Fear in via Cabrini, in Castelletto, on the afternoon of Thursday, November 9, a day marked by incessant rain and after weeks of bad weather: a large wall collapsed shortly before 4 p.m., causing two cars and a motorcycle to They will park in the garden under some The buildings will fall (yes, a dozen apartments are being evacuated). The road was closed and reopened shortly after 7:00 p.m.
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The mud continues to descend towards the buildings
Teams from the Genoa firefighters, the local police and ambulances are on the scene: there are no injuries, but the landslide is worrying because the mud that falls to the ground persists in some buildings below, in via Acquarone, a situation not very different from the previous one. via Posalunga last December.
Late in the afternoon the evacuation of two floors (ground and first) of numbers 32, 34 and 36 via Acquarone began, with a total of a dozen apartments. Several accommodations will also have problems with heating in the coming days because the gas network has also been affected.
Gambino: “The Municipality will take measures to accommodate those who have to leave home”
The Councilor for Civil Protection Sergio Gambino and the Deputy Mayor Pietro Piciocchi were present at the scene: “The City Council will take measures both for the hospitality of those who must leave the apartments and for all those who have needs of any kind.”
Flooded underpass and trapped car, firefighters intervene
Several reports also reached the rescuers about an alleged fire: in reality it was a boiler with little gas inside that caught fire but went out almost immediately.
As for the alternative road network, very compromised, it is possible to travel through Acquarone.
Another wall collapsed with the road closed
Another landslide with a relatively collapsed wall (but with much minor damage) in via Portazza, so the local police closed the road near number 24.
Speaking of bad weather, landslides and landslides, the regional advisor for Civil Protection, Giacomo Giampedrone, stated just a week ago: “In the coming weeks, in a context that has exceeded 700 milliliters of rain in the last month, we will return to have episodes of landslides and delicate situations from a geomorphological point of view”.
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