The numbers of the Mediterranean Cyclone that is lashing Italy are impressive: the Tempest has deepened up to 986hPa in the Tyrrhenian Sea and is causing very violent bad weather for more than 24 hours.
The meteorological data are exceptional: all the records were recorded in Sicily, with a gust of wind of 187km / h tonight in Novara di Sicilia and as much as 307mm of rain accumulated on the ground since yesterday in Linguaglossa on Etna. They are typical numbers of Hurricanes 3rd Category.
189km / h in Novara di Sicilia
151km / h in Castrignano de ‘Greci
124km / h in Pisticci
120km / h at Capo Carbonara
119km / h in Gallipoli
115km / h in Tripi
114km / h in Monasterace and Campobello di Mazara
113km / h in Monte di Procida
104km / h to Pantelleria