Asian Disaster Reduction Center(ADRC)
Disaster Information
TOP PAGEDisaster Information > Details of Disaster Information

Italy: Violent Wind: 2020/10/02 Country Information on DRR

Period 2020/10/02
Country or District Italy
Event Type Violent Wind
Outline Storm Alex hit border regions of France and Italy, bringing record rainfall in places and causing heavy flooding that swept away roads and damaged homes on 2 October 2020.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links


BBC 2020/10/04
Two fatalities were confirmed in Italy. Several villages in Piedmont were cut off after the rains made roads impassable. Piedmont President told that 630mm of rain had fallen in 24 hours, an amount "unheard of since 1954".