A real storm that struck Bologna in the early afternoon today. Many inconveniences and related requests for help received by the Fire Brigade for cases of flooding of cellars and underpasses, but also for fallen trees (or parts of them) and pylons with consequent inconvenience to traffic and safety jeopardized for passers-by and motorists.
From what has been learned, in some areas, such as in Santa Viola and in the area of the Ospedale Maggiore, there was no light. And at the hospital there were flooding in some underground areas, as documented by the images below. Problems also in Vigorso in Budrio in the basements of the INAIL hospital, invaded by water.
Moments of fear for a woman who remained in her car broke down and was rescued by the Carabinieri and the divers’ group: blocked near the underpass of via del Triumvirato the passenger compartment was already partially flooded with water, but in the end it all ended without serious consequences.
In the evening from the operations center, the Red Helmets let it be known that following the violent downpour that hit the territory of the province of Bologna. about 80 interventions were carried out for water damage and felled trees on the roadway.
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