Italy was hit by bad weather, especially in the north. The first snow has arrived on the Dolomites, while the Pordenone area is unpleasant because of the overflow of the Grava stream and in the area of Treviso, due to flooding after a flooded channel. Orange alert in Puglia planned for Monday, August 27th. WEATHER, the predictions.
Whitewashed Alps. After hours of heavy rain and a sharp fall in the fire, the first snow has arrived in the mountains of Trentino Alto Adige. In some Dolomite valleys the snow has dropped to 1,200 meters as in San Candido or in Sesto in Alta Val Pusteria. More than 2000 meters there is an accumulation of snow up to 30 cm, such as on the shelters of Val Badia or Val Gardena. At 3000 meters the temperature has dropped to -8 degrees. Bolzano woke up this morning with a temperature of 14 degrees with a fresh wind from the north. From next week, however, temperatures will return to summer: up to +30 degrees in Bolzano and up to +20 degrees in Val Pusteria.
Floods in the province of Pordenone and Treviso. The storm front that has influenced the foothills of the Pordenone in the night has caused extensive flooding in the municipality of Caneva, where the Grava stream has collapsed and the entire fraction of Fratta and numerous streets of the city are flooded. Due to the bad weather, tree trunks have occurred in Palazzolo dello Stella (Udine), Polcenigo (Pordenone) and Osoppo (Udine). Firefighters involved in the province of Treviso, in the areas of the municipalities of Sarmede, Cordignano and Orsago, as a result of a series of floods caused by the overflow of the Ruio Canal in Villa di Cordignano.
Orange alert in the north of Puglia. The Pugliese civil protection, due to the thunderstorms and rain showers expected on Puglia, has evaluated, from Monday morning and for the next 24-36 hours, an orange warning for localized hydrogeological risk and storms on northern Puglia and a warning yellow for storms and hydrogeological risk on the other parts of the region. Instead, the orange warning in Tuscany has been withdrawn.
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