Bad weather in Rome, thunder and lightning before the rain. Hail at the Castles. Yellow alert in Lazio today and tomorrow
The rain returns to Rome. After days of asphyxiating heat, violent thunder in the early afternoon of Tuesday frightened thousands of Romans. Then space for rain in several (but not all) districts of the capital. Thunderstorms also in the Castelli Romani area, where heavy rainfall was recorded around 2 pm and a hailstorm hit Rocca Priora. The perturbation, according to forecasts, it could move towards the south coastin the area of Anzio, Nettuno and Sabaudia.
The whole region is crossed by disturbances and strong ones are recorded thunderstorm also in net and in Lepino MountainsI between the province of Frosinone And Latina. The Civil Protection has issued the yellow alert for thunderstorms and adverse weather conditions for today and tomorrow.
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Hail and flooding in the Castelli Romani
The area most affected by precipitation today, 9 August, is the Casetlli Romani area in the South East of Rome. The thunderstorms developed as early as 1:00 pm to continue into the afternoon. A Rocca di Papa the record of rain fell was recorded: a good 300 mm / h according to the maps of the Protection. The intense rain caused some flooding of the streets and there were several requests for intervention from firefighters and Civil Protection.
A Rocca Priora instead rain turned into great, at about 14:00 a violent hailstorm hit the city. Numerous videos and comments shared on social networks for the phenomenon that is striking in intensity in one of the hottest summers of recent years.
Yellow alert in Lazio
In a note the Civil Protection of Lazio ah emanated the yellow alert warning that “From today afternoon, Tuesday 9 August 2022 and for the following 6 hours and from tomorrow afternoon, Wednesday 10 August 2022 and for the following 6 hours, it is expected on Lazio: scattered precipitations to be isolated, also of a reverse or temporal with prevalently diurnal evolution “.
The Regional Functional Center carried out the assessment of the levels of Alert / Criticism and has therefore forwarded a bulletin with yellow alert for hydrogeological criticality and hydrogeological criticality for thunderstorms on all the alert areas of Lazio. «The Permanent Operations Room of the Lazio Region directed the alerting of the Regional Civil System and invited all the structures to adopt all the formalities of competence. Finally, it should be remembered that for every emergency the population will be able to refer to the municipal civil protection structures to which the Regional Operations Room will guarantee constant support “, reads the note.