Terrible moment: Tornado sweeps through the streets of Milan as crazy weather sweeps across Europe
- Firefighters were sent out on over 110 calls as floods devastated the city
- There are fears that some people in the area could be injured
- A motorist landed in a canal but was able to escape quickly
A menacing tornado has devastated the streets of the famous fashion capital of Milan.
Footage shows a fearsome dark gray Twister speeding through the roads between Gessate and Cernusco sul Naviglio.
Debris swirls in the ominous dark gray sky as black clouds gather over the city in northern Italy.
According to local media sources, the tornado began its tirade of destruction around 11 a.m. local time (10 a.m. GMT).
East of the Lombard city, there were reports of destroyed buildings and damaged trees as heavy rain and winds battered the area.
Firefighters were also called out on more than 110 calls as the city was hit by flooding.
The terrible tornado swept through the streets of Milan and many feared several people could be injured
According to the Italian weather site, there are fears that some people nearby have been injured MeteoWeb.
A car in Cinisello Balsamo was hit by a plant, fortunately the driver was not injured.
Another motorist ended up in a canal in the village of Bubbiano, in the province of Pavia, but fortunately managed to escape quickly.
The terrible tornado came shortly after a series of unusual weather events in the southern European country.
Firefighters were dispatched to more than 110 911 calls as floods ravaged the city and inclement weather damaged buildings and trees
At least 110 people were injured on Thursday when a tennis ball-sized hailstorm hit a village in Veneto metro
A far cry from the unrelenting temperatures, southern Europe experienced this week as Europe’s searing heatwave gripped the streets of Italy and temperatures soared to 48C in Rome.