News: Rome Floods (2)

Yesterday, I posted about the excessive rain in Rome, causing major disruptions in town. While it was not too bad where I live, the center of town was apparently hit worse.

The mayor said the emergency was equivalent to Rome being "hit by an earthquake. We had more rain in one night than normally comes down in the whole of December". (Full)

Colloseum flooded

people being evacuated by dinghy in Rome

isola tiberina


Rome drenched

Rome floods

Pictures courtesy Massimo Percossi, Alessandro Di Meo/EPA, ANSA, Manuela Ajo, Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters. Thanks to my Friend E for the links.


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