In Sicily because of the rains killed ten people

© Protezione Civile CasteldacciaСнимок screen with a picture of the weather in Sicily. November 4, 2018In Sicily because of the rains killed ten people© Protezione Civile between casteldaccia

Ten people, including two young children, have become victims of the bad weather that struck at the weekend in Sicily; died in brown flood over the banks of the river Milicia, confirmed to RIA Novosti in the local Civil defense service.

The tragedy occurred in the night of Sunday in the city of Casteldaccia province of Palermo. As a result of heavy rains, local Milicia river overflowed and flooded one of the villas, situated on the shore. The whole family including a year old baby and a three year old boy drowned. In similar circumstances were killed and 44-year-old man in the Sicilian village of Vickery, two more persons are yet unaccounted for. Local authorities do not exclude that there may be other victims.

Bad weather with heavy rains, strong gusty winds, floods and landslides since the beginning of the week struck many regions of Italy. On Saturday at the direction of the national service of Civil defence «red» (highest) level mediaopened was declared in Sicily and Sardinia. Earlier it was reported that for the week due to the bad weather in Italy, 19 people died.