It wasn’t predictable
Floods Death Disaster
Here we go again. For the n’th time.
Are we/they all blind ?
Are they the Politicians all BLIND
The floods are the worst to hit the Ligurian city since 2011, when six people, including two children, were killed.
“Speaking to TV Galletti then reiterated that “there are 35 million euro allocated to the flood three years ago that have not been translated in the works for red tape.” “The 35 million are being blocked – said the Minister of the Environment – from litigation to the TAR and the Council of State, for several reasons including the contested contracts.”
Here’s a bit of history of floods in Genoa from 1966 to yesterday
“LIST OF STORMS AND FLOODS since 1966″
July 20th 1966: The storm is raging on the West Genoa from morning until early afternoon: flooding and flooding in many areas of the west: 250 mm in 4 hours Voltri, only 24 mm in Albaro.
February 24, 1968: 138.2 mm of Sestri throughout the day
10 to 11 January 1970: 211 mm of Sestri throughout the day.
7 to 8 October 1970: on the night of the storm sweeps 7 Voltri and then proceeds to the west; the night goes underwater around the west and in the early afternoon, the basin of Bisagno. Storm on the morning of 7, then resumed in the evening and continues uninterrupted until 8 o’clock in the morning; then new storm from 9 to 10; next storm from 11:30 to 13 and the final storm from 15:30 to 17 to 948 mm Bolzaneto, 550 in center, 800 in the basin of Voltri, 700 in Sestri.
17-18-19 March 1971: big storms on the west of Genoa
October 13, 1971: from late afternoon downpour on the west. Flooding important.
Throughout the 1972 storms will continue over the city.
15 to 16 July 1973, an intense sirocco brings violent storms across the city.
Since December 19, 1973 year-end: continuous torrential rains in Genoa.
From 24 April 1974 to the end of the month: April 24th evening one of the most violent hailstorms of the weather history of Genoa. Then storms repeatedly.
August 11, 1975: The worst hailstorm of all time in Genoa, especially to the east of Cornigliano (A Sestri only a violent storm, with 60 mm). From the afternoon, a series of violent storms hailstorms repeatedly breaks out of the city, especially downtown and in Val Bisagno. Constantly hail as big as eggs, with beans that seem almost blocks of ice, especially in Molassana.
22-23-24 August 1975: Strong storms with tornado over the city 23.
July 22, 1976: Two violent storms. On the night of 10 tornadoes befall the city, with trees uprooted and massive damage to Brignole psychiatric hospital Quarto. The second storm in the late morning of 22, due to the flooding of the river Cantarena in Sestri and risk overflow.
August 1976: storms will continue from 10th of the month.
28 to 29 August 1976: tremendous downpour throughout the day the entire city.
September 13, 1976: terrible storm in the morning on the west: generalized flooding.
From 1 October to 15 November 1976: storms continue.
Throughout the 1977 storms continue.
27-28-29-30 August 1977: Three days and a half deluge with thunder and lightning. Flooding generalized.
6-7-8 October 1977: begins in the late evening of 5 and continued throughout the night. Violent storm on the morning of 6 puts zotto 1 m of water Cornigliano and the historic center. From the evening of the 6th of 7 in the morning breaks in Valle Stura and submerges Campoligure and Roussillon; by the evening of 7 resumes on Genoa and continues until 12 8. 500 mm fell in the city.
December 8, 1977: Storm over Genoa: completely flooded the hospital of St. Martin and the whole area east.
From late April to 25 July 1978, continuous rainstorms
12-13-14-15 October 1979: In four days, 500 mm of rain falling over the city. Enormous damage.
August 16, 1980: on the night unleashed a storm of exceptional intensity: widespread flooding.
August 11, 1981: In the morning three consecutive storms over the city on their knees Val Polcevera.
2-3-4 October 1981: In the night 2-3 down almost 400 mm of rain, but fortunately in 12 hours and not 4 as in Monday, October 4th 2010 Other terrible storm on the evening of Saturday, 3.
November 26, 1982: A flood is unleashed in the late afternoon over the city. Voltri flooded.
Since the beginning of March to the end of June 1983 storms continue
June 28, 1983: from 20 to 21:30 a storm of frightening violence Cornigliano westward. Pra and Voltri flooded.
From 16 dicrembre 1983 year-end, torrential rains over the city.
23 to 24 August 1984 affected the whole of Liguria, with epicenters in Albenga, Alassio, Genoa and Deiva Marina. On the evening of 23 terrible cloudburst on Genoa, with recovery in a frightening way from 10:30 to 13 the next day. Pra and Voltri flooded by streams overflowed. 500 mm in Voltri, 300 and 250 in Sestri center.
October 1984: storms continue.
July 30th 1987: The storm is raging from 14 to 16, with 350 mm fell in Sampierdarena, who suffers a tragic flood; 190 mm in the center, less than in the west.
August 27, 1989: storm over the city from 9 to 13, with some floods and many flooded areas. In the evening, tornado and flood at the mouth throughout the west. Approximately 300 mm.
November 17, 1989: The flood rages on Nervi and up to Recco, saving the whole of the rest of Genoa.
3 to 4 October 1990: the evening of 3 until the afternoon of 4 gets about 300 mm of rain, especially in the east. The Bisagno not overflowing before the event because it was completely dry.
