• Short Summary

    AREAS OF NORTHERN ITALY ARE EXPERIENCING SOME OF THEIR WORST WINTER WEATHER FOR MANY YEARS, WITH TEMPERATURES FAR BELOW FREEZING AND THICK SNOW.

  • Description

    AREAS OF NORTHERN ITALY ARE EXPERIENCING SOME OF THEIR WORST WINTER WEATHER FOR MANY YEARS, WITH TEMPERATURES FAR BELOW FREEZING AND THICK SNOW. ARCTIC CONDITIONS PREVAIL OVER AN AREA COVERING THE EMILIA-ROMAGNA DISTRICT TO THE ADRIATIC AND BOLONGNA.

    ROAD CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT THE AFFECTED AREAS ARE TREACHEROUS.

    ON MONDAY THE TEMPERATURE IN MILAN FELL TO NEARLY FOUR DEGREES CENTIGRADE BELOW ZERO. IN OTHER DISTRICT TEMPERATURES AS LOW AS EIGHT DEGREES BELOW ZERO WERE RECORDED. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE EVER RECORDED IN MILAN WAS 14 DEGREES BELOW FREEZING IN DECEMBER, 1933.

    FOUNTAINS IN MILAN FROZE AND AN ARTIFICIAL LAKE AT PIACENTINO, TO THE EAST OF MILAN, WAS FROZEN.

    THE COLD WEATHER HAS BROUGHT NOT ONLY HAVOC AND DISCOMFORT TO THE HUMAN POPULATION. THOUSANDS OF BIRDS AND WILD ANIMALS ARE REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN KILLED EITHER BY THE COLD OR THROUGH STARVATION. AT MOGLIA,THE MANTOVA PROVINCE, HUNDREDS OF BIRDS WHO NORMALLY LIVE ONLY IN COUNTRY AREAS, HAVE SOUGHT PROTECTION AND FOOD IN THE TOWN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1K799TMP57G1NUZHZOH5W1Z29
    Media URN:
    VLVA1K799TMP57G1NUZHZOH5W1Z29
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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