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Cyclone in Sardinia

, November 19, 2013

A rescue worker wades down a flooded street in San Gavino Monreale on Sardina island in Italy on November 18. Authorities declared a state of emergency in Sardinia on Tuesday, a day after a cyclone struck the Mediterranean island, killing at least 16 people and leaving hundreds homeless. Overnight, Cyclone Cleopatra dropped 450 mm of rain in an hour and a half, causing rivers to burst their banks, sweeping away cars and flooding homes across the island. Reuters/Rosaspress




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