Monday, December 15, 2008

Rome Flooding: Acqua Alta High Water Returns?

ROME, Dec. 15 - Rome was spared major damage Saturday when flood waters peaked without bursting the banks of the Tiber River.

Monday, however,
Civil protection officials in Italy say they are concerned a major storm in the region today could prompt more dangerous flooding.

The Italian news agency ANSA said as the third major pre-winter storm ravaged parts of Italy Monday, concern over increased flooding along the Aniene River increased.

The Aniene temporarily overflowed during earlier inclement weather, leaving several of Rome's streets flooded.

The river's level dropped during the weekend but the renewed storm had that level rising steadily Monday...

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Blogger K A said...

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December 18, 2008 at 5:47 PM  
Blogger K A said...

we are planning to travel to Rome on Dec 24th, Is it safe to travel now, or would u recommend postponing our trip.

December 18, 2008 at 5:48 PM  

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