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Updated: Fri, 31 Jan 2014 15:07:52 GMT | By CBC News, cbc.ca

Giant tumbling boulders narrowly miss Italian farmhouse



In this photo provided by Tareom.com Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, and taken on Jan. 23, 2014, a huge boulder is seen after it missed a farm house by less than a meter, destroying the barn, and stopped in the vineyard, while the second giant boulder at left, which detached during the same landslide on Jan. 21, 2014, stopped next to the house, in Ronchi di Termeno, in Northern Italy. According to reports, the Trebo family living there was unharmed in the landslide. Markus Hell, Tareom.com/Associated Press

In this photo provided by Tareom.com Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, and taken on Jan. 23, 2014, a huge boulder is seen after it missed a farm house by less than a meter, destroying the barn, and stopped in the vineyard, while the second giant boulder at left, which detached during the same landslide on Jan. 21, 2014, stopped next to the house, in Ronchi di Termeno, in Northern Italy. According to reports, the Trebo family living there was unharmed in the landslide. Markus Hell, Tareom.com/Associated Press

A Jan. 21 landslide in Ronchi di Termeno in northern Italy sent two boulders tumbling downhill towards this farmhouse. One boulder came to rest against the the farmhouse, narrowly missing a vehicle.

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The second boulder smashed through a barn, missing the farmhouse by less than a metre, and continued rolling before it stopped in a vineyard.  

Reports indicate the family that live in the farmhouse were unharmed.

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