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Powerful storms over the Alps. Tourists are cut off from the world

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While over Poland storms and storms are coming, the alpine regions are struggling floods, mudslides and landslides. One of the most serious situations takes place in Cogne in the Aosta Valley in Italy.

Local residents gathered at the hotel there, they couldn't return to their homes due to flood and damaged roads. They were evacuated from there by helicopter about 200 people.

Storms and tempests over the Alps. Northern Italy battles mudslides

Significant damage was also recorded in the communes Valnontey and Valtournenchewhere a stream that burst its banks caused material losses in the center of the popular holiday resort of Cervinia – shops there were flooded.

In addition, about 30 people were blocked in the shelter at the foot of the Monte Rosa massif in the Pennine Alps. It happened in several other places local flooding due to the overflow of the Anza River.

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Due to mudslides and local floods Some towns in Piedmont were cut off from the world. There are many damaged by the pressure of water several bridges.

172 millimeters of rain fell in Noasca on Saturday. There was a tornado there and a phenomenon called a “water bomb”. Mayor Domenico Aimonino announced that 15 tourists were helped. As he added, the losses are huge. He helps people everywhere Italian Civil Defense.

Weather. Switzerland is facing the elements. The authorities appeal to residents

The effects of heavy rains also led to tragedy in the Fontana South area Switzerland, where people died as a result of landslides two people. The police said they are currently looking for the third person.

Landslides are caused by strong stormswhich have been passing through the Maggia River Valley since Saturday afternoon. Rescue operations are hampered by severe weather conditions – says the police.

To facilitate service operations, residents were asked to limit travel to a minimum and not to go to places affected by bad weather, the Italian-speaking authorities appealed canton of Ticinothe southernmost administrative unit of Switzerland.

Evacuation of several hundred people. Major destruction in the south of Switzerland

The surrounding roads are closed, there is also problem with electricity supply. “According to the federal warning system Swissalert, part of the canton is also deprived of drinking water” – reports AFP.

A week ago, heavy rains led to evacuation of several hundred people and major destruction in the southern part of Switzerland; the cantons suffered the most Valais and Grisons. At least one person died, a two still not found.

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