Rome, Italy. October 30 – The death toll of the severe wave of extreme bad weather that is lashing all across Italy climbed to 10 on Tuesday.
Four more victims were registered early on Tuesday after the gale-force winds and torrential rain claimed six lives on Monday.
A woman was killed by flood waters at Dimaro, a volunteer firefighter was hit by a falling tree during an operation at San Martino in Badia.
In Alto Adige, a 63-year-old kite-surfer was thrown against rocks at Cattolica and the body of a fisherman was found by firefighters in Lake Levico in Trentino.
The fisherman is said to have gone out to check on his boat and is likely to have been blown into to the lake by the winds. Schools in many cities are closed.
Falling trees the cause of many of the deaths and of major disruption.