WORLD NEWS | Italy Storms ReutersNews Agency Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 11:38 – Nine people have been killed in Italy…
WORLD NEWS | Italy Storms
Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 11:38 – Nine people have been killed in Italy because violent storms hit the country for a third day with several regions at high alert.
The walls of the wave breaker in the elegant seaside resort of Rapallo in northeastern Italy were destroyed by hard winds overnight, which caused a wave of water that toppled yachts and caused major damage to the port area.
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People Walk On A Catwalk On A Flooded St Market Square During A Season Of Water In Venice, Italy October 29, 2018 Reuters / Manuel Silvestri
“The exceptional wave of bad weather leaves us with a dramatic toll: nine dead, four serious injuries and one missing, “said Interior Minister Matteo Salvini.
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Destroyed boats are located on the beach after the storm and the strong sea storm in Rapallo, Italy, October 30, 2018. Reut ers / Massimo Pinca
The agency on Tuesday declared the highest warning level in several regions, mainly in the north, where the storm was expected to continue throughout the day.
An orange alert was the second highest on the scale issued for the central regions of Abruzzo and Lazio – which includes the capital of Rome – where wind turbines peaked at 100 km / h on monday.
The authorities of the Lagoon Venice had access to Monday to Central St. Mark’s Square, which
The National Fire Force said it had intervened in 7000 cases across the country and that one of its personnel had died, crushed by a tree under a rescue service in a small town in South Tyrol.
People help to remove junk around destroyed yachts lying on the beach after the wind storm and the strong sea storm in Rapallo, Italy, October 30, 2018. Reuters / Massimo Pinca
Yet the main roads all over the country was open, with closures only on secondary roads.
The weather was expected to improve from late afternoon, “giving the country a force,” a civil servant from Reuters.
Meanwhile, a large snowfall in southern central France, with up to 40 cm (16 inches) falling in some cities and villages, has caused chaos on the roads and power out to almost 200,000 homes, the authorities said on Tuesday .
(Reporting by Giulia Segreti and Massimiliano Di Giorgio; Editing Alison Williams)