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Italy: South Tyrol flood warning - roads closed due to landslides

Italy: South Tyrol flood warning – roads closed due to landslides

Sudetrol Now battling floods after heavy rain. In the popular holiday area in Northern Italy Roads were closed due to landslides, including Brennerstaatsstraße. In Clausen, the civil defense warned of floods during the night due to the overflow of the Isak River on its banks. The fire department said residents should drive from underground garages and make preparations.

Brixen was also affected by the floods. According to the Civil Protection, a nationwide fire brigade of about 1,000 men and women was deployed. The second highest of the four warning levels was applied.

Someone had to be saved that night when Talver and Isaac met. The fire department announced that he was taken to hospital due to hypothermia. According to the fire brigade, HV Unterland is also overwhelmed, and the situation is tense.

Storms have also caused problems in Lake Garda. Mud lumps were pushed into a hotel in Limone sul Garda. A hotel employee said only dining rooms are affected, and guests can stay in their rooms. Ansa news agency reported that 100 guests were brought to safety during the night. So there were no injuries.

In Lombardy, according to Ansa, Lake Como occasionally overflowed its banks and washed up on the streets of Como. The information indicated that a camp site in the village of Dervio was evacuated. Around Milan, firefighters warned of the flooding of the Seveso River.

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