Storms to replace heatwave in Italy in the last days of August.Italy's northern and central regions will face storms, high winds and heavy rainfall in the coming days as a late-summer heatwave comes to an end, weather forecasters have warned.
The wave of extreme weather will be accompanied by a sharp drop in temperatures, with a severe 'red' weather warning in place in the northern Lombardia region around Milan on Monday.
A medium 'orange' weather alert is in place elsewhere in much of northern Italy and parts of Tuscany while a lower-level yellow alert is in place in central regions, including the Lazio region around Rome.
Lunedì #28agosto piogge e temporali al Nord e al Centro-SudThe adverse weather conditions are expected to last for around 48 hours, according to weather forecast site IlMeteo.it.
Allerta ROSSA in Lombardia
Allerta ARANCIONE in 6 Regioni al Centro-Nord
Allerta GIALLA in 12 regioni
Leggi l’avviso di condizioni meteo avverse del 27 agosto https://t.co/wOJrpwfCFj pic.twitter.com/CbTuv77jZ0— Dipartimento Protezione Civile (@DPCgov) August 27, 2023
For updates and information on the weather alerts in Italy see the department of civil protection website.
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