Rendiconti Online della Società Geologica Italiana - Vol. 38/2016

The flood event in Benevento on 14th-15th October 2015: a short report

Alessio Valente (a), Cosimo Iscaro (a), Paolo Magliulo (a) & Filippo Russo (a)
(a) Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie, Università degli Studi del Sannio, Via dei Mulini 59/A ? 82100 Benevento, Italy. Corresponding author e-mail:

Volume: 38/2016
Pages: 105-108


This report describes the flooding features caused by an unusual weather event. This event was characterized by severe rainfall that occurred between 14th and 15th October 2015 in Benevento and the surrounding areas. Extensive damage affected populated areas due to the overflow of the Calore River and its tributaries.


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