Still bad weather with extreme events in Lombardy: a lot of damage, difficulties and a victim. They blame the African anticyclone and the supercells (read the interview with the expert). salma halima 58-year-old Moroccan immigrant, was affected by a pine suddenly collapsed while walking along Via Louis Braille, at number 39, in the Municipality of lissone, in the province of Monza, the area most affected by the water pump in the afternoon. salma halim he was going to work. She had a son and she did the worker a few street numbers from his home, in one of the businesses that line one side of the street where he died. The relatives, concerned that they did not know anything about him, alerted the emergency services. According to the reconstruction of the Desio carabinieri, must have sought shelter from the water under the tree which then ended up in her.
New storm in the night
In the afternoon, Monday, New storms hit Brianza. In particular, there were violent downpours and wind in Triuggio. A violent storm also hit the Como area, with very abundant rains a Cantu.
In the Milanese area, beyond hundred calls to the fire station. The interventions were interesting. Canegrate, Legnano, Bust Garolfo, Lainate, Pogliano Milanese. Milan divers have rescued a citizen of Villa Cortes he was trapped inside his flooded garage. Between Sesto San Giovanni and Cologno Monzese gusts attributable to a downburst or whirlwind have been reported.
TO Milanin avenue Fulvio Testi, a tree fell on the road due to strong winds. The traffic has stopped. TO Legnano three people were injured. Other trees were felled by the gusts, damaging some sections of the electricity supply network for ATM vehicles and forcing the some road closures. The transport company had to review the service of some lines.
Trams and buses diverted, M2 temporarily discontinued
in particular, I trams 1 and 12 have been replaced by buses between Espinasse/Palizzi and Roserio, the tram 14 was replaced by a bus between Cantore and Lorenteggio, the bus 42 discontinued service between Suzzani/Ponale and the Bicocca district.
Longer journey times and longer waits than usual even at bus stops lines 2, 4, 7, 31, 35, 40, 41 and 82. The M2 was Temporarily closed in the stretch between Vimodrone and Cernusco (where the subway circulates on the surface) due to the fall of some branches on the tracks. The z222 line of Autoguidovie that connects Monza with Sesto San Giovanni.
Trenord: damage to Monza station
Trenord announced “various infrastructure damage due to bad weather” with numerous traffic problems. The trains of the different directions of Lombardy have suffered delays of more than an hour. In particular, the inconveniences affected trains on lines S7, S8, S11, the Sondrio and Bergamo regional lines and on the Ferrovienord network lines S1, S2, S3, S4, the Como Nord, Varese Nord, Novara and Erba/Asso regional lines. The Monza station was closed for a few hours.
Ferrovienord: loss of control over traffic
“At about 1:45 p.m. today, due to the very strong wave of bad weather that hit the Saronno area, The Ferrovienord operating room has temporarily lost connectivity with peripheral posts and could no longer have control over circulation of the “Milan branch” which was greatly slowed down by the application of traffic management procedures in a “degraded regime”». This was announced by the company itself. «Thanks to the immediate activation of the backup and recovery systems, after about 15 minutes, the first sections were restored in “disaster recovery”. After 90 minutes, the system was fully operational again. The circulation of trains in the Ferrovienord network is experiencing average delays of 60 minutes, cancellations and route restrictions”. The gradual restoration of the rail network began late in the afternoon.
Discomfort in Malpensa
Strong inconvenience also for airports. A plane leaving Malpensa bound for New York was diverted to Rome after hail “perforated” the nose of the aircraft.
Damage in Brianza
The water bomb that fell on the Brianza made some plants fall Bernareggio (where a pine tree pushed its way between the cars parked on the street), a Vimercate and Oreno. TO Monza, in via Felice Cavallotti, a Clio was crushed by a log: save the occupants of the car. The most affected area is around the season in Via Arosio. Here fell the great cedar of Lebanon, one of the few survivors of the royal nursery. Traffic on Corso Milano was also blocked. TO Desire he rapes her hailstorm that flooded the streets also has cut through many hospital stained glass windowscausing water infiltration. It was necessary interrupt the activity of the day hospital and the oncology service.
A woman almost drowned
In Monza, the policemen saved one 64-year-old girl trapped in the via Casati underpass. The woman said that she escaped from her house on the ground floor, opening the door that leads to the garden, being sucked into the stream of water. That’s all crashed into the underpass, where the water reached three meters. Then she began to gasp, at the risk of drowning. Four agents recovered it.
Monza park closed
The park where the Bruce Springsteen concert is scheduled for July 25 should have opened on July 24 at 12, but it was closed all day.
About him Gerascia meadow We continue to prepare for the live show. of the organizer claudio trotta reassuring words arrived: «We are working because tomorrow (July 25, educate) is a memorable day for everyone and I’m sure it will be. We are in perfect harmony with all the local institutions, continuously monitoring the meteorological evolution that will surely still worry us today, but without preventing us from continuing safely with the necessary facilities”.
Mayor Pilotto: Springsteen concert confirmed
added Pablo PilotMayor of Monza: “To date, the Bruce Springsteen concert is not affected. However, I have to do a whole series of meetings to make an assessment, comparing myself with Civil Protection ». And he continued: «At the moment the organization that is managing everything has not detected any damage, the stage is being cleaned. So he repeat: for now the event is confirmed but we maintain an interlocutory attitude”. The mayor made an inspection of the park: «Leaves and branches have become dirty where we had cleaned in the last two days because last Friday we had a strong storm. Right now many operators are working in the park to reconstitute the cleanliness that was there until a few hours ago. I am about to start a series of meetings to make a general assessment also evaluating the weather: for tomorrow a “light” situation is forecast, while for today “boring” forecasts were forecast, in fact we had a very important impact ».
In the province of Varese, the greatest damage is recorded in sarones Dozens of interventions by firefighters due to fallen plants, floods and unroofed roofs. Fifty firefighters working with twelve vehicles.