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Unprecedented Weather Chaos Sweeps Europe

Strikes! From floods to landslides, Europe battles nature's fury. Stay informed as we cover the latest on this gripping weather saga.

Italy Remains in the Grips of Severe Weather

is facing the wrath of a severe weather system that has unleashed havoc across the country, particularly in the northwestern coastal region of Liguria. Strong winds and heavy rainfall on Saturday resulted in major disruptions, with mudslides and flooding reported in various areas during the night and early Sunday morning.

In Genoa, ten elderly residents of a rest home in the Coronata district were evacuated and hospitalized as a precautionary measure. Several roads and an underpass in the coastal city had to be closed due to mudslides and flooding.

Neighboring Piemonte also experienced challenges, with heavy snowfall above 1,000 meters causing electricity and telephone blackouts in several places. Roads were closed due to the risk of avalanches, further complicating the situation.

In the capital city of Rome, a tufa wall collapsed in the highly popular Trastevere area, burying four parked cars under rubble. Fortunately, there were no reported injuries.

Flash flood in France.

Meanwhile, southeastern was also battered by severe weather, leading to reports of missing individuals. Five people, including two children, were swept away by floodwaters in the Gard region while attempting to cross bridges by car. In Dions, a father and his two children aged 4 and 13 were among those swept away, while two others disappeared in Goudargues. Another person went missing in Saint-Martin-de-Valamas, Ardèche, after being caught in the .

Authorities in issued orange alerts for multiple departments, with the affected areas expected to remain under heightened alert until Monday.

Winter storm in Spain.

In Andalucía, , wintry weather conditions persisted, prompting warnings of rain, , , and rough sea conditions. Five provinces were placed under alert, with Monica causing disruptions across the region.

Despite the challenges posed by these severe weather events, rescue operations and relief efforts are underway to assist affected individuals and communities. As the situation continues to evolve, authorities are urging residents to remain vigilant and take necessary precautions to ensure their safety.