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Tornadoes & Flash Floods: Italy’s Severe Weather Results in 3 Fatalities

Last week Italy dealt with severely high temperatures. Many areas in Italy had unbearable heat. Unfortunately, this week was not any better at all. Flash floods and severe storms swept through the country this weekend resulting in three deaths including a young woman who was caught in a tornado in Rome.

Last week Italy dealt with severely high temperatures. Many areas in Italy had unbearable heat. Unfortunately, this week was not any better at all. Flash floods and severe storms swept through the country this weekend resulting in three deaths including a young woman who was caught in a tornado in Rome.

Wreckage at a damaged fuel station in Focene near Fiumicino. Photo: Vincenzo Pinto/AFP.

The woman was 23 years old and driving home Sunday afternoon. A tornado lifted her vehicle into a railing. You can see a video of the intense weather below.

Sources:

  • Main Image: Vincenzo Pinto
  • Video: EuroNews

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