Dozens of people were trapped in their vehicles when roads in Rome were turned white by a severe hailstorm that hit the Italian capital.
Images on social media showed ice drifts from the storm trapping commuters and bringing the busy European city to a standstill.
Footage showed floodwater loaded with ice and garbage flowing through the city streets and into the metro system.
People could be seen in the footage trying to escape their vehicles.
Local media said police received multiple reports of people trapped in their vehicles due to flooding.