Autumn was long and warm, very unseasonably warm. This morning I woke up and winter has arrived. Can’t say it found me unprepared. I had sorted out winter clothes a couple of weeks ago, hoping that with the first rains the temperatures would have dropped, and hats, scarfs, and gloves were ready.
We are experiencing a hot wave in Northern Italy these days. The forecast says that this hot front will last at least until mid-August. There are occasional thunderstorms though, severe but brief, they offer a brief relief, a few disasters, and good photo ops.