A damaging tornado hit the vicinity of Caserta in Campania, southern Italy last night. Significant damage has been reported, as well as at least 15 injuries. Affected areas include San Nicola la Strada, Marcianise, Capodrise, Recale, Portico and Macerata. Reported damage includes damaged roofs on buildings, uprooted trees and overturned cars and larger vehicles.

While it is still early in the season, Italy is no stranger to tornadoes. In the past several years it has experienced wedge tornadoes and tornadoes as strong as F4. Italy may also hold the record for the strongest tornado in Europe.

Significant damage reported

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