Several villages were left isolated in northwest Italy after Storm Alex brought damaging floods and landslides to the region, officials said.
At least nine people were killed, including a volunteer firefighter, and several were still missing as of October 5.
Piedmont and Liguria’s presidents signed a joint letter urging the declaration of a state of emergency with several villages cut off.
This video was taken during a flyover by a fire service helicopter in Liguria. Credit: Vigli del Fuoco via Storyful