Published On: Thu, Aug 18th, 2022
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Powerful thunderstorms, heavy winds leave at least 8 dead in France, Italy

Destroyed car seen on the French island of Corsica, after a tree fell on it

Violent thunderstorms and hurricane-force winds left at least eight people dead in France and Italy on Thursday, uprooting trees in Tuscany and on the French island of Corsica and ripping away brick shards from St. Mark’s famed bell tower in Venice. Over 100 boats in the Mediterranean Sea called for emergency help, authorities said.

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