Sicily: sandstorm coming from Africa

Published on May 20, 2013


The strong wind in recent days has manifested in southeastern Sicily, causing extensive damage, it was not a case. And it’s coming, in fact, a fierce sandstorm which experts from the Sahara desert could reach Sicily, is currently in place in Malta and Lampedusa and in the direction of Lipari. Numerous hardships went above the terms of visibility. The image transmitted from satellites Nasa speaks for itself: the whole Strait of Sicily is on alert.
In the Syracuse area, because of the strong winds, many roofs were unroofed, spilling the car causing a lot of damage. Beach Resort Community Arenella Syracuse, many palm trees and trees have been killed and several gates completely destroyed. Here are some damages caused by the wind in Floridia, in the province of Syracuse.