Bad weather, yellow alert tomorrow in 11 regions

Civil protection: “From tonight adverse weather conditions on Campania, Molise, Basilicata, Puglia, Calabria and Sicily”. Then it’s also up to Emilia-Romagna, Umbria, Tuscany, Marche and Lazio

Thunderstorms with weather warnings over several Italian regions. A disturbance arriving from the western Mediterranean Sea will tend to accentuate the conditions of instability on the Italian territory, starting from the western sectors, with phenomena that will also take on a stormy nature and, starting today evening, will be gradually more intense in the southern regions. On the basis of the available forecasts, the Department of Civil Protection in agreement with the regions involved – which are responsible for activating the civil protection systems in the territories concerned – has issued a warning of adverse weather conditions. The weather phenomena, impacting on the various areas of the country, could determine hydrogeological and hydraulic criticalities which are reported, in a national summary, in the national criticality and alert bulletin which can be consulted on the Department’s website (

The notice foresees from late evening today, Sunday 9 October, scattered rainfall, also of a reverse or thunderstorm character over Campania, gradually extending to Molise, Basilicata, Puglia, Calabria and Sicily. The phenomena will be accompanied by strong showers, frequent electrical activity and strong gusts of wind. On the basis of the expected phenomena, a yellow alert was assessed for tomorrow, Monday 10 October, on Emilia-Romagna, Umbria, parts of Tuscany and Marche, on Lazio, Molise, Campania, Puglia, Basilicata, Calabria and Sicily.

The meteorological and critical situation forecast for Italy is updated daily on the basis of new forecasts and the evolution of phenomena, and is available on the website of the Department of Civil Protection (, together with the general rules of behavior to be taken in case of bad weather. The information on the regional alert levels, on the specific criticalities that could affect the individual territories and on the prevention actions adopted are managed by the territorial civil protection structures, in contact with which the Department will monitor the evolution of the situation.