The wave of bad weather, which hit the Emilia Romagna region, has so far caused the death of two people, while the fate of four others is unknown.

According to the information so far, the two elderly men who lived in farmhouses have died, while the missing are in the area of ​​the city of Forli.

Much of Emilia Romagna has been flooded due to overflowing rivers and tributaries. Road and rail links have been disrupted, as has in many cases the electricity supply.

The municipality of Bologna called this morning with a new message to the citizens to leave the shops and ground floor apartments.

Men and women of the Italian Civil Protection and Firefighters and from other regions of the country are trying to approach the affected areas in order to deal with the situation as efficiently as possible.

Approval of emergency financial support from the government of Rome is expected. This severe wave of bad weather, according to the forecast, is going to start to subside from tonight.