Although the flooding and mudslides happened on October 25, a full week ago, I only learned about it today by visiting Rick Steves's site. He has a lot of information and a slideshow. I found more at Cultural Comments and Once in a Lifetime Travel. You can also find a lot of videos on YouTube.
Here's a picture I took when I was in Vernazza:
Here's a picture of the same spot after the flood, a little closer in:
It will take months, maybe even years, for Vernazza to recover, but I know it will. And more than ever, I will strive to go back and see this magical place once again.