Orange weather alert in Umbria, Campania, Basilicata and Calabria and yellow in eight other regions. The bulletin of the Civil protection on the basis of which in the next few hours thunderstorms are expected – which locally could be very intense – and strong winds over most of the country.
In particular, from the evening the phenomena will interest Eastern Lombardy, Trentino, Veneto, Emilia-Romagna, Tuscany, Marche, Umbria and Campania.
Strong winds and storms are expected for Saturday Trentino, Veneto and Emilia-Romagnain extension to Marche Abruzzo and Molise, Basilicata, Calabria and Sicily. In the evening the winds will also affect Puglia.
Maltempo Marche, Cnr: “It was the most intense storm of the last 10 years in Italy”
The storm that hit the Marche was the most intense of the last 10 years in Italy: this is indicated by the data recorded by the precipitation monitoring systems of the national pluviometric network of the Research Institute for the hydrogeological protection ofl National Research Council (Cnr-Irpi).
In particular, the rain gauge of Cantiano, one of the most affected municipalities in the Marche region, recorded between 17.00 and 21.00 265 mm of precipitation, with a peak of 90 millimeters per hour between 20.00 and 21.00..
Acquaroli: “We are preparing for a new wave”
In view of the new wave of bad weather, scheduled for tomorrow, the president of the Marche region Francesco Acquaroli explained that “we are preparing” with “the alert and the establishment of a supply chain, trying, we hope, to avert an event like the one on Thursday, which in some parts of the territory has reached a precipitation of 400 millimeters of water in very few hours. If we think that usually 1,200 mm fall in a year, you understand that we are talking about 400 liters per square meter ”, he said after the meeting of the Rescue Coordination Center, a“ very, very large precipitation ”. For the displaced, “we are preparing structures”.CopyAMP code