Friday, June 25, 2021

Italy: Storms and floods took 3 lives


Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at
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Strange storms and flash floods in Italy, following heat waves last week, took three lives at the weekend, including a woman trapped in a mini cyclone near Fiumicino airport.

During the incident, the 26-year-old woman was driving home at 2:00 am local time on Sunday, but the hurricane caused her car to be lifted and thrown into the road divider.

In the north of the country, a 45-year-old Norwegian who joined the marathon at the Dolomite Mountains died after lightning, running at a height of 2,000 meters late afternoon.


Meanwhile, in Arezzo, south of Florence north of the Tuscany region, a 70-year-old man died, yesterday after his car was swept away by a flash flood.

The emergency services found the victim’s body in a mud-filled canal.

Read also: Floods in Italy destroys ready crops more then 800 people displaced

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