• Short Summary

    VIOLENT STORMS SWEPT ITALY TODAY (THURSDAY) FROM THE ALPS TO SICILY CAUSING WIDESPREAD FLOODING AND DRIVING THE SEA INTO LOW LYING AREAS.

  • Description

    VIOLENT STORMS SWEPT ITALY TODAY (THURSDAY) FROM THE ALPS TO SICILY CAUSING WIDESPREAD FLOODING AND DRIVING THE SEA INTO LOW LYING AREAS.

    IN TRIESTE, SIROCCO GALES CAUSED THE SEA TO FLOOD THE LOW LYING MEDIEVAL PART OF THE TOWN, FLOODING SHOPS, HOUSES AND HOTELS. CARS WERE SUBMERGED AND BOATS STRANDED IN THE STREETS.

    WATER COVERED SAN MARCO SQUARE IN VENICE AND ALONG THE ADRIATIC COAST SEA WATER WASHED INTO THE STREETS. MILAN WAS STRUCK BY A VIOLENT SNOW STORM AND PUBLIC TRANSPORT WAS SEMI-PARALYSED.

    AT LEAST TWO PEOPLE HAVE PERISHED IN THE STORMS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9D0A1BDIMVMK266IDXLSTAYX1
    Media URN:
    VLVA9D0A1BDIMVMK266IDXLSTAYX1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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