Much of Italy is under alert for flooding from heavy rains, a problem exacerbated by a lack of maintenance of the country's many river beds.
Along with the arrival of December could be the arrival of a fresh wave of cold polar air, according to weather experts.
Winds could hit 90 km/h.
Stormy weather pounded Italy over the weekend causing flash floods and evacuations in the country's northwest
Weather warnings are in place across Ireland and the UK for the parts of the weekend as the remnants of a former Category 5 hurricane make landfall.
Adverse weather across Europe has caused flash flooding and mudslides, injuring several and destroying homes and businesses.
Heavy rain battered east China's Zhejiang Province on Tuesday, flooding roads and farmland.
Thousands of people have been displaced within the Rohingya refugee camps of Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh over the last few days after heavy monsoon rains started last Thursday (July 4) causing flooding and landslides.
Gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms struck overnight in Halkidiki region, a popular tourist destination in the summer.
Hail blanketed roads in Mexico's Guadalajara that covered some parts of the city in ice 1.5 metres deep.
Up to 3.8 centimetres of rain fell during a 30-minute period in the western part of the city, according to the National Weather Service.
It looks like winter, but it's early June: an exceptional hailstorm sees the streets Puglia, in Southern Italy, covered in several centimetres of ice
There's nothing like a downpour to damp the spirits.
Russia says wildfires in the Siberia region are under control but at least 25 people have been hurt and over 80 homes destroyed
Torrential rains doused Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday (April 9), killing at least three people and sowing chaos in Brazil's second largest city, which declared a state of emergency.
Dramatic footage showed a traffic bridge being washed away as a heavy storm lashed New Zealand's West Coast on Tuesday (March 26).
His car got stuck during a historic blizzard in central Oregon, with some areas getting as much as 20 inches of snow, a local media outlet reported.
Gale force winds have caused havoc along the Adriatic coastline as a wall collapsed killing two people and a tree toppled onto a car.
A state of emergency has been declared in parts of Bosnia as severe flooding sweeps through the country
Italian firefighters rescue 200 people trapped in snowy motorway
The extreme cold weather in the United States Midwest has frozen rivers and turned ordinary objects into “ice sculptures”.
Who are 'Strandjutters' and why were they allowed to take items that washed up on the Dutch coast?
A massive dust storm hovered over central New South Wales in Australia on New Year's eve (December 31)
Dramatic video shows several lorries that toppled aboard a P&O ferry between Scotland and Northern Ireland this morning amid 'extreme weather conditions'
Videos and photos posted to social media show an enormous waterspout that formed off the coast of Italy's Vietri Sul Mare
Jordan hit by new deadly floods