Rains and thunderstorms are arriving in Sicily while a lowering of temperatures is expected from tomorrow 17 September. Conditions that between today and Saturday will suddenly worsen to the point that the yellow alert for weather-hydrogeological and hydraulic risk has been announced for the island starting from this afternoon.
This was announced by the civil protection that issued the notice number 22259 where the yellow alert is indicated on the island starting at 16 today in four provinces, Palermo, Messina, Trapani and Agrigento. And this despite temperatures still generally remaining high everywhere.
Yellow alert in much of Sicily
The yellow alert will extend tomorrow, Saturday 17 September, and will affect 7 provinces. The only ones excluded will be Syracuse and Ragusa, too, however, interested in possible rains.
Thunderstorms and, starting tomorrow, temperatures will drop
As of this afternoon, rainfall is expected “From isolated to scattered, also of a downpour or thunderstorm, on the western and central Tyrrhenian sectors and on the Aeolian archipelago, with low cumulative quantities. Aeolian Islands: Partly to very cloudy skies, with precipitation, even as a downpour or thunderstorm, in the evening “.
On Saturday 17 September, however, the rainfall will be “From isolated to scattered, even with a downpour or thunderstorm, on the central-western and north-eastern sectors, with cumulative quantities from weak to punctually moderate. Aeolian Islands: Very cloudy sky in the first part of the day with precipitation or short thunderstorms, with a tendency to subsequent improvement “.
While for tomorrow a general decrease in temperatures is expected, which up to now have been extremely hot and humid.CopyAMP code.
Adverse weather conditions
The warning also indicates adverse weather conditions “from late tomorrow morning, Saturday 17 September 2022, and for the following 9-12 hours, strong to stormy winds are expected from the western quadrants, especially the Egadi and Aeolian archipelagos”.
Also for tomorrow, the seas will be rough and agitated. We read: “All the western basins were very moved, up to the southern Tyrrhenian Sea in the evening; the Ionian tends to be very rough “.
Bad weather, orange alert in four regions
Orange weather alert in Umbria, Campania, Basilicata and Calabria and yellow in 7 other regions as well as in Sicily. This is indicated by the bulletin of the Civil Protection according to which in the next few hours thunderstorms are expected – which locally may be very intense – and strong winds over much of the country. In particular, from the evening the phenomena will affect eastern Lombardy, Trentino, Veneto, Emilia-Romagna, Tuscany, Marche, Umbria and Campania. Strong and stormy winds are expected tomorrow on Trentino, Veneto and Emilia-Romagna, in extension to Marche Abruzzo and Molise, Basilicata, Calabria and, in fact, Sicily. In the evening the winds will also affect Puglia.