2019-06-26: On Wednesday (26 June), Italian weather authorities warned of a heatwave with top temperatures over 40 degree Celsius. Wide parts of the country are affected, extreme temperatures are forecast to be reached in the low lying areas of Piedmont. The heatwave is forecast to continue until at least Tuesday (02 July).
Travellers are advised to limit their outdoor activities, to drink sufficient amounts of liquids, and to wear light-coloured clothing made from cotton, as well as to avoid alcohol and high-fat food. There is also an increased risk of wildfires.
dpa, Meteo Aeronautica, Ministero della Salute