Excessive convective rainfall and flooding in Palermo, Sicily – October 6, 2013

Heavy thunderstorms of October 6, 2013 caused excessive rainfall and flooding on Sicily. The general area of Palermo received from 33 to 62 mm od rainfall in several hours. Flooding caused some damage with flooded basements and cellars as well as strong traffic disruptions. The general area of Sicily and southern Italy was included in the MDT risk area of Day 1 Outlook 6/10/2013

Flooding in Palermo. Source: MeteoWeb.com.

Additional reports:

  1. MeteoWeb.com: http://www.meteoweb.eu/2013/10/nubifragio-a-palermo-citta-in-tilt-decine-di-auto-sommerse-dallacqua-foto/230188/