Emergency Crews Clear Mud Left After Flooding in Northern Italy

After heavy rain caused flooding in Northern Italy, the region’s fire department worked to clear mud and debris off roadways on Friday, July 29.

At least 260 people were evacuated between Niardo and Braone, according to a local news report.

This footage shows emergency workers clearing mud and debris with excavators after the flooding.

“We work from dawn with scrapers and shovels to remove the debris and get the citizens back to their homes,” wrote Attilio Fontana, the President of Lombardy. Credit: Vigili del Fuoco via Storyful

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