'My son Federico tried to save his little sister, but both died,’ says Giuseppe Giordano, Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile. https://www.foxnews.com/world/storm-in-italy-beach-debris-flying-freak-weather In total, 17 people have been killed by the storms. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. A vicious storm which raged across Sicily yesterday is not expected to affect the Maltese islands the Meteorological Office revealed. Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte said a German couple were swept away by flood waters near Agrigento, a tourist town known for its ancient Greek temples. Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate? Stunning pictures have emerged showing a huge thunderstorm looming over Venice, plunging the Italian city into darkness like a scene from Independence Day. Read our full mailing list consent terms here. L'Aquila, damage to Chiesa delle Anime Sante. A road in Rome was partially closed to traffic due to large branches blocking some of the roadway. A 41-year-old Belgian man was among the dead after a tree fell on his tent at a Rainbow Gathering counter-cultural summer camp in … Two young people died south of Rome because a tree fell on their car. www.severe-weather.eu Severe weather outlooks and nowcasting, severe event reports and online resources for severe weather in Europe. Maximum temperature yesterday: 54 °F (at 2:20 pm) Minimum temperature yesterday: 36 °F (at 7:50 am) Average temperature yesterday: 43 °F. Three-quarters of Venice flooded as six die in storms across Italy. FLOODS killed 12 people on the island of Sicily, including nine members of a single family, pushing Italy’s week-long storm toll beyond 30, rescuers say. 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Jun 26, 2004 1,104 2 5 Italy/Tornado Alley www.cacciatoriditornado.it. Three people died in freak accidents Sunday as violent storms raged in northern Italy at the end of a prolonged heatwave, police said. In a tweet on Sunday, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he was leaving to visit Sicily and that he was also in touch with officials about the situation in the north of the country. Please be respectful when making a comment and adhere to our Community Guidelines. "There was a river of water, I was knocked down and grabbed hold of a tree," Mr Giordano told reporters. Dozens of fires are burning out of control throughout Northern California as fire resources are spread thin, Students use their mobile phones as flashlights at an anti-government rally at Mahidol University in Nakhon Pathom. 4 November 2018. Turin Temperature Yesterday. 13,641 talking about this. Climate change; image copyright AFP. Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 3:03 PM - Violent storms battered Italy for a third consecutive day on Tuesday, killing at least 11 people, and flooding much of Venice. Start your Independent Premium subscription today. Mary Trump says president is a criminal and a TRAITOR like Robert E. 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ROME: The death toll from fierce storms battering Italy has risen to 11, civil protection authorities said Tuesday, as wild weather swept parts of Europe, leaving motorists and tourists stranded. Severe storms raging over entire Italy since October 28, 2018 claimed lives of at least 27 people in 7 days to November 3, 2018. 1/7 (Istagram/@milapetralli) Advertisement. Elsewhere in Sicily, at least two other people were missing after floodwaters swept away their cars, including a doctor heading to the hospital in the hill town of Corleone. Maximum temperature yesterday: 54 °F (at 1:20 pm) Minimum temperature yesterday: 32 °F (at 7:20 am) Average temperature yesterday: 42 °F. 18.1m members in the mildlyinteresting community. Two days of heavy flooding rains and high winds have left at least 11 dead in Italy. The deaths include a woman buried by a landslide after it consumed her home in … FLOODS killed 12 people on the island of Sicily, including nine members of a single family, pushing Italy’s week-long storm toll beyond 30, rescuers say. 04 November 2018 - 16:33 By afp. Italy storms: Two families killed in Sicily house. Yesterday's Storm Reports (20201130 1200 UTC - 20201201 1159 UTC) (Print Version)  201129 Reports 201201 Reports > Note: All Reports Are Considered Preliminary Related Topics. Strong winds toppled huge trees in Italy on Thursday.
