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A hurricane hit Sicily, flooding the streets of Catania

A hurricane hit Sicily, flooding the streets of Catania

According to local rescuers, at least two people have lost their lives since Monday.

Oct 26, 2021 at 9:55 pm

Rome. Sicily Until Tuesday, a severe storm had caused flooding around Catania. Water flowed in the streets of the city itself. According to local rescuers, at least two people have lost their lives since Monday. The report was provided by Reuters.

A spokesman for the volunteer organization Misericordia, which helps police and firefighters, said they discovered under the car in the town of Gravina, the body of a man apparently brought by the current. A 67-year-old man was killed on Monday when a car collided with mud in the water. His wife is still missing.

The rain also flooded some of Catania’s most famous streets and squares, causing power outages in the city centre. Authorities in the area closed schools on Monday. Problems were also reported by a local hospital, where one of the wards was submerged.

According to Italian meteorologists, Sicily and Calabria experienced average, a large hurricane-like pressure under the Mediterranean. The sea temperature reaches eight degrees above average at this time of year. Not suitable the weather It is expected to last until Thursday or Friday.

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