Starting tonight, an intense Atlantic disturbance will pass over Tuscany that will bring scattered showers and thunderstorms, even strong, especially on inland areas. The operations room of the regional civil protection issued an orange code, for strong thunderstorms and hydrogeological risk, valid from midnight today until 20 tomorrow and will affect most of the central-northern inland areas. A yellow codeagain for strong thunderstorms and hydrogeological risk, with validity from 8 pm until midnight today, will instead concern the north-western areas. Another yellow codeagain for strong thunderstorms and hydrogeological risk, with validity from midnight tomorrow until 8 pm, it will affect the southern areas, including the islands.
In the afternoon of today, Wednesday, scattered precipitation is expected in the north-west areas, intensifying in the evening, when they can take on a downpour or thunderstorm character, locally of strong intensity. During the night and in the morning of tomorrow, Thursday, phenomena in extension to most of the central-northern inland areas, in particular in the provinces of Lucca, Pistoia, Prato, Florence and Arezzo. The phenomena may be strong and locally persistent and accompanied by intense gusts of wind and hail. In the afternoon, greater variability with scattered showers, mainly thunderstorms, more likely in the central inland areas and southerners. Improvement in the evening. The most intense thunderstorms, locally persistent, are however difficult to locate.
Further details and advice on the behaviors to adopt, depending on the risk, can be found in the “Weather alert” section of the website of the Tuscany Region, accessible from the address http://www.regione.toscana.it/allertameteo.