Tornado hits strikes near Rome, Italy, killing two
A tornado has struck near Rome, Italy, with local media reporting two deaths.
A a 25-year-old man was killed in the city of Ladispoli, a coastal town north of the capital, when a cornice fell from a building and struck him on the head, reported Corriere della Sera,
The tornado that struck about 6pm (local time) also claimed the life of a 74-year-old man in Cesano, near Lake Bracciano.
The Italian news agency reports the man was crushed by a tree.
Powerful storms have left branches strewn across roads and flooding in some areas, and a street in Rome was partially closed due to large branches blocking it, RT.com reported.
Italians have been sharing images of the aftermath on social media.
A lot of damage from a tornado 30 mins ago in Ladispoli. Was sitting here a few seconds before pic.twitter.com/dUO0CjjS8Y— Bija Knowles (@bija7) November 6, 2016