(ANSA) – FLORENCE, SEPTEMBER 27 – The president of Tuscany Eugenio Giani tonight decree the regional state of emergency following the wave of bad weather that hit the region yesterday: 72 municipalities involved in a first partial report, not touched only the provinces of Siena, Livorno and Grosseto, with gusts of wind exceeding 100 kilometers per hour that blew in the Arezzo area, in Massa Carrara, Pisa and Lucca.
The rain fell copiously and dense with peaks in the Apuan Alps in Equiterme (101 mm in three hours) and in Campocecina (59.4 mm in one hour, 143.6 in six hours). There was also hail, with grains as large as two or three fingers: for example in Bivigliano in the municipality of Vaglia and in Borgo San Lorenzo in Mugello. At the end of the day, over 450 interventions by the firefighters and 200 returned by volunteers were counted, to remove landslides, branches and trees from the roads. “We will collect all the damage declarations that will be presented and documented by the Municipalities – explains Giani – and we will evaluate them based on the financial availability that will arrive from the next budget change. We will decide on the allotment after November, once the most critical period for alerts has been concluded. and the autumn rains “. At the junta that met in the evening, the councilor for civil protection Monia Monni illustrated the first count of the critical issues reported so far. (HANDLE).
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