Tag Archives: Weather in Puglia

Our Own King Canute

I reported some time ago that Puglia alongside many other regions this year has had a drop in tourists. June and July are now officially 30% lower in visitor numbers than last year and the spend and duration of stay … Continue reading

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Titan is Coming

The next African anticyclone is due to arrive on Saturday and last for 5 days. It is called Titan this time. Being July it seems we can expect temperatures of 35-39 C so a tad warm I would suggest. Think … Continue reading

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Who Carried the Poison

It reads like a murder mystery novel, a real who dunnit. The Chief Prosecutor of Lecce down in Salento today opened her enquiry into how the Xylella disease was introduced to Puglia and further whether the cutting down of the … Continue reading

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It Ain’t Half Hot

First 33C ( 91F ) day today. Most Italians around us have retreat into their houses to sit it out. A few strimmers start up but quickly shut down as the owner realises it is just too warm to do … Continue reading

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Meteo Mike

So May draws to a close  and it finishes as it started with cold and rain. Like April before it the month has been colder than normal and with less sunshine. Indeed the mean temperature for May is just 15C … Continue reading

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Happy Farmers

Is there such a thing I wonder ? I’m sure they are in terms of home life and indeed to many a farmers life is an idyllic one being close to the soil and in many ways very much your … Continue reading

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Extremes and Extremities

I’m feeling a little smug this morning as I look out of the window here in Puglia. The rain is coming down like cats and dogs,the thunder is booming, the lightening crackling, the wind is blowing at about 40KPH and … Continue reading

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