Firefighters Continue Rescue Efforts Amid Deadly Italy Floods

At least nine people have been confirmed dead in severe flooding in Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region, local media reported on May 18.

Rivers across the region burst their banks, with thousands of people evacuated after a half year’s worth of rain fell in places.

This footage was published by the Italian fire and rescue service on May 18, and shows rescue efforts in Forlì-Cesena. Credit: Vigili del Fuoco via Storyful