A portion of the Morandi Bridge on the A10 highway collapsed around noon (local time) on Tuesday, August 14, in Genoa amid a violent storm. Dozens of casualties are feared. More than 200 firefighters have been deployed to the site to conduct search and rescue operations. The section of the highway has been closed until further notice. Other road closures in the vicinity are likely, along with increased traffic congestion.
Individuals in Genoa are advised to avoid the site of the accident until further notice and follow any instructions issued by the local authorities.
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