A tornado struck in Rome: a 25-year-old man was killed in the city of Ladispoli, a coastal town north of the capital, when a cornice fell from a building and struck him on the head.
A 61-year-old male victim died in nearby Cesano where he was trapped under a fallen tree.
At least 20 others were injured in the storm in Ladispoli and nearby towns.
The tornado that struck around 6 p.m. local time also claimed the life of a 74-year-old man in Cesano, near Lake Bracciano. The Italian news agency reports the man was crushed by a tree.