Bad weather Umbria, landslides and blocked roads also in Gubbio: “we will ask for a state of calamity”

Bad weather Umbria, landslides and blocked roads also in Gubbio: “we will ask for a state of calamity”
Bad weather Umbria, landslides and blocked roads also in Gubbio: “we will ask for a state of calamity”
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Together with the Marche, also theUmbria yesterday it was hit by the effects of self-healing storms that caused a disaster in the provinces of Ancona and Pesaro-Urbino. Among the most affected places, there is also Gubbio. “We have been working with our technical office, municipal vehicles and the workers sector since yesterday afternoon, without interruption, but the efforts to be made are well beyond our possibilities.“: Declared the mayor of Gubbio, Filippo Mario Stirati.

We will ask for the state of natural disasteras well as a great support from the Umbria Region, given that the situations of instability are of regional competence: we are working in these hours both with the Province and together with the Civil Protection, there are families and companies in difficulty, which is why interventions are needed extraordinary and extraordinary resources, for a territory that is the largest in Umbria and presents enormous problems“, Added Stirati.

Among the most affected areas, there are that of Buranese, where, as the Councilor for Public Works, Valerio Piergentili, says, “there are several landslides, in San Bartolomeo, in particular, both on the border with Pietralunga and on the border with the Marche. The Contessa road has been closed by Anas, we are waiting for a bulletin to understand the extent of the damage and the reopening times. We have been intervening with our means since last night – underlines Piergentili – in the firm desire to be able to restart the roads as quickly as possible on the roads of our competence, but it is evident that alone we cannot face the enormous extent of the inconveniences we are experiencing “.

Landslides and debris also invade the roads of the province of Perugia. The traffic sector of the Province of Perugia immediately activated by intervening with its own means to solve the critical issues but, given the extent of the phenomenon, it was necessary to resort to the help of private companies to clear and clean up the roads concerned. In particular, the communication routes affected are: Sr 3 Bis Tiberina, Sr 416 del Niccone and Sr 221 di Monterchi. The provincial roads Sp 103 Monte Santa Maria Tiberina, Sp 104 di Morra, Sp 105 Trestina (Città di Castello – Umbertide) Sp 201 Pietralunga (Città di Castello-Montone). “These streets – the technicians present on District 1 reported – they are all affected by landslides, debris and fallen tree branches. The side gutters are completely invaded by debris from the adjacent land ”. The situation is also constantly monitored by the provincial councilor delegated to traffic.

The President of the Province of PerugiaStefania Proietti, expressed closeness to the Umbrian mayors of the affected municipalities: Pietralunga, Scheggia and Pascelupo, Gualdo Tadino, Monte Santa Maria Tiberina, Gubbio and Città di Castello and condolences for the victims of the Marche.


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