Flash Flood – Italy [Statewide]

Originally posted on Family Survival Protocol - Microcosm News:

Earth Watch Report  -  Flooding

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Flash Flood Italy [Statewide] Damage level Details

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Flash Flood in Italy on Saturday, 01 February, 2014 at 05:30 (05:30 AM) UTC.

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Heavy rains continued to lash central and northern Italy on Friday, causing flash flooding, landslides, disruption to transport and the evacuation of over 1,000 people. The president of the Lazio region surrounding Rome, Nicola Zinagaretti said was deciding whether to declare a state of emergency. In the capital, emergency services received some 3,000 calls, as people were forced to climb into the roofs of their homes and cars in some areas as up to 130 millimetres of rain fell in a matter of hours. A heavily pregnant woman who went into labour had to be taken to hospital in a dinghy, while six homeless people including Roma Gypsies and other immigrants were rescued from makeshift huts in an area of the city not far…

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One Response to Flash Flood – Italy [Statewide]

  1. desertrose says:

    Thank you for the re-blog :)

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