Nov 7, 2011

Genoa flooding

Nine people were killed and several others were missing after a violent storm struck Genoa in northwest Italy. A disaster: see the video and check some articles: Stormshit Italy's GenoaRescueworkers in Italy search through mud for survivors of stormHugedamage revealed in Genoa as floodwaters recede.
Investigations into possible negligent homicide are under way in Genoa. In particular, Genoa’s Mayor Marta Vincenzi has been criticized for not closing local schools on Friday, despite severe weather warnings. They justify themselves saying that kids would be better in school rather than running free on the streets (?). The disaster happened when students where leaving their schools.