Italian media are reporting an avalanche has left up to 30 people dead after hitting a ski hotel.
It was caused by a spate of earthquakes yesterday across the central area.
It's taken hours for emergency vehicles to reach the village in the Abruzzo region.
An avalanche has killed up to 30 people in Abruzzo, Italy following a series of earthquakes yesterday https://t.co/RWfk1aZSD2— Sky News (@SkyNews) January 19, 2017
More to follow.