Italy: drone footage shows extent of landslide damage

Drone footage released on Sunday (November 27) shows the extent of the devastation caused by severe flooding and landslides in parts of Italy’s Liguria region.

In Rezzo, a small village in Liguria, a landslide caused by the heavy rains destroyed houses, which collapsed under the pressure of a stream of mud and rubble.

Hundreds of people have been displaced in northwest Italy after days of torrential rain caused severe flooding and landslides in a number of towns, especially in the regions of Liguria and Piedmont.