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Eleven deaths and major chaos by a storm to Italy

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GENOA – The death toll due to the severe weather that Italy is already three days in torments, Tuesday has risen to eleven. There is also someone missing. A large part of Venice was under water. On videos is to see how tourists by the water of the flooded st. Mark’s square, waded, and how a restaurant despite a layer of water of at least twenty inches nevertheless, pizza is served.

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A woman tries out all the power her household goods to save; she is lucky, because her life is in any case not lose.

All ports on the Ligurian coast, on the other side of the ’boot’, because of the orkaanwinden closed, as well as the airport of Genoa. According to the Italian news agency ANSA, all flights cancelled. On the sea are waves of 8 to 10 metres reported.

The high water and the wind in the night of Monday to Tuesday in the coastal defense of the seaside town of Rapallo and partly destroyed. Many expensive yachts are on land, thrown and heavily damaged.

In the port of Savona, west of Genoa, flooded a car terminal. Hundreds of cars, including many of the premium brand, Maserati, which were intended for export to the Middle East, were destroyed.

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The population is recommended as much as possible to stay inside. “The exceptional wave of bad weather has a dramatic toll: nine dead, four seriously injured and a missing”, summed up the minister of the Interior, Matteo Salvini, the consequences.

In the port of Savona, west of Genoa, flooded a car terminal. Hundreds of cars, including many of the premium brand, Maserati, which were intended for export to the Middle East, were destroyed.

It is a big chaos in Italy, in multiple cities.

Monday night was a volunteer firefighter in St. Martin in Thurn (Südtirol) to the life when he was struck by a falling tree. South of Rome, two young people, because a tree on their car fell. Same thing happened to someone in the nearby Terracina and a walker in Naples. In the night from Saturday to Sunday, four people killed by a small landslide in the Southern Italian village of Isola Capo Rizzuto in the province of Crotone. The victims were a contractor and three of his employees who were working on a job.

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Deaths due to severe weather events in Italy

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