A large, damaging tornado hit the towns of San Vito and Borgo Hermada in Lazio, central Italy, about 60 km south of Rome on Sunday, November 5. Significant damage has been reported from the towns, including damaged and destroyed roofs and uprooted trees. The tornado was described as wedge or multi-vortex, however, there is no official damage rating yet.

Late autumn is tornado season for central and southern Italy, with large and damaging tornadoes occurring virtually anually – check some other major tornadoes in this area!

Spectacular view into the RFD cut and tornado. Photo: Stefano Pieasentin / Tornado in Italia.