The raging tempest also evoked a flurry of activity on social media as people rushed to share photos and videos from the afflicted regions, with hashtags #vento (wind) and #maltempo (bad weather) More from Laura Calleja. Mid level (orange) alerts have been issued for Sicily and northern eastern and southern Puglia. Giuseppe Giordano lost his wife, two of his children, his parents and a brother, hours after the family had gathered over the weekend at the property in Casteldaccia. Britain is facing further mayhem over the next 48 hours in the wake of Storm Ciara which battered Britain with winds of up to 100mph causing widespread flooding and travel chaos. Follow Sputnik's live feed from Venice as some 70 percent of the city is flooded due to a storm system driving water levels up to some of the highest ever seen there. Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium. News Germany: Storms halt trains, disrupt motorways, aviation. The flash storm could be blamed to an excess of warm air that contributed to the accumulation of clouds and massive amount of rainfall, with 74mm falling in just one hour. How many … At least 29 people were killed during a week of severe weather conditions and devastating flooding in Italy, the country's interior minister said Sunday. Posted with permission. Large hail in North Italy yesterday... Thread starter Andrea Griffa; Start date Sep 4, 2005; Forums. Facebook Twitter. Turin Temperature Yesterday. The same happened to someone in nearby Terracina and a walker in Naples. Storms in the Aosta valley, in north-west Italy, killed two people, aged 74 and 73, on Thursday when a tree fell on their car. Natural disasters in Italy. The twister occurred during violent storms that battered southern Italy, including Sardinia and Calabria. Snow is next forecast to fall in Italy over the next 2 days, in at least 50 Ski Resorts including Abetone, Breuil-Cervinia, Champoluc, Folgaria and Gressoney la Trinité. Additional reporting from Associated Press. The most insightful comments on all subjects will be published daily in dedicated articles. Everything you need to know about travelling to Italy. ... Thunderstorms hit Bari, a port city on the Adriatic Sea, yesterday as the bad weather continues to move eastwards. We are no longer accepting comments on this article. The northeastern province of Belluno has been particularly badly hit. 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His 15-year-old son had died trying to save his three-year-old daughter, he added. Storms across France, Italy and Greece over the weekend have killed at least six people, and left one more missing. 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Yesterday, the La Spezia and Tuscany areas of Italy suffered very heavy rainfall, triggering widespread floods and landslides.La Repubblica has some interesting video footage Three people died when their cars were swept away. Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters massed close to Thailand's royal palace, in a huge rally calling for PM Prayut Chan-O-Cha to step down and demanding reforms to the monarchy, Supporters of Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr maintain social distancing as they attend Friday prayers after the coronavirus disease restrictions were eased, in Kufa mosque, near Najaf, Iraq, A protester climbs on The Triumph of the Republic at 'the Place de la Nation' as thousands of protesters take part in a demonstration during a national day strike called by labor unions asking for better salary and against jobs cut in Paris, France, A fire raging near the Lazzaretto of Ancona in Italy. Massive clouds gathered over the north eastern city yesterday casting a shadow over its famed waterways and architecture. One landslide hit a truck in La Spezia. Nine people from two families have been killed on the Italian island of Sicily after their rented villa became submerged when a river burst its banks. MeteoWeb say that 160 mm of rain fell in the early hours of yesterday in Corigliano Calabro. Violent Storm Hits Italy. Italy has been hit by powerful storms that have left branches strewn across roads and flooding in some areas. Omnion Cultural fights for the independence of Catalonia, The Moria refugee camp, two days after Greece's biggest migrant camp, was destroyed by fire. 6.7k votes, 246 comments. Summary: Italy suffered very heavy rainfall yesterday, triggering landslides and floods. Rome streets turn to ice after epic hail storm batters Italy’s capital. Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. Italy’s civil protection agency (Protezione Civil) have issued … Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. Published: 06:24 EST, 26 July 2017 | Updated: 08:08 EST, 26 July 2017. A 44-year-old politician also died after the car he was travelling was hit by floodwater from the San Leonardo River. Chatterjee noted that the storms in Italy followed other devastating weather events this year, including hurricanes Florence and Michael in the United States and Super Typhoon Yutu that hit Guam and the Philippines. Italy storms: Two families killed in Sicily villa as river floods on southern island 'My son Federico tried to save his little sister, but both died,’ says Giuseppe Giordano Prosecutors have launched an investigation to determine whether the house was constructed in an area prone to flooding. Another rider positive as Giro heads toward uncertain finish. A vicious storm which raged across Sicily yesterday is not expected to affect the Maltese islands the Meteorological Office revealed. Part of the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday & Metro Media Group, Trump CALLS Georgia's Republican Gov. 