Rome schools closed on Friday 13 December

Rome schools, parks and cemeteries closed due to severe weather warning. 

Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has ordered the city's schools and kindergartens to close on Friday 13 December due to a severe weather alert.

The schools' closure comes as the city's civil protection agency issues a warning over high winds and intense rain.

In addition to schools, the capital's parks, villas and cemeteries will also be closed on 13 December.