HOLLYWOOD star George Clooney was amongst hundreds caught up in dramatic floods that hit Italy leaving 60 individuals homeless.

Oceans Eleven star George was with spouse Amal and their kids at their vacation dwelling in picturesque Lake Como when the village was hit with 72 hours of torrential downpour.

George Clooney with the mayor of Laglio, Roberto Pozzi, on the Lake Como flooding clear up
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George Clooney offers his help to Laglio residents[/caption]

It led to rivers and streams bursting their banks and the street exterior George’s Villa Oleandra dwelling in Laglio turned a river.

Greater than 60 individuals have been rescued after cities surrounding Lake Como have been hit by mudslides and floods as excessive climate gripped northern Italy.

Tree trunks, litter bins and rocks washed down the close by mountain facet swept previous his home however fortuitously he and his household have been unharmed and there was no harm.

Chatting with Italian media, Clooney stated: “It’s a lot worse than anyone thinks.

“We have been in Cernobbio and it was very dangerous. However right here in Laglio it’s a lot worse. 

“They suppose it could possibly be years and tens of millions of {dollars} earlier than they repair it up.

“This city has been right here perpetually, it’s going to proceed and it’s going to be stronger and are available again higher, this can be a very resilient city.”

Mayor Roberto Pozzi had been pressured to order an evacuation of residents dwelling in peril areas and 4 homes near George’s have been destroyed within the flood.

He advised The Solar: “We had three days of steady rain after which all hell broke unfastened and we have been flooded with an incredible wall of water and particles from the mountain.

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George Clooney helps residents in his village close to Lake Como within the flooding clear up[/caption]

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George Clooney’s mansion has a 100-metre exclusion zone[/caption]

“It’s a catastrophe zone – 4 homes have been destroyed and people households are being given various lodging.

“The noise and the power of the water have been superb – I’ve by no means seen something prefer it. It will take many days to clear up.

“George and his household are right here and the street close to their home is impassable in locations however they’re protected and there was no harm to their property.”

Sixty individuals in whole round Lake Como needed to be rescued by firefighters following the flooding.

And a few 50 residents have been trapped of their properties when a landslide induced a fuel leak within the hardest-hit city, Brienno, situated on the lake’s western shore.

Additional south in Cernobbio, an condominium constructing threatened with flooding was evacuated by hearth crews.

Dozens of timber have been stacked up in opposition to homes in addition to battered vehicles and vans that had been picked up like toys and carried downstream by the highly effective torrent.

It’s the newest excessive climate to hit Europe, simply two weeks after at the very least 196 individuals have been killed in heavy flooding in Germany and Belgium.

George Clooney purchased his 18th century villa for £10million in 2002.

It has 25 rooms, an outside theatre, a swimming pool and a storage to accommodate all of his bikes – and if that’s not sufficient house, it additionally has a 100 metre exclusion zone.


The actor secured his privateness by shopping for the adjoining Villa Margherita within the hopes as battle with the paparazzi hit its peak in 2015.

The mayor of Laglio needed to concern a proscribing order stopping followers from encroaching onto his property.

So now, trespassers can count on to face a superb of as much as £435 for coming inside 100 metre radius.