December 7 According to a report quoted by the European Union News Agency by the European Network, on December 6 local time, the Italian Ministry of Emergency Civil Defense said that due to the impact of severe weather such as rain, snow and strong storms in recent days, landslides have occurred in many areas, and rivers in some areas are close to the highest cordon line. The civil defense department once again issued a red weather warning to Veneto, Friuli-Venezia Giulia and Bolzano in the northeast of the severely affected areas of severe weather, calling on the local government, police and fire departments, relief organizations and the population to actively prepare for emergency response.
According to the National Meteorological Observatory forecast, in the next few days from the 7th, parts of Italy, such as Emilia-Romagne, Lazio, Trentino-Alto Adige, Umbria, Abruzzo, Campania, Molise, Puglia, Calabria and Sicily will still be exposed to extremes such as rain, snow and strong wind. Affected by bad weather, the Ministry of Civil Defense has issued an orange weather warning to the above-mentioned areas.
According to the monitoring data of the civil defense department, the snow thickness of the Alps Dolomite and Dolomiti Mountains in the Autonomous Provinces of Belluno, Bolzano and Trent is currently 140 cm thick, and the avalanche risk in the next two days is close to the highest. No.
Days of heavy snow have caused serious damage to power facilities in several towns in Bolzano Province and caused local power outages. According to the requirements of the civil defense department, some of the high-risk sections of the Bolzano area, roads and railways will cease to operate from the 6th. In addition, the section from Vipiteno to Brennero in Bolzano Province was completely closed.
By the evening of the 6th, heavy snow had caused many avalanches in the Austrian state of Tyrol, which was a mountain away from Italy. Authorities in an Austrian mountain village only a few kilometers away from Italy have evacuated residents, and the avalanche has caused the destruction of many houses.
On the 5th, there were many landslides in the province of Belluno in Veneto, causing road disruption. In the Gosaldo area of the province, a fire truck on a rescue mission suddenly collapsed when it passed a bridge, causing the fire truck to fall into the river in an instant. Fortunately, no casualties were caused.
The water level of the Fiume Panaro, a western tributary of the Po River in Italy, has risen sharply since the 5th. As the flood peak flows through the Modena region, a bridge is seriously damaged and there is at risk of collapse at any time. At present, the local government has blocked the bridge and banned vehicles and pedestrians. At about 15:00 p.m. on the 5th, when the torrent flowed through the Nonantola area of Modena Province, it also caused the river to burst and flood a large amount of farmland.
Due to the extreme weather in this round, the Venice Mosi flood control system has been working for dozens of hours. Luca Zaia, chairman of the Veneto Region, announced on the 6th that some provinces and cities and towns in the region will enter a state of emergency in response to severe weather. He warned of the risk of avalanche or mudslides in mountainous areas at any time and called on people to avoid traveling to the mountains in bad weather. Huang Xin)