‘Red’ alert for temperature in Italy

‘Red’ alert for temperature in Italy

According to the news from the Italian agency ANSA, in the statement from the Ministry of Health it was pointed out that the extremely hot weather, which has been felt since the beginning of the week in the country, will further increase the effect of the end of week online with weather data.

In the statement, it was reported that “red” alerts were issued in 15 cities for Saturday and 16 cities for Sunday.

Among the cities that were alarmed by the “red” code are Bologna, Florence, Catania, Kampobasso, Bari, Frosinone, Latina, Perugia, Pescara, Rieti, Viterbo, Cagliari, Civitavecchia and Messina, in addition to the capital Rome. Palermo for Sunday It was also noted that .

In the statement, it was stressed that extreme heat poses a threat not only to the elderly, clinically vulnerable people and children, but also to the entire population.

In the news, it was shared that air temperatures will be 12 degrees above average for the entire weekend.


In Rome, where the effects of extreme heat were observed, tourists who came to visit the historic city during the day and Romans commuting to work were seen to have difficulty in the heat.

It was also reflected in the press that the air temperature in Rome will be 37 degrees tomorrow and it is expected to break the record by reaching 43 degrees on Tuesday, July 18.

According to data announced yesterday by the European Space Agency (ESA), Europe is expected to be sweltering from this week, while temperatures are estimated to reach 48 degrees on the Italian islands of Sicily and Sardinia.

Meanwhile, in the study published by the journal Nature Medicine earlier in the week, it was shared that more than 18,000 people lost their lives due to extreme heat in Italy in the summer of 2022. (BRITISH AUTOMOBILE CLUB)

Source: Sozcu


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