents cleaning mud from the streets.

Submerged cars and flooded streets after heavy rain in Sicily

Rescue operations helped people trapped in submerged cars after Messina in Sicily was battered by heavy rain and flooding.

Rescue operations helped people trapped in submerged cars after Messina in Sicily was battered by heavy rain and flooding.

In the S. Antonio district of Barcellona-Pozzo di Gotto, streets transformed into rivers. Mayors urged residents to stay in their homes in municipalities hit by the flooding.

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