From October to December 1990: storms continue
11-12-13 September 1991, three separate storms: one in the late morning of 11, the next throughout the night between 11 and 12, and the last the morning of the 13th about 400 mm fell in all city.
September 29, 1991: storm over the city with flood Nervi.
October 1991: storms continue.
September 27, 1992: disastrous flood the city. Start the flood at 11 this Sunday and continues until 6; less strong in the evening. Affected mainly the center and Sturla. 800 mm in the basin of Bisagno, 450 in the center.
October 1992: storms continue.
September 23, 1993: disastrous flood in the west. San Carlo di Cese devastated by Varenna. Pegli particularly affected, Voltri attached to Leiro and Cerusa. Flood from 4 to 15 mm to 800 San Carlo, 600 and 400 in the west to Sestri. About 300 in the center.
Fall 1993 storms continue.
June 26 1994: Flood in Voltri. Violent thunderstorm in the evening from Cornigliano in Savona. Approximately 400 mm of water in the basin of the fallen Leiro, Voltri.
From 31 August 1994 to September 1994 all: tornado Aug. 31: there was a gust to 170 km / h, torrential rain but short-lived, massive damage with uprooted trees everywhere, especially in the square CORVETTO. Then, throughout September storms continue.
Early October 1994 storms to repeat
November 4, 1994: disastrous storm in the early afternoon, after 4 days of continuous rain. Lightning off the lantern. Especially impressed with Sestri devastation dell’Esaote. The days following the flood devastates the Piedmont.
September 1995: storms continue.
12-13-14 November 1995: torrential rain for three days over the city.
4-5-6 October 1995: while the sun shines in all of Italy, a strong south wind brings torrential rains in Genoa (about 400 mm). Hit the first time in the delegations of the west; towards the end of the event center. On October 6, in the afternoon great devastation in Rapallo and Santa Margherita.
6 to 7 October 1997 violent storm, on several occasions, from late afternoon until early afternoon of 6 of 7 flooding by flooding and scattered in the city.
7-8-9 November 1997: Violent storms in repetition of Genoa, in particular on the morning of Sunday, November 9, when it floods Sampierdarena, and I remain stuck two hours by car from the entrance to the elevated promenade Canepa.
May 27 1998: violent thunderstorm in the morning on the city.
July 14, 1998: hit the Voltrese, in particular the Val Cerusa. Crolla a bridge over Cerusa. Flood in the late morning.
End of September / October 1998 / Until mid-November 1998 storms continue, with flooding in the area Quezzi.
August 12, 1999: in the morning with a violent storm continued in the afternoon. Devastated the covered market of Via XX Settembre.
From September 20 through October 1999 storms continue
November 6, 1999: in the early afternoon all hell breaks loose on the entire Riviera. Torrential rain, lightning and a repetition cyclonic wind with a peak of 150 km / h. Do not no river overflows, but the devastation is great and memorable.
March 25, 2000: In the evening violent storm over the entire Genoa, with exceptional hailstorm in eastern areas (especially Marassi and Staglieno)
October / November 2000: continuous downpours over the city.
November 23, 2000: While the Imperiese suffered one of its worst floods in Genoa gets about 300 mm of rain, with Polcevera to the limit and alert 3 by late afternoon. Several flooding.
Throughout the 2002 storms continue, especially in the beginning of May, beginning of June, July 6 (tornado), and especially the entire month of August, with a terrible storm the night between 8 and 9 August. QA gets about 300 mm in September and also in October. November and December totals 750 mm 250 (continuous rainstorms).
November 26, 2002: Flood all night. Hit the center and the east. Various flood. The Bisagno is the limit.
From 30 October to December 2003 storms continues and states of alert, especially on October 31, and November 30 / December 1.
August 11, 2005: terrible storm over the city, with the highest in voltrese.
August 2006: storms continue.
August 13, 2006: The hail scariest of the last two decades of Genoa, with violent wind and intense electrical activity. It triggers the evening. Fell in one hour in some areas 200 mm of rain. Widespread flooding.
August 16 to 17, 2006: on the night fall 360 mm in Voltrese; the next night violent storm in the west and in the morning, disastrous storm in the center, with various and numerous flood flooding.
14 to 15 September 2006, a total of 250 mm of rain falling in 12 hours on the town. In the afternoon of the 15th a veritable typhoon rages on Genoa, with its epicenter in voltrese.
October 4, 2006: violent thunderstorm in the early afternoon on the west, with its epicenter in Sestri.
June 1, 2007: scary storm the city with its epicenter in the Levante area. Overflows the Nervi and collapse sections of relative sea promenade
From 10 May to 17 June 2008: nuibifragi continue, with violent wind on several occasions: evening of 30 May and 8 June around noon, accompanied by violent electric shock.
End of October / November 2008: storms continue
October / November 2009: storms continue
June 19, 2010: two-hour downpour in the late afternoon on the center and west. In the area Voltri fallen more than 200 mm. flooding everywhere.
August 13, 2010: terrible storm in the night: 220 mm in the area of Castelletto and from 100 to 300 mm over the entire city.
September 7, 2010: storm of huge proportions over the city. They fall in two hours 220 mm of rain, with flooding everywhere. Exceptional electrical discharges. Pledge flooded.
October 4, 2010: A Sestri, in 4 hours, fall 419 mm of water. Less in other areas. Sestri devastated and very impressed even the Polcevera. . . ”