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Bad weather, evacuated hotels and houses in Val di Fassa

2022-08-05T20:12:45.087Z

About 100 people in the civil protection center and gyms (ANSA) Two places in the upper Valpelline, in the Aosta Valley, will remain isolated at least until Saturday due to two landslides that fell on regional road number 28 in the afternoon. Very popular with tourists fleeing the heat waves, Oyace and Bionaz are not at moment reachable by car.     As the hours go by, the number of holidaymakers who cannot return to the valley increases. "At the moment there a



Two places in the upper Valpelline, in the Aosta Valley, will remain isolated at least until Saturday due to two landslides that fell on regional road number 28 in the afternoon. Very popular with tourists fleeing the heat waves, Oyace and Bionaz are not at moment reachable by car.


    As the hours go by, the number of holidaymakers who cannot return to the valley increases.

"At the moment there are about 13-14 people who cannot get off and to whom we will have to find accommodation for the night", explains the mayor of Bionaz, Valter Nicase.

Others find themselves stuck in Oyace.


    During a thunderstorm, in the late evening of Thursday the roadway was first invaded by debris from two different streams.

Since this morning workers and mechanical shovels were at work to restore the road system.

The new detachments took place when the works to reopen the road were almost completed.

"It happened around 4 pm, during a fairly strong storm. Waves of mud came down, which touched some houses on the border, in the Condemine hamlet of Oyace", explains Nicase, confirming that "no one was involved".

If in the other municipality, in Oyace, "the landslide has more or less the same front as the first, in Bionaz it occupies 100 meters, three times the size of that fall last night".


Disruption and road closures with flooding in Trentino Alto Adige due to bad weather.

In Trentino, where a yellow alert was issued by the Civil Protection, a water bomb was unleashed on the Fassa valley, causing flooding in hotels and private homes in Mazzin, Pera, Vigo, Pozza, and other towns in the area.

All volunteer fire departments are operational and other volunteer corps are also coming to the area to give support.

The state road S48 of the Dolomites is blocked in several places due to landslides and landslides.


    Also in South Tyrol there have been dozens of interventions by firefighters to make roads and houses safe, also due to the trees cut down by the wind.

In Val Badia over 90 liters of rain per square meter have fallen in a short time and many roads are closed.


About a hundred people including tourists and residents were evacuated from hotels and houses in the Fassa valley, especially in the Vigo di Fassa area, where a water bomb struck which quickly caused landslides and landslides and the flooding of some watercourses, such as in Fontanazzo and Campestrin, hamlets of Mazzin and San Jan, where - reports the Tgr Trento - a mudslide invaded the road.


    The evacuated people will spend the night in the Civil Protection Center and in the gyms.


Source: ansa

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