Rescue Operations Underway in Flooded Regions of Italy.

Italian authorities continued to rescue flood victims in central Italy on Monday, December 7, after heavy rain battered the region over the weekend.

Over the previous night, 160 firefighters conducted 175 rescues with amphibious vehicles to assist civilians.

According to an Italian news agency, this part of Italy has not had this much rain over a 48-hour period in 30 years.

The rain is expected to continue through Wednesday. (AP)

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