“Apocalyptic” Rain in Sardinia
November 19, 2013
Biblical in Boulder. Apocalyptic in Italy. (Sardinia, actually)
17 inches in 24 hours. That sounds normal.
The island, which draws royals, entrepreneurs and ordinary tourists alike during the dry, peak summer months, received more than 44 centimeters (17.3 inches) of rain in 24 hours Monday — half the amount it normally receives in a year, officials said.