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Torrential rains cause widespread damage in northern Italy

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Heavy rains and strong winds have lashed northern Italy, causing widespread damage and disruption, media reports said.

The rough weather disrupted power supply to more than 2,000 homes and prompted service on some segments of the subway system to be suspended, Xinhua reported. Milan Mayor Giuliano Pisapia said his administration would do "everything possible to compensate for the damage."

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