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Voice of America 24 Aug 2020

Verona Streets Flooded After Heavy Rainfall


The streets of the Italian city of Verona were flooded, Sunday, August 23, after heavy rainfall battered the city.

Bad weather struck several northern Italian regions on Sunday, causing severe damage to crops, vineyards and fields, according to a spokesman from the association of agricultural businessmen. (AP)

Heavy rains flooded the streets of Mumbai, India on Wednesday, September 23, as seen in eyewitness footage.

Authorities have advised residents to stay indoors to avoid the flooding and the traffic disruptions caused by the high waters in some areas of India's financial capital. (AFP)
Heavy rains have disrupted life and destroyed homes across the southern states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

Dramatic visuals of submerged homes, flooded roads and floating vehicles capture the extent of the damage that been caused by the rains.

The deluge has been attributed to a depression in the Bay of Bengal, which caused up to 24 centimetres of rainfall in parts of Andhra Pradesh.

Rescue teams have begun evacuating low-lying areas as the weather department predicts heavy rainfall on Wednesday.

Telangana has declared the next two holidays for all non-essential services, and officials have urged people to stay home.
The streets of Jamaica Beach, Texas were flooded by heavy rains before Tropical Storm Beta made landfall, Monday, September 21, as seen in eyewitness video.
UGC footage filmed in Roquebillière, outside of Nice, captures the horrifying moment a house is crushed and carried away by torrential floods.

One person died and authorities listed some 20 people as missing Saturday after heavy storms lashed southern France and northern Italy, as hundreds of aid workers deployed to villages cut off by the deluge.

French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said a policeman, earlier listed as missing in the village of Saint-Martin-Vesubie north of Nice and close to the Italian border, had been found safe and well.

Local media showed how the rainfall had collapsed a main road around the village.

Darmanin was later scheduled to visit the region accompanied by Prime Minister Jean Castex.


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