rome - Heavy showers with severe thunderstorms on Thursday in much of central and southern Italy caused any trouble . Three people were killed .
A man died when his car in the Lazio region, near the capital, Rome, was swept away by a mudslide. Two other occupants of the vehicle were rescued net. In the southern region of Abruzzo ago a woman was dragged by a landslide and ended up under a collapsing wall.
In the city of Benevento in the hard-hit region of Campania was a woman in her house surprised by a stream and drowned. The heavy rainfall resulted in this region for material damage. Numerous homes were flooded and many trees fell on buildings. In many areas, rail traffic to a halt. Venice experienced the first high tide of the season, so the town was flooded.