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Italy, Naples. Rivers of mud and flooded buildings

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Flooded streets and buildings are the results of the downpours that hit Naples on Saturday. Water mixed with mud entered some houses.

Heavy rainfall hit Naples. The Vomero district of this Italian city, located on a hill, was affected by the effects of heavy rain. Rivers of mud flowed down two streets, reports the ANSA news agency.

Basements, commercial premises and apartments on the ground floors of buildings were flooded. Water mixed with mud got into some houses. Residents, surprised by the violence of the rainfall, emptied their houses on Saturday, taking out damaged furniture.

The effects of downpours in NaplesPAP/EPA/STRINGER

The road collapsed

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Water flooded, among others, Via Morghen street, where a sinkhole occurred in the second half of February, also due to violent weather conditions.

A tree and two cars fell into the large hole, including one driven by two young men. Four people were injured then.

A sinkhole on a street in NaplesPAP/EPA/STRINGER

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