Landslides Reported as Heavy Rain Floods Genoa and Suburbs

Italian emergency services responded to more than 100 incidents on the night of November 22-23 as heavy rainfall battered Genoa and surrounding areas.

Several roads in the city were closed and more than 100 people were stranded in buildings by landslides and floods, according to Italian media.

Up to 193 millimeters fell in three hours in Genoa suburbs, media said.

The city and surrounding area remained on red alert on November 23, with more heavy rain expected. Public buildings were closed and outdoor events cancelled for the day. Rail services were suspended. Credit: Vigili del Fuoco via Storyful