Torrential rains cause Italy flooding

One person is killed and another is still missing after torrential rain pours across the country.

by
    Torrential rains cause Italy flooding
    In the port town of Senigallia, streets were submerged and cars were seen floating in filthy water [EPA]

    At least one person has been killed and another is missing after flooding hit the Le Marche province in central Italy.

    The port town of Senigallia, on the Adriatic coast, was the worst hit when the River Cesano burst its banks.

    Streets were submerged and cars were seen floating in the filthy water.

    The man who has been confirmed dead is believed to have been suffering from a heart condition, but the ambulance was unable to reach him due to the flooded roads.

    More rain is expected in the region over the next few days, but the heaviest rain is expected to move southwards, across the southern parts of Le Marche and the Abruzzo province.

    Bosnia, Serbia, Croatia and Hungary are also expecting torrential rain over the next few days, which could bring the risk of flooding.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.