‘Day Of Fear’ As 5 Tornadoes Hit Italy

The tornadoes hit around the port city of Genoa, with some eyewitnesses stating they came close to hitting the wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship. Flights to the city’s airport were diverted and those leaving delayed, while trains were also interrupted and roads closed, La Repubblica reported. Damage is said to amount to millions of euros, with roofs ripped off buildings in the Prà neighbourhood and the seafront strewn with sun loungers hit by the stormy weather.

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