Frightening video footage of flood-waters destroying a bridge in Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto, Sicily, today. The abject terror in the voices of those witnessing the destruction of the bridge is evident.
Note the cars on the road to the left hand side of the bridge One is pushed backwards down the road by the force of the water.
Storms and bad weather have caused extensive flooding with the area around Messina in Sicily being particularly badly hit.
A land slide is causing worries. One victim of the adverse weather conditions was a 10 year old child. Others are missing.
Provisional reports indicate three people have died in the Saponara area. A 50 year old was found up to his neck in mud in his house.
Here is a video which shows the flash flood destroying a bridge in Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto:
Stop reading, start speaking
Stop translating in your head and start speaking Italian for real with the only audio course that prompt you to speak.
This map shows where Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto is in Sicily:
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Travel in the areas hit by recent storms is to be avoided.
Weather reports indicate that the adverse weather conditions are about to hit Sardinia.