The Meteoalarm meteorological agency issued weather warnings in Italy's northern regions due to forecast thunderstorms and strong winds on Thursday, May 14. In the Piedmont and Lombardy regions, orange warnings (second-highest on a four-tier scale) for thunderstorms are in effect while orange warnings for strong winds were issued in the regions of Liguria, Emilia-Romagna, Tuscany, and Marche. The inclement weather could persist into the evening (local time) on Saturday, May 16.
Related transportation disruptions, hazardous driving conditions, and power outages are possible over the coming hours.
Individuals in the affected areas are advised to monitor local weather reports, anticipate transportation disruptions, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.
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