An exceptionally intense hailstorm hit large areas of the Langhe, Monferrat AND gnawedBetween cuneo AND AstigianIn it turinian and inAlexandrine. Since the first findings, the damage to agriculture is significant. An initial recognition of the technicians of theHarp established that the municipalities of are particularly affected Santeña, poirino AND Pralormo, in the Turin area. The epicenter of the phenomenon was in the Asti area Asti cistern, Saint Damien of Asti, Saint George Scarampi, serola AND rocksummer.
In it cuneoin the heart of Piedmont’s gastronomic and wine treasures, the places most affected were instead Mount, santo stefano roero, mololdo roero, Channel, Castellinando d’Alba, prioka, Vezza d’Alba, Chestnut, guarene, Piobesi d’Alba, dawn carnelian, Barbaresco, Snow, Sunrise, Treiso, mango, Cossano Belbo, Rocchetta Belbo, Trezzo Tinella, chestnut, Cortemilia. Spigno Monferratofinally, the most attacked city in the Alessandria area. More comprehensive mapping and assessment of rainfall intensity is currently underway.
Alarm in the municipalities of the southeast of Turin between Trofarello, Santeña, poirino AND Pralormo. Coldiretti Turin indicating that much of the crops have been lost horticultural in the open field, that is, not protected by greenhouses and nets. In some hamlets the crops of zucchinialready in full maturity, and pumpkins, in full development of plants. TO Pralormo Manufacturers report damage to hazelnuts with losses, in some cases, of at least 80% of the harvest. Serious damage also to wheat, corn and sunflower crops.
Tomorrow the officials of theRegional Department of Agriculture They will carry out an inspection to assess the damage and the procedures to activate in the event of natural disasters and meteorological events of this magnitude. “We are receiving reports of grains the size of tennis balls and extensive damage to crops”, explains the president of the Piedmont Region Alberto Cirio and the Councilor for Agriculture marcus protopapa.
“We immediately mobilized: already tonight -adds President Cirio- I will go to some of the affected areas to verify the situation and tomorrow our officials will carry out a series of inspections for an initial estimate of the damage. We have already activated all the procedures to request the state of calamity because the damage is enormous and the farmers will have to be compensated.” And then at night, on Facebook, “Start from guarene the afternoon of inspections to check the damage caused by the hailstorms that hit Cuneese, Torinese and Asti this afternoon. The very violent rains caused serious damage to agriculture, but also to property, as evidenced by the broken windows of cars parked in the street.