After an unusually warm January, winter chill on the way for Italy

After an unusually warm January, winter chill on the way for Italy

An Italian proverb states: 'A snowy February means a joyful summer.'

2017 was Italy’s driest year since 1800

2017 was Italy’s driest year since 1800

The source of Italy’s longest river has dried up due to drought

The source of Italy’s longest river has dried up due to drought

Heatstruck Italy starts harvesting its thirsty vines

Heatstruck Italy starts harvesting its thirsty vines

Italy heatwave and drought spark killer wildfires

Italy heatwave and drought spark killer wildfires

Italy drought: No water rationing in Rome

Italy drought: No water rationing in Rome

Italy braces for ‘the hottest week of the year’

Italy braces for ‘the hottest week of the year’

Health risk alarm over water rationing in Rome

Health risk alarm over water rationing in Rome

Italy drought: Vatican switches off fountains in show of solidarity

Italy drought: Vatican switches off fountains in show of solidarity

Rome faces water rationing as drought ravages Italy

Rome faces water rationing as drought ravages Italy

1,000 tourists evacuated from Sicily village due to wildfire

1,000 tourists evacuated from Sicily village due to wildfire

A huge blaze has broken out at Mount Vesuvius

A huge blaze has broken out at Mount Vesuvius

Rome turns off its public drinking fountains to cope with drought

Rome turns off its public drinking fountains to cope with drought

It’s about to get even hotter in Italy

It’s about to get even hotter in Italy

Alarm over drought across northern Italy

Alarm over drought across northern Italy

Livelihoods at risk as River Po runs dry

Livelihoods at risk as River Po runs dry