The Italian storms of recent days, including Rome and Venice, demanded further deaths in the southern part of the country. Divers discovered nine bodies in a flooded country house in Sicily during a "dramatic operation" Sunday night as the fire brigade on Twitter.
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The catastrophe was not far from Palermo in Casteldaccia. The water level of the river has grown rapidly due to heavy rains in the region, the Italian media said. The dead were members of two families, and among the victims were small children.
"A terrible tragedy hit us," said Mayor Casteldaccia, Giovanni Di Giacinto, according to the Ansa news agency. The river never threatened. Ansa reported another dead man found in the Sicilian vikari.
Meanwhile, 20 dead
A great deal of rain, storm and thunderstorm had hit Italy a week. More than 20 people were killed on Saturday night dead.
The situation in the north was described by the Civil Protection Minister as "apocalyptic" on Saturday. Wind speeds of 180 km / h per hour caused havoc in the forests, the roads were buried by landslides. In many places, electricity and drinking water were missing. On Sunday, Minister of the Interior Matteo Salvini visits Veneto Veneto.
(Roy / SDA)