A storm front will bring rain to central-northern Italy this weekend


ROME. KAZINFORM An “intense” storm front from Spain will bring massive and widespread rain to central and northern Italy this weekend, forecasters said on Thursday.

There will be heavy showers in the north and parts of the center, particularly in Tuscany, the iLMeteo.it website said, ANSA reports.

He said Italy was forecast for five days of very bad weather from Saturday with a high risk of scattered thunderstorms.

The site’s editor, Andrea Garbinato, said that “these phenomena could first hit Liguria and then spread to the Tyrrhenian areas of the central regions and to Sardinia.

“In addition, the rest of the north will experience a very disturbed phase at least until Wednesday, when it could even snow in low ground for the period in the Alps and the northern Apennines.” With the onset of fall and the equinox falling at 3:04 a.m. Friday, he said, “a strong equinoctial storm will erupt, and in less than 24 hours the first fall Atlantic storm front will threaten the ‘Italy”.

Intense bad weather, Garbiano said, will mainly hit the northwest on Saturday morning, especially in southern Piedmont and western Liguria, and in the afternoon it will gradually spread to the northeast. , in particular the Veneto and the northern Adriatic, before descending into the northern Marches. .

Storms are expected to intensify on Saturday evening in the northeast and Emilia, while there will be a lingering risk of showers and storms in eastern Liguria and Tuscany.

Friday, on the other hand, will be clear and bright across most of the country.

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