(ANSA) – GROSSETO, 20 AGO – Fear of Isola del Giglio (Grosseto) for two small cruise ships, when an unexpected wave of bad weather, accompanied by strong winds, with gusts of more than 30 knots, hit the island. The two boats, with a total of about 400 people on board, had tried to leave the port but were damaged by the waves in the vicinity of Campese and Giglio Porto. They succeeded, however, in returning to the harbor while the water in the two small ships had begun to climb. So much fear among the passengers, but there are no injuries, as also confirmed by the mayor Sergio Ortelli who organizes the arrival of a ferry to the "cruisers & # 39; return to Porto Santo Stefano.
Another boat with about ten people was in trouble, but everyone, Ortelli assures, has been reported safely on the spot.
The boat that had sunk to the Isola del Giglio was actually a yacht of 15 meters long with 9 people on board, of which 5 children: they were all saved. Among them was Guido Meda, a well-known television sports journalist. The yacht is sunk after it has hit the rocks.
Two tourists were hit by lightning during a water bomb that struck this afternoon at Marina di Grosseto and Marina di Alberese within the Maremma Regional Park in the province of Grosseto. Immediately rescued by the 118 and transferred to the Misericordia hospital in Grosseto, the two would not be in mortal danger.
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