Severe weather has been reported over the weekend everywhere from South Tyrol down to the central region of Lazio around Rome, with at least four people killed in two separate incidents, and several reported missing.

In Tuscany, 2 girls aged 3 and 14 were reportedly killed on Saturday when a tornado reportedly uprooted a tree that hit their tent at a campsite in Marina di Massa.

Two German tourists were killed on Sunday night during severe flooding on the Brenner state road near Bolzano, South Tyrol, the Ansa news agency reports.


A family car collided with a lorry, killing two of the passengers; a 45-year-old father and a 67-year-old grandmother. A seven-year-old boy and his grandfather reportedly survived, while the lorry driver was unhurt.
The vehicles had been diverted onto the local road when the motorway was closed due to storms. The motorway has now reopened on Monday, however, train lines in the area remain closed. A 38-year-old man has been reported missing in the Varese area after being swept away by a swollen river.

The city of Verona is bracing for further flooding after being hit by multiple waves of bad weather since August 23rd, with high winds and giant hailstones also causing considerable damage in the area.
Severe damage was reported across much of the Veneto region, with the Vicenza and Belluno areas also hit particularly hard. The famed ski resort of Cortina d’Ampezzo in Belluno suffered landslides due to strong winds and heavy rain.

Italy’s Civil Protection department continued to issue weather warnings on Monday with orange (level two) alerts in place for Veneto, Trentino Alto Adige, and Lazio.

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