Pisa, 28 September 2021 – “We are fine, but there has been and is a lot of concern.” Rita Lodovici it was uncovered by the fury of the storm. One of the shingles landed on his car. “Patience – he says – as long as nothing has happened to people”.
Sunday and yesterday his home between via Padre Agostino and via Arnino was watched over by the fire brigade. “They were very good. Thank you so much”. The woman who with her husband managed the Arsella for a long time, tells the moments of the disaster and the aftermath: “I can stay in a plan. The problem is if it rains … the firefighters have done it for me and the person below. an exclusive passage to go to the house. Because there is still danger. We have already asked for estimates, but it is still long “.
“I was at home – he says – the shutters slammed and I thought, ‘but if I stopped them because they slam so?‘So I opened the windows and was hit by water and hail. I immediately closed. I remained in this vortex, I felt material falling, luckily I was not in the attic. It went on like this for about ten minutes. An incredible violence: he took the marble stones that hold the roof and threw them on the apartment next door. “Then he remembers the 1989 whirlwind that took away” a quarter of the roof “.
“On Sunday I couldn’t understand, then I saw everything on the ground and then the roof was missing. I called the fire brigade. Now I’ll roll up my sleeves, as always”. Simona Rindi, president of the natural commercial center of Marina, intervened come Civil Protection: “We managed to cut down all the trees and secure them: Bigattiera, Aurelia and Pisorno. Our priority was to reopen the Bigattiera because the alternative was to go to Marina, but there were all the tiles on the asphalt. A bench some street vendors were destroyed, damage was recorded at the Pia, Fortuna, Marco Polo factories and then at the structure managed by the sisters of Father Agostino. A terrible self-healing “.
“Come Confcommercio express maximum availability to help companies affected by bad weather “, says Luca Ravagni, president of Conflitorale.
AND Gianluca Tiozzo, president Fiba: “We had been alerted, even if it is impossible to be 100% prepared for events like these. The damage has affected a few bathing establishments, probably at the point where the impact of the wind was strongest. If an event like this had it been in the height of summer, the budget would have been much worse “.
“In meeting with President Giani, I asked if it was possible to underestimate a regional state of emergency, I think they will discuss it in the council”, said Antonio Mazzeo, president of the regional council of Tuscany. “We will do our part”, he explained, on the sidelines of a conference in Florence.
“We have resources as a Regional Council for Natural Disasters.” And also the regional councilor Diego Petrucci (Fdi) expressed solidarity with the injured: “We invited Giani to report to the courtroom on the damage caused by bad weather. The Region should evaluate the request for a state of emergency”.
Governor who confirmed: “It was a very difficult moment for all of us: the damage reports come from all over Tuscany, so when we quantify them we will do the regional state of emergency”.
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