CREMONA – Thunderstorm with downpour, even quite violent, between 21.30 and 22.15 and public lighting knocked out in different areas of the city. Blackout, in particular, in a large portion of the historic center and in the neighborhoods close to via Dante. Consequence: even the traffic lights on tilt, with breakdowns and inevitable repercussions on traffic in via Dante, in viale Trento Trieste and in piazza Libertà. Result: local police officers mobilized and technicians in action to fix the network, which is not exactly easy given the situation. Usual inconveniences, with flooding, even in some underpasses. But the weather warning suggests that the day most at risk could be Sunday: an intense disturbance will reach the northern regions causing thunderstorms which, especially in the afternoon, will be frequent and intense. On the basis of the forecasts, the Civil Protection Department, in agreement with the regions, has issued a warning of stormy rainfall in Lombardy, Veneto and Emilia-Romagna. “The phenomena – the weather warns – will be accompanied by strong showers, local hailstorms, electrical activity and strong gusts of wind “.