Climate crisis, maxi-hailstorm also in the Upper Cremasco area: flooding, blackouts and isolated inhabited centers

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There hail continue to scourge the Northern Italy. After the damage and injuries caused in Veneto, extreme phenomena have begun to affect various areas of Lombardy. In the night between Friday and Saturday the worst disaster occurred in theUpper Cremascoin the province of Cremona: wind and hail, with grains as big as tennis balls. Then dozens of uprooted trees and collapsed on the cars, floodinguprooted placards, blackoutswind at 80 kilometers per hour, dozens of cars damaged, population centres unreachable precisely because of the plants fallen on the roads. Residents spoke of a nightmarish 40 minutes, bro 1.30 and 2.10 of the night. Ten countries affected. The fire brigade and civil protection worked to the fullest, with the mayors of the municipalities involved on the front line. Heavy damage to structures andagriculture.

Unfortunately, these are scenes we have already seen in the last few days: after the sultriness that reached all of Italy with the African anticyclone, the script of extreme phenomena is reproposed, with heavy showers, lightning, hail And strong gusts of wind. Me too’summer 2023 is not immune to the effects of crisis climate. The first violent storm in the late afternoon of the July 19th hit the Veneto plain: one hundred and ten wounded with trauma from hailfrom falls and from glass breakage. And gusts of wind up to 100 kilometers per hour. The following day, more damage and inconvenience in the province of Vicenza, Rovigo and Verona. While tornadoes and disastrous hailstorms also reached Lombardy: the province of Pavia was among the most affected areas, but the images from the areas of Saronno, Brescia and Monza Brianzawith the streets suddenly become rivers of ice.

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