In the most extreme Italian summer of recent decades, battered by violent waves of bad weather in the North and simultaneous hot advections of great intensity in the Center / South, we are preparing to experience a weekend with truly impressive meteorological connotations. We are in the highlight of the season, between the end of July and the beginning of August, and between Saturday 31 July and Sunday 1 August the Center / South will be hit by an exceptionally strong wave of African heat. The temperatures, which have already reached today very high maximum values up to + 44 ° C in Sicily and + 43 ° C in Puglia, will rise further exceeding the +45°C especially in Calabria and Sicily, and licking the wall of the +40°C also in the central regions.
Beware of the contemporary cold and unstable sack coming from the Scandinavian Peninsula and directed towards the Rhone Valley: right Saturday 31 July it will trigger violent storms that will hit Northern Italy and in particular Valle d’Aosta, Piedmont, Lombardy, Trentino Alto Adige and Veneto, partially extending to Liguria, Emilia Romagna and Friuli Venezia Giulia. The weather will remain bad, rainy, stormy and cool, too Sunday 1st August. In the North stuff from Norway, in the South over twenty degrees more with Saharan climate for the craziest weekend of the Italian summer.