In the hottest week of the year, with the African anticyclone Lucifer that will cause temperatures to rise to 47-48 degrees, today Wednesday 11 August and tomorrow Thursday 12 the heat and the heat will reach a peak. If today the cities have a red dot – level 3 alert that “indicates emergency conditions (heat wave) with possible negative effects on the health of healthy and active people and not only on subgroups at risk such as the elderly, very young children and people suffering from chronic diseases – there are 8, tomorrow they will become 10: in Bari, Campobasso, Rieti, Rome, Frosinone, Latina, Palermo, Perugia, Bologna and Trieste will be added on Thursday.
According to the heat wave bulletin of the Ministry of Health, today there are also 8 cities with an orange sticker, i.e. level 2 alert that indicates weather conditions that can pose a health risk, particularly in the most susceptible subgroups of the population: Bologna, Bolzano, Brescia, Cagliari, Catania, Florence, Reggio Calabria, Trieste and Viterbo. Tomorrow the centers with the orange stamp will always be 8: Ancona, Bolzano, Brescia, Cagliari, Florence, Naples, Verona and Viterbo.