Umhausen saw 80cm (31.5 inches) of snowfall in just one night, almost doubling the previous 24-hour record of 45cm from 2013.
Meanwhile, 90cm (35½ inches) of snow fell in Brenner.
The heavy snowfall caused power black-outs, major traffic jams, and forced closure of schools. The highest avalanche warning was triggered.
Meanwhile, Venice suffered heavy rainfall, with emergency services being called more than 400 times. There is a high risk of mudslide.
Citizens were evacuated in Modena, as river levels climbed by 2,5 metres (more than 8 feet) within 24 hours.
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December 9, 2020 at 11:57AM