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Dec 02 2011

Mudflow Flooding in Sicily Footage

Torrential rain battered eastern Sicily on Wednesday [Nov 23], where mudslides have killed at least three people and muddy torrents have swept away cars and washed out bridges, authorities said. (ajc)

 

As you can see in the videos, the mudflow from the landslides and flooding is pretty destructive. Homes are still being built where geologists have warned them not to. They’re also saying that storm drains were not much help because they had not been cleaned out.

The location of the flooding:

Map picture

 

Italy has definitely been hit hard this fall with the flooding in Genoa and Tuscany along with this latest flash flood in Sicily.

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