Arpa Piemonte has reported the worsening of meteorological conditions throughout the region due to the descent of a perturbation of Arctic origin, with snowfall at low altitudes. In particular, for the province of Cuneo an orange alert level has been identified (forecasts issued on 01-12-2017 valid up to 24 02-12-2017 hours). "From the central hours of today (Friday 1 December 2017) are expected the first rainfall that will be generally of weak intensity, with a snow quota close to the ground - reads the site of Arpa Piemonte - The phenomena will intensify from late evening on low Piedmont in particular on the Cuneo area, where we could have also substantial amounts of fresh snow.The situation will remain unchanged until the morning of Saturday 2 December.After a gradual attenuation of the phenomena from the central hours is expected with general exhaustion in the afternoon ".

Citizens are encouraged to minimize, as far as possible, car trips in case of snowfall, especially if abundant, and remember the obligation to use snow tires. Updates and more informationon the appropriate section of the Arpa Piemonte website, also reachable from the homepage of our institutional portal.