Malfunctions in air connections at Cagliari airport due to a sudden wave of bad weather Flights delayed or diverted to the airports of Alghero, Trapani, Palermo and Catania. Especially in the evening a powerful storm, with a lightning flash, fell on the Cagliari
A lightning strike also hit the runway 32 on the north, causing a microcracking on the asphalt. The airport is open regularly but some aircraft waiting to land have chosen other airports, especially the flight from Milan Linate is diverted to Alghero, while flights arriving from Frankfurt, Munich, Vienna and Milan have delayed Malpensa
. sudden and profuse showers of the evening caused the flooding of roads, houses and shops in the area of Cagliari and dozens of requests for intervention arrived at the police station In particular, firefighters had to intervene in Serramanna, Ussana and Sant & # 39; Antioco as a result of flooding who blocked the houses, so much so that some people with ambulatory problems were saved. Interventions also in San Giovanni Suergiu, Masainas and Calasetta. In one case, the firefighters also helped a pregnant woman get stuck with the car in the middle of the road, which became a giant puddle.