Articles tagged "sardinia"

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Thousands of animals perish, 1 500 people evacuate as massive wildfires ravage Sardinia, Italy

1 500 people have been forced to evacuate parts of south-western Sardinia, Italy after devastating wildfires fueled by strong and hot winds rapidly spread through parts of the island over the weekend, July 24 and 25, 2021. Regional governor described the wildfires...

July 27, 2021

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Massive floods claim 3 lives in Sardinia, rare tornado hits Catania, Italy

At least three people lost their lives while two others remain missing after severe storms hit the Italian island of Sardinia, triggering massive floods and landslides on Friday and Saturday, November 27 and 28, 2020. Meanwhile, a rare November tornado caused damage...

November 29, 2020

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Brutal hailstorm hits Sardinia during heatwave, sharp temperature drop, Italy

A brutal hailstorm hit the island of Sardinia on August 2, 2018, covering streets and land with up to 30 cm (1 feet) of ice. The event was accompanied by a sharp temperature drop, from 35 °C (95 °F) to just 12 °C (53.6 °F) within minutes. The rare...

August 06, 2018

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Extreme weather: 4 months worth of rain in 2 days hit Sardinia, Italy

Record-breaking rains that hit the Italian island of Sardinia over the past two days caused severe flooding and landslides. More than 100 people were forced to evacuate from their homes, schools have been closed and firefighters were called to over 100...

May 03, 2018

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Destructive Cyclone Cleopatra drops record-breaking rainfall in Sardinia, Italy

A destructive storm named Cleopatra struck the Mediterranean island of Sardinia, Italy, on November 18, 2013, flooding towns and villages, killing at least 17 people and leaving hundreds homeless. This is one of the strongest storms to hit Sardinia in decades. It...

November 19, 2013