(ANSA) – ROME, AUG 31 – There is an orange alert for bad
weather in Veneto, Alto Adige and Lazio Monday after deadly
storms hit the north and centre of Italy on Sunday, killing two
girls at a campsite in Tuscany.
The alert is yellow for Abruzzo, Emilia Romagna, Friuli Venezia
Giulia, Lombardy, Marche, Molise, Puglia, Sicily, Tuscany and
There was a huge arson fire near Palermo, with some 400 people
Near Varese, rescuers are still looking for a 38-year-old man
who was swept away in a rainstorm-swollen river.
The Brenner Pass highway was reopened in Alto Adige after being
closed due to storms Sunday.
It is a day of mourning Monday at Massa in Tuscany where, at
Marina di Massa on the seaside, two sisters aged three and 14
were crushed to death by a tree knocked down onto the tent where
they were sleeping at a campsite. (ANSA).
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