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Men in Van Rescued From Rising Floods in Northern Italy

Italian firefighters saved two men in a van who were caught up in flash flooding in Pordenone, northern Italy, as heavy rain hit the region on Wednesday, February 28.

Footage from Italy’s national fire service, Vigili del Fuoco, shows rescuers using a rubber raft to transport the two men, who were reportedly stranded between the Cellina and Meduna rivers.

Much of the country was under red, orange, or yellow alert for flooding and severe weather on Thursday, February 29. Credit: Vigili del Fuoco via Storyful

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