Martedì, 23 Ottobre 2018
MILAN

Snow blankets much of Italy

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Milan, February 11 - Heavy snow, which moved in
Monday morning, will continue across much of Italy through early
Tuesday, according to an Italian aeronautical military weather
forecast.
The northern regions of Liguria, Piedmont, Emilia-Romagna
and southern Lombardy are expected to be particularly hard hit.
Eleven regions banned tractor-trailers from travelling in
11 Italian regions due to the snow.
The prefect of Florence confirmed its 48-hour injunction on
Monday afternoon, but introduced exceptions for trucks carrying
fuel, perishable goods, live animals, provided they are
outfitted with snow chains or tires.
Emergency and street maintenance vehicles were also allowed
to circulate.
On Monday, 500 farming tractors were rallied to plough snow
by the agricultural association Coldiretti in the Italian region
Emilia-Romagna.
The tractors are clearing roads to ensure food transport to
towns and cities, as well as the delivery of animal feed and
other supplies to farms.
Ferries for the Tuscan tourist-destination Elba island
were suspended from the port of Piombino.

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