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Switzerland : Torrential rain, Flood : 2002/11/18
GLIDE: FL-2002-000743-CHE  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2002/11/18
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Switzerland
Name Torrential rain, Flood
Outline Torrential rain and strong winds have whipped across parts of Europe causing massive mudslides and severe flooding.
Worst affected are Switzerland where a mud bank swept through the centre of one town, Austria where a derailed train left one person dead, and northern Italy where a mother and daughter are feared dead after their car was swept away.


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