Friday's hail causes huge damage to agriculture

(AGI) Rome, Sept 20 - Friday's bad weather caused damage worth200 million euros to agriculture in Tuscany, the Coldirettifarmers' association reported. Farms, homes and agriculturalmachinery were battered by a violent hailstorm that shatteredroofs, walls and windows and churned up the land. The EmpoleseValdelsa area, where Chianti is produced, was particularlyhard-hit, especially Vinci and Fucecchio, where grapes arebeing harvested. . .

(AGI) Rome, Sept 20 - Friday's bad weather caused damage worth200 million euros to agriculture in Tuscany, the Coldirettifarmers' association reported. Farms, homes and agriculturalmachinery were battered by a violent hailstorm that shatteredroofs, walls and windows and churned up the land. The EmpoleseValdelsa area, where Chianti is produced, was particularlyhard-hit, especially Vinci and Fucecchio, where grapes arebeing harvested. . .