Tag Archive: tuscany

Nov 16 2012

Disastrous Floods This Week in Italy (Footage)

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   The Liguria and Tuscany regions in the north and centre of Italy have been worst hit by the floods, with houses torn apart and cars thrown on top of each other after swollen rivers spewed torrents of muddy water through villages. One village resident said he had initially got onto his roof when the …

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Nov 11 2011

Footage of Heavy Flooding in Italy

What happened in Tuscany and Liguria, he said, “should not have happened, but it did because we have built in places where we should not have built. Now it is too late, and we are paying the consequences.” – Fausto Guzzetti, National Research Council of Italy (NY Times) While people of Thailand, and especially Bangkok, …

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