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Thunderstorm and hail in Milan 24 May

First thunder, lightning and a shower of rain, then violent gusts of wind and a strong hailstorm. Thunderstorm in Milan and its hinterland in the afternoon of Tuesday 24 May, from around 6 pm. The forecasts had seen it right: the bad weather, with a real storm, finally puts the heat wave of the last few days on pause. Unfortunately, however, the downpour has also created flooding and inconvenience to rail traffic. Dozens of interventions by firefighters in the western area of ​​the Milanese hinterland. While the Seveso, warned the Civil Protection of Milan, has reached the threshold of attention.

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Floods and fallen trees

Around 7 pm the firefighters rushed in about twenty cases, having another ten in line, for fallen plants and trees and flooded houses and basements. The interventions are concentrated above all in Corbetta and in the neighboring municipalities, west of Milan.

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Trains slowed down

Due to the showers, damage occurred to the RFI plants between Busto Arsizio (Va) and Parabiago (Mi), which caused slowdowns in the circulation of trains on the Milan-Domodossola line. Although the fault was resolved, delays of up to 40 minutes were recorded on a Eurocity train and 13 regional trains.

Temperature in calo

The rainfall was announced intense, so much so that the civil protection of Lombardy had issued a weather alert. According to forecasts, it could rain until 8 pm. Thanks to the rain, temperatures will also drop. “After the hot and sultry weather of the day – Andrea Colombo, meteorologist of 3Bmeteo, explained to MilanoToday -, in the evening about 17-18 ° C are expected. New rains and some thunderstorms will arrive in mid-upper Lombardy between night and morning tomorrow, with Milan probably touched by some quick downpour around dawn “.

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