WORLD One dead, 11 missing in northern Italy floods

WORLD

One dead, 11 missing in northern Italy floods

AFP

19:09, October 03, 2020

One person has died and 11 others are listed as missing Saturday after severe flooding across northern Italy, officials said following torrential overnight rain.

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People view the Rialto bridge in Venice on October 3, 2020 as a high tide "Alta Acqua" phenomenon is expected, following a peak of water following bad weather and potential intense sirocco winds along the entire Adriatic basin. (Photo: AFP)

Civil protection officials said a volunteer firefighter died at Val d'Aoste during a rescue operation while regional authorities reported 11 people as missing in the Piedmont region where several villages were cut off.

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