Rescue operations were continuing in northwest Italy on October 5 after Storm Alex brought damaging floods and landslides to the region.
At least nine people were killed, including a volunteer firefighter, and several were still missing as of October 5.
Piedmont and Liguria’s presidents signed a joint letter urging the declaration of a state of emergency with several villages cut off.
The video shows a house in the Alpine town of Limone Piemonte that was swept away during the storm. Credit: Alberto Cirio via Storyful