Possible tornado or waterspout damage in Scalea, Italy – September 30, 2013

Widespread thunderstorms hit the central Mediterranean on September 30, 2013, including the south Italy. The town of Scalea in Calabria, south Italy, was hit by what eyewitnesses described was possibly a waterspout or a tornado. No photos or videos of the event have been published, but there are widespread reports of major damage to the local swimming pool roof structure, which apparently took a direct hit.

Major damage to the local swimming pool roof structure.  Youtube/Radio1Scalea.

Additional info:

  1. Damage report on Miocomune.it:  http://www.youtube.com/v/Qju2uHS2smU&ampfs=1