Roads invaded by mud, especially the area of Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto and Milazzo
Cloudburst in Messina with roads invaded by mud and motorists in difficulty. The firefighters who intervened in particular gave the news in the area of Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto and Milazzo. The rainfall, which began in the early afternoon of Saturday, required about one hundred and fifty interventions by the rescue teams. There have been, we read in the tweets of the firefighters, “several floods”, “people isolated at home” and cars ended up submerged by the water that invaded the streets. The mayor of Milazzo Giuseppe Midili invited citizens on Facebook to “remain in their homes and avoid getting out on the street”. An invitation, to stay at home, addressed to the citizens already hours ago with the weather alert notice, also on social media, also by the lawyer Pinuccio Calabrò, mayor of Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto. Two landslides, caused by bad weather, temporarily halted road traffic on the 185 ‘di Sella Mandrazzi’ state road in both directions.