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Storms have been hammering Italy for the last three days, causing unprecedented destruction and even taking a few lives. High & Low Weather Summary for the Past Weeks More in Environment . Video by Alex Castelli. How much snow is there in Italy? Greece storm - An overturned vehicle is seen on a beach at Sozopoli Credit: AP:Associated Press. image caption The flooded house where the tragedy occurred. In fact, they said the island is expecting a relatively uneventful weekend, with partly cloudy skies and little to no wind. Several killed in Sicily as two rivers burst banks, Pope Francis prays with priests at the end of a limited public audience at the San Damaso courtyard in The Vatican, A girl's silhouette is seen from behind a fabric in a tent along a beach by Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip, A Chinese woman takes a photo of herself in front of a flower display dedicated to frontline health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic in Beijing, China. That happened at various places in the country. Destroyed yachts lie on the shore after windstorm and the strong sea storm in Rapallo, Italy, October 30, 2018. Night storms in Bologna, Italy this Thursday night. Snow forecast map for Italy showing snow accumulation over the next 10 days and past 7 days, plus snow reports, live weather conditions and webcams. Two families have been wiped out in Italy after a river burst its banks submerging their house in Sicily. The images are reminiscent of scenes from the 1996 film Independence Day in which vast UFOs hover over cities around the world. Natalie Aldern | Fri, 10/21/2011 - 03:24. A freak storm in northern Greece killed six tourists and left more than 30 others injured on Wednesday. Get the Italy weather forecast. Thailand has seen near-daily protests in recent weeks by students demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha, Members of the Kayapo tribe block the BR163 highway during a protest outside Novo Progresso in Para state, Brazil. A large section of a bridge collapsed in stormy weather in Genoa, Italy, on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Natalie Aldern | Fri, 10/21/2011 - 03:24. In the southern Agrigento province, firefighters rescued 14 people from a hotel in the town of Montevago, which was threatened by floodwaters from the Belice River. I didn't know I'd have to write a description. Italy has been lashed by a terrible storm today, especially Liguria and northern Tuscany, There have been floods and landslides, and a number of people are missing.Damage was especially great in the Cinque Terre, but access is difficult to most of the area. New aerial footage has revealed the extent of damage caused by storms in the Italian town of Rapallo, where boats have been submerged in water, buildings covered in debris and roads destroyed. "I saw the windows go dark, the light go out, a layer of mud was moving across the floor," Mr Giordano said of the moment he swept away from the house by the force of the water. Casteldaccia Mayor Giovanni Di Giacinto told Sky TG24 that the flood water reached two metres high inside the home. Yesterday, today and... tomorrow? Water levels rise to highest in a decade as storm batters lagoon city Winds reached 112 miles per hour in Liguria, on Italy’s northwest coast, one of the hardest-hit regions. Are you sure you want to delete this comment? 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Eighteen dead and hundreds evacuated after storm tears through Italian island sweeping cars and bridges away. "It is happening as part of a climate that we have altered through the burning of fossil fuels. Villages and roads have been cut off by landslides as storms across Italy have claimed five more lives. Speaking to Maltatoday, the Met Office said that Malta is actually expecting good weather for the week. Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. Two young people died south of Rome because a tree fell on their car. Italy probes why women's names mark aborted fetuses' graves. 1.0k members in the ClimateChaos community. 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