Deadly flooding hits southern Italy
A low pressure area is producing heavy rain and strong winds in parts of southern Italy since January 21, 2017. The storm produced wind gusts up to 150 km/h (93 mph), locally large hail and at least two waterspouts, of which one reached land and damaged homes. At least one person has died.
Torrential rain and strong winds were affecting the provinces of Agrigento, Messina, Trapani, Palermo, Catania, ANSA reported. Two rivers in Syracuse have overflowed and a stretch of the road in Girifalco, Catanzaro collapsed due to a landslide on January 23, it added. Read More