ROME, 23 JAN – “The situation here is disastrous, a meter of snow fell in three, four hours. At the moment we are trying to open the roads, I have alerted the Civil Protection and a mobile column is arriving to lend a hand”. This is what the mayor of Amatrice (Rieti) affirms, Giorgio Cortellesi, regarding the wave of bad weather that has hit the Reatini since last night. “This morning – said the mayor of the Rieti municipality hit by the 2016 earthquake – there were problems also on the state road, now it is the roads of the hamlets that still present problems because, being an enormous quantity of snow, turbines are needed to move it to the edges” . (HANDLE).