Lonely Planet Writer

Tornado hits town near Venice, one person killed

One person was killed and over thirty injured on Wednesday night, when a large tornado swept through the town of Dolo on the Brenta Riviera, near Venice in Italy.

Tornado strikes town near Venice, Italy.
Tornado strikes town near Venice, Italy. Image by Artur Staszewski / CC BY-SA 2.0

The person killed was in a car that was lifted off the ground by the tornado and then thrown back down. The roofs were torn off over 50 buildings. Video footage from a driver’s mobile phone shows the devastating passage of the tornado through the town. Read more: thelocal.it