'Intense' Rainfall Brings Flooding to Milan Airport

Heavy rainfall brought flooding to the Milano-Malpensa Airport in Ferno, Italy, on Thursday, September 16, leading to evacuations, according to local news reports.

Firefighters and river rescue specialists helped to evacuate people trapped in floodwaters, reports said, with rainfall and high winds causing problems for flights.

These videos taken by Jessica Rocca show flooding at the airport and the nearby roadway.

Italy’s Department of Civil Protection issued an adverse weather warning for 11 regions, including Lombardy, on September 16, warning of potential “very intense showers, local hail, frequent power and strong activity winds” extending into Friday. Credit: Jessica Rocca via Storyful

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