The Italian Adriatic coast was hit by a storm over the weekend. This shredded tons of sand, deck chairs and umbrellas into the sea.
The basics in brief
- It is a disaster for platform operators on the Adriatic coast.
- A storm over the weekend destroyed umbrellas, chairs, and tons of sand at sea.
- In some places there was a one meter high heel in the sand.
Visitors to Italy’s Adriatic coast usually expect plenty of sun and pristine beaches. There was a storm surge on Saturday But travelers now And beach wrench operators are in the works.
30,000 cubic meters of sand pulled into the sea
In Bibione, a few kilometers east of Venice, a step about one meter high has also formed in the sand. “Two rows of parachutes slid down. Gianfranco Pratavera told Austrian newspaper Kronen Zeitung that a conservative estimate was 30,000 cubic meters of lost sand.
“More than a kilometer of coastline has disappeared into the sea.” For Pratavira, chief operator of Bibione Spagia beach, the situation is catastrophic.
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As the manager of the beach in Jesolo, closest to Venice, Alessandro Iguadala, complained to the daily Il Gazzettino: “ Tourists come in drovesand we have no beach to offer.” The municipality is working under time pressure to refill the beach with sandy stock.
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