Calabria Landslide

Updated: 11/4/2018 2:05:46 AM
At least fifteen people have died as a storm system swept across Italy and into Central Europe this week.
The first fatalities occurred on Saturday 27 October 2018 at Crotone in Calabria, when a landslide hit workers carrying out emergency repairs to a sewer amid heavy rainfall, killing four. Approximately 90% of all landslides are caused by heavy rainfall.
Further deaths were reported on Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 October, as storm surges hit ports around the coast, heavy rain and snowfall fell across the north of the country, and central regions were hit by high winds and tornadoes, one of which killed a man in the city of Terracina in Latina.
Source: DORRIS
Updated: 11/1/2018 2:09:40 AM
Italy on Wednesday braced for more bad weather after storms lashed the country, causing damage and claiming 12 lives in the past 48 hours.
The national Civil Protection Department warned of fresh downpours, lightning storms, hail, strong winds and sea surges beginning on Wednesday night, and issued red and orange weather alerts for Thursday over a possible loss of life and damage to infrastructure in most of the country.
Source: DORRIS

Published Tuesday, October 30, 2018

"Yesterday evening in a landslide during the execution of works on repair of sewer damaged by bad weather, a landslide occurred, resulting in four a man was killed", - stated in the message. Investigation of causes of the tragedy manages police Isola di Capo Rizzuto.
Source: DORRIS

Calabria Landslide Facts

Power: 0
Affected Area: 1 km.
Alert Level: Green
Category: Geo
Response: Shelter
Severity: Extreme
Urgency: Immediate
Certainty: Observed

Killed: 14

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