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If you have a dog or cat you should keep an eye out today November 22nd


Red and orange weather alert on Tuesday 22 November in Italy.

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Ilenia Colombo

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Attention, weather alert throughout Italy! The passage of the storm of Santa Cecilia prompted the Civil Defense Department to launch a triple state of red, orange and yellow weather alert in a large part of the Bel Paese.

Although affecting the entire peninsula, it will be above all the central-southern and north-eastern areas that will be most affected.

In 9 Regionson Tuesday 22 November 2022 and for the next 24-36 hours, there could be serious hydrogeological consequences such as landslides, mudflows, floods and floods.

Below are our tips to protect your four-legged friends in these weather warning days.

Weather alert: how to protect dogs and cats?

Heavy thunderstorms and intense gusts of wind are expected today and tomorrow. But what if you have pets?

First of all, we recommend that you secure your dogs and/or cats where possible keeping them at home.

We suggest avoid leaving them in the garden or on the balconyat the mercy of dangerous weather conditions in some areas of Italy.

Red weather alert in Italy: that’s where

The Civil Protection has issued a red weather alert bulletin in two regions: theAbruzzo and the Sardinia.

In the event of a red alert, extreme phenomena are expected that are very dangerous for the safety of people and animals.

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Specifically, a possible hydrogeological risk is foreseen in Abruzzo in the areas of the Alto del Sangro Basin and in Sardinia in the Montevecchio, Pischilappiu and Tirso basins.

Orange weather alert: the areas involved

The orange alert status, on the other hand, involves the following Italian regions:

  • Basilicata
  • Calabria
  • Campania
  • Lazio
  • Molise
  • Veneto
  • Friuli Venezia Giulia

This means an alert of moderate criticality for the risk of thunderstorms and heavy rains.

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