Florence, 26 September 2021 – Fear of the intense disturbance that has hit Tuscany on the afternoon of Sunday 26 September. A storm front hit hard different areas. The most serious situation in the province of Massa Carrara, where a tornado caused various damages. But here are the main locations affected.
Storm in the afternoon over the Tuscan capital with strong gusts of wind. The yellow alert has been fully respected. There is at least one fallen tree in the very central Viale dei Mille.
Car destroyed by hail
The video of a car hit by large hailstones in Pratolino, a town in the municipality of Vaglia, in the province of Florence, is on the web. The body of the car was destroyed, as well as the windshield and windows.
Violent storm on Prato, with high rainfall (21 mm recorded in a quarter of an hour). The Chiesanuova pedestrian underpass is flooded.
Violent hailstorm in Borgo San Lorenzo, with several whitewashed streets. Just towards the Mugello they were expected also violent phenomena, it is in fact here that the perturbation has moved. “A strong disturbance has passed over the Mugello – say from the Municipality of Borgo San Lorenzo with hailstorms, which is slowly leaving our area and losing strength. Civil Protection teams are already on the territory. The road between Rabatta and Sagginale is currently closed for crumbling trees and on the roadway. For reports, contact the numbers of the Civil Protection of Mugello “.
Metropolitan City of Florence
“Storms with hail and gusts of wind – reads a statement of the Metropolitan City of Florence – over a large part of the metropolitan area during the afternoon of Sunday 26 September 2021. The Civil Protection Room of the Metropolitan City of Florence recommends the utmost caution when driving and outdoors due to the presence of debris and branches carried by the wind “.
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The storm also hit Versilia and Viareggio. The Carnival was stopped shortly after the start of the course due to heavy rain. The demonstration, which was at the second exit of the wagons, was suspended.
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