Italian police, on the boat at right, and firefighters work to check the safety of residents in the Prima Porta neighborhood, in Rome, Italy, Frday Jan.31, 2014. A torrential rainstorm battered Rome ... more 
Italian police, on the boat at right, and firefighters work to check the safety of residents in the Prima Porta neighborhood, in Rome, Italy, Frday Jan.31, 2014. A torrential rainstorm battered Rome during the night, causing flash floods that felled trees and blocked thousands of commuters from reaching their workplaces. (AP Photo/Leone, Lapresse) ITALY OUT less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Leone, Lapresse
Fri, Jan 31, 2014 7:54 AM EST