The announced phase of bad weather persists in most of the central regions of Italy and will extend to the whole of the South in the next few hours. On the basis of the available forecasts, the Department of Civil Protection in agreement with the regions involved, which are responsible for activating the civil protection systems in the territories concerned, has issued a further warning of adverse weather conditions, which integrates and extends the widespread one. yesterday. The weather phenomena, impacting on the various areas of the country, could determine hydrogeological and hydraulic criticalities which are reported, in a national summary, in the national criticality and alert bulletin which can be consulted on the Department’s website.
The warning foresees, from the early hours of tomorrow, precipitation with a prevalent storm character on Romagna. The persistence of storm phenomena is also expected on Marche, Umbria, Abruzzo, Molise, Campania, Puglia and Basilicata, in extension to Calabria and Sicily. The phenomena will be accompanied by strong showers, hailstorms, frequent electrical activity and strong gusts of wind.
On the basis of the expected and ongoing phenomena, an orange alert for hydrogeological and thunderstorm risk on the northern sectors of Sicily was assessed for tomorrow. Yellow alert on the rest of the Sicilian island and on all southern regions, as well as in the Marche, Umbria and part of Romagna.
The Civil Protection Department of the Presidency of the Sicilian Region today released a warning for the weather-hydrogeological and hydraulic risk. From the early hours of tomorrow and for the following 24-36 hours, precipitation with a prevalent thunderstorm character is expected.
“The phenomena – reads the bulletin – will be accompanied by strong showers, hailstorms, frequent electrical activity and strong gusts of wind”. For the province of Palermo the alert level is orange.