NOVARA – Roofs uncovered, telephone and public lighting poles demolished, flooded streets and courtyards, uprooted trees: bad weather has returned to do damage in the Novara area. An authentic water bomb that in a few minutes caused many inconveniences throughout the territory.
In Novara, in the Bicocca district, the roof of the Penny Market supermarket in via 23 Marzo was overturned: the sheets and insulation ended up in the parking lot next door. The market was evacuated, luckily there were no injuries. Firefighters intervened on the spot and insulated the parking lot. There is currently no damage to the DIY store in the same building.
Also in the Bicocca district, in via Sforzesca, a tree collapsed between two buildings and landed on the balconies of one of the two. On the job firefighters. In via monsignor Cavigioli a sheet metal destroyed a car.
The strong gusts of wind caused the branches of the trees to fall on the parked cars near Villa Segù, in the hamlet of Olengo di Novara. The fire department’s switchboard received dozens of requests for intervention to remove fallen plants and drain the flooded basements.
Still damage with uncovered roofs and abattoir poles in the Municipality of Granozzo. «I asked for the intervention of the civil protection – says the mayor Paolo Paglino – to secure the most critical situations. On Sunday 27 June, the Bimbi Graziosi kindergarten was uncovered. This time the damaged roofs in Granozzo and Monticello increased as well as the presence of copious road flooding ».
Dangerous plants and tiles crashed into the street also in Cerano, inconvenience also in Trecate and in the surrounding area. “We are already at work with three patrols of the local police, with the volunteers of the National Alpine-Civil Protection Association and AIB to intervene in the most affected areas – explained the mayor Binatti -. By joining forces we will overcome this too ».