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Storms in Switzerland and Italy cause flooding and landslides, leaving at least 4 people dead


BERLIN (AP) — Authorities say weekend storms in Switzerland and northern Italy caused extensive flooding and landslides, leaving at least four people dead. Storms and heavy rain affected southern and western Switzerland on Saturday and overnight. There was a significant landslide in the Fontana area of the Maggia valley in the Italian-speaking Ticino canton on the southern side of the Alps. Police said Sunday that the bodies of three people were recovered and were being identified. Farther north in the Valais region, the body of a man whose partner had reported him missing was found early Sunday at a hotel in the Alpine resort of Saas-Grund.

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