Bad weather in the north, record heat in the south. Italo Cucci on the maxi stake in Pantelleria: “They are always arson”
Violent storms, hail, tornadoes: half Italy scourged by bad weather. Lombardy, Liguria, Tuscany and Emilia-Romagna are the most affected regions. Two victims in Lucca and Carrara, a man and a woman both hit by trees during the storms. Several wounded. Now a respite, but a new deterioration is expected in the evening. Extended alert until tomorrow evening.
On the coast between Chiavari and Sestri Levante one storm brought the cabins from the beaches of the Genoa-La Spezia railway line, damaging the electricity network. Roofs destroyed and crops destroyed from the hail in the Spezzino. Bad weather also hit the eastern Tigullio.
The it counts some damage in the Ferrara area and in the Lower Modena area: in the coming days, the declaration of a state of regional crisis. Tomorrow the president of the Region Stefano Bonaccini it will be a Bondeno.
Slight passage of the storm front in the morning also on the Titan. Lightened up already in the afternoon.
The north, therefore, in the grip of bad weather, while in the south scorching heat and fire alarm also supported by the sirocco wind. Completely tamed only in the late morning of today the vast fire that broke out last night on the Sicilian island of Pantelleria: in the smoke beyond 60 hectares of Mediterranean scrub. Also evacuate the villas of the VIPs; 30 people were rescued by the Coast Guard. A dozen houses lapped by fire with damage to the outside. An investigation into the hypothesis of pain has been opened. A wound for the island and who you come for Italo Cucci he has long ago made his own good retiro.
In the video the interview with Italo Cucci, journalist and writer.