Multiple tornadoes hit Rome claiming two

Published on : Tuesday, November 8, 2016

tornadoesRome was hit by multiple tornadoes on Sunday killing two people. Media reports said had the tornadoes reached the city centre it would have been an apocalypse. One tornado blasted a coastal town about 30 miles west of Rome Sunday evening while another tornado struck a neighbourhood 18 miles to its north

 
The first tornado struck the town of Ladispoli around 6 p.m. local time, damaging dozens of buildings.

 

“It came in from the sea and swept through the town center,” said Crescenzo Paliotta, the mayor of Ladispoli. “There were fishing boats in the harbor that were moved over 100 meters.”

 
Close-up video shows trees snapping, a traffic sign flattened, and large debris flying through the streets.

 
On Monday, schools were closed in the town as the cleanup effort began. A man was killed by a piece of masonry blown off the edge of an apartment building.

 
The second tornado, which remained on the ground for some distance and was widely photographed, caused substantial damage around Cesano, about 18 miles north of Rome. Here also a man died when a tree landed on his car.

 

Sunday’s meteorological conditions were ripe for violent thunderstorms in the region. A strengthening area of low pressure was moving into northern Italy, drawing moist, unstable air over the peninsula.

 
Changing wind direction with altitude (or wind shear) then helped rotate the very unstable air.

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