Hurricane Leslie is on course to strike Italy in the next 24 hours as parts of the country are warned of torrential rainfall and intense levels of rain and winds.

The Hurricane is rotating over the southern Mediterranean and producing an extreme amount of rainfall across Sardinia Island, Sicily and possibly Calabria.
The rainfall will be focused across southern Sardinia, Sicily as well as over Calabria and Puglia regions – more than seven inches will be possible.
On Thursday 17 October, hurricane Leslie will probably hits with strong storms and winds (100 klm/hour) between Sicily and Calabria in south Italy.
On Friday, October 19, the situation will gradually be normal again and the weekend will be characterized by sun and heat. Saturday should be a sunny all over the country, with only a few clouds in the northern region of Italy.