Italian reader Michele Brucalassi sent links to great videos.
More than 10 feet (3 m) of snow! That’s 128 inches (327 cm) of snow!
Not surprisingly, that sets a new record for Urbino.
Here are some links about incredible snowfalls record in Urbino (Marche). In Urbino (east of Florence) there is one of the oldest (since 1506) and leading universities of Europe.
Never so much snow since records began (is since 1884):
Never so much snow in memory of the historical record:
Before and after views of the snowfalls:
Most snow in 128 years
According to the Meteorological Observatory “Alessandro Serpieri” of Urbino, which began collecting data in 1884, was never recorded a similar level. That of February 2012 is therefore the most exceptional snowfall of the last 128 years.
Special 16-page edition of Il Ducato.
Many photos, including shots of collapsed roofs and empty supermarket shelves.
Many more videos: