A wave of bad weather will arrive in Italy with flood risk in the South

A wave of bad weather will arrive in Italy with flood risk in the South
A wave of bad weather will arrive in Italy with flood risk in the South

AGI – A cyclonic vortex that will give life to an intense phase of bad weather on the southern regions. According to the site iLMeteo.it in the South an intense deterioration is expected starting from Sunday 24 October.

A cyclone will reach the southern seas of Sicily severely worsening the weather first on the island and then on the Tyrrhenian Calabria. Abundant or very abundant precipitation is expected in these regions between the afternoon and the evening, which could cause it sudden flash floods, first in the province of Palermo and Trapani, then of Catania and Syracuse and then of Reggio Calabria and Catanzaro.

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More serene weather situation in the Center North

In the Center-North, on the other hand, the meteorological scenario will be calmer, with a higher sunshine on most sectors. Starting from Monday 25 October, the cyclone will move towards the Ionian Sea with the risk of turning into a dangerous Medicane: this term derives from the fusion of the English words MEDIterranean hurriCANE, literally “Mediterranean hurricane” as for the physical characteristics of the atmospheric structure it recalls the “monsters” that form on the oceans. If this were to materialize, the bad weather will become really heavy especially on eastern Sicily and Ionian Calabria, which will be lashed by winds with gusts up to 100 km / h and heavy and persistent rains for over 24-48 hours.

In detail:

Saturday 23 – In the north, rain showers in Emilia and lower Veneto, local mists in the plains. In the center, more rains on the Adriatic and upper Lazio, it gets worse in South Sardinia. In the south, rains arriving in Basilicata, towards late evening worsen strongly on Palermo and Trapani.

Sunday 24 – In the sunny north. Center: many clouds over Abruzzo and Molise, it worsens strongly in Sardinia. In the south it rains on Cilento, Basilicata, Ionian Calabria, then it seriously worsens on Palermo, Trapani and Catania.

Monday 25 – In the north, clear or partly cloudy skies. Isolated mists on the lowland areas. In the center, scattered rainfall. In the South severe bad weather in all regions, risk of storms in the Ionian areas.


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