Extreme weather in Italy has killed 11 people. Water city is also suffering from Venice.

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 Extreme weather in Italy has killed 11 people. Water city is also suffering from Venice.


Oct. 31, Oct. 31 - Local time on Oct. 30, the official Italian data showed that the death toll caused by extreme weather has risen to 11 people.

According to Agence France-Presse news, the Italian Civil Defense Bureau reported that as of 30 days, bad weather has caused at least 11 deaths, many people trapped, road blocked and other serious problems.

It is reported that in October 27th, Italy ushered in a strong wind and rain. A large-scale storm broke out Thursday in Italy. The highest wind power reached 180 km/h in some areas. Schools were closed and many tourist attractions were declared temporarily closed. Storms and heavy rainfall caused trees to be uprooted, roads to be blocked, and many places in the West and North were unable to supply electricity.

Water City Venice suffered the biggest flood in nearly a decade, the highest water level reached 1.56 meters, close to the highest level in history, about two-thirds of the ancient city was flooded, local tourist attractions closed for one day. It is reported that the water level in the city of Venice has basically returned to normal, experts are conducting an assessment of the degree of damage to cultural relics and historic sites.

After the storm, a mess of streets. (source: EPA)

Agence France-Presse quoted a number of European media reports that other parts of Europe have also been harassed by extreme weather recently. Heavy snowfalls in the mountains of central and southern Europe have blocked roads and stranded tourists in the mountains of Switzerland and France. Strong winds and rainstorms hit the coastal areas of Croatia and Slovenia, causing traffic congestion and missing people. In southern Austria, bad weather caused rivers to burst their banks, and in Salzburg, some medieval buildings were even blown away by gales. Meteorologists say the bad weather in Italy will gradually ease in the next few days. Source: Overseas editor: Qiao Jing _NN6607

Agence France-Presse quoted a number of European media reports that other parts of Europe have also been harassed by extreme weather recently. Heavy snowfalls in the mountains of central and southern Europe have blocked roads and stranded tourists in the mountains of Switzerland and France. Strong winds and rainstorms hit the coastal areas of Croatia and Slovenia, causing traffic congestion and missing people. In southern Austria, bad weather caused rivers to burst their banks, and in Salzburg, some medieval buildings were even blown away by gales.

Meteorologists say the bad weather in Italy will gradually ease in the next few days.