Houses were evacuated and roads closed around the Italian Lake Como on Wednesday after heavy rain caused floods and landslides.
Homes, farms and a campsite had to be evacuated after severe storms overnight left rivers dangerously swollen. Train services were disrupted and several roads were impassable, including the route around part of Lake Como.
High water and fallen trees were also reported in the provinces of Como, Brescia and Sondrio. Several parts of the region saw hailstorms overnight, with people in Bergamo province left shovelling ice from the roads.
Conditions are set to change abruptly in the coming days, with temperatures forecast to climb above their seasonal average all over the country.