Things have settled down in Bagni Di Lucca and the clean up is well underway. Most of the damage here has been to roofs, with tiles being blown to the ground, leaving gaping holes.
The rest was done by falling trees. A lot of trees fell across roads and in some cases electricity wires. Most villages now have power, but Enel is obviously stretched and some houses are still without electricity.
The park in La Villa is fenced off and woodcutters are busily cutting the trees into more manageable pieces for removal.
One man was killed when a rock, loosened from beside the road, hit his car. His passenger was hurt, but is OK. Another man was hurt when a tree branch fell on the cabin of his truck on the road to Lucca. I have not heard of other injuries.
Florence was damaged, and nearby Pistoia was badly hit. Its many plant nurseries have been damaged right at the beginning of the spring season.
Skiers in the Dolomites had to be rescued when strong winds trapped them in ski lifts.
Forte dei Marmi on the Versilia Coast has been very badly damaged by the fierce winds. Houses and shops have been devastated and hundreds of trees blown down.
Who would believe so much damage could be done by one weather event? Please add anything you know in the comments.