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Severe floods hit northern Italy

At least six people have died after flash flooding hit northern Italy. All the villages within the Vara River's valley were overwhelmed.

Floodwaters rushed through the streets of Monterosso, in the La Spezia province. In Brugnato cars were piled on top of each other.

Peter Dobbie reports.

  • 26 Oct 2011
  • From the section Europe