MASSA CARRARA, Italy, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- At least six Italians were killed in mudslides as heavy storms battered northern and central Italy for three days, officials said.
A mother, 39, and her 2-year-old son died when a mudslide slammed into their Massa Carrara home Sunday night, and a 38-year-old man died after another landslide hit a village nearby, the Italian news agency ANSA reported Monday.
Firefighters said least three people were killed when their car was carried into a flooded underpass, the TimesofMalta.com reported Tuesday, but provided no further details.
On Monday and Tuesday, the storm flooded streets and downed trees and power lines in large areas of the coastal regions of Liguria and Tuscany, TimesofMalta.com reported.
People in Mantua have also been evacuated from their homes in the province due to flooding, ANSA reported.
Forecasters predicted heavy rain will continue Tuesday and extend toward the south of Italy.