A strong hurricane 1 category on the Saffir-Simpson scale affects the South of Italy. Despite the fact that the pressure is very low (with a minimum around 1010 HPA in the eye of the storm), the pressure gradient is thus to generate very strong winds.
Storm alerts are in the South of Italy, heavy rains continue in the Ionian Calabria, where the situation remains critical because of the weather.
Wind speeds of 130 km/h gave the rampage in the Campaign, but is now also much stronger in Calabria and Sicily, where the strong storm is projected today and tomorrow. The rains continue to pour in Calabria, where the seats fell 180 mm of rain yesterday and about 108 mm today. Satellite images can clearly see, the cyclonic vortex over the Ionian sea.