Italy's south gets early wave of warmth

While in north temps still normal for season

(ANSA) - Rome, February 15 - Puglia, Sicily and Calabria's Tyrrhenian coast can expect an early wave of warm temperatures on Tuesday, with highs reaching up to 26 degrees, said Epson Weather Centre on Monday.
    Temperatures in the regions on Monday were already unseasonably sunny, with 24 degrees in Brindisi, 23 degrees in Bari and 22 degrees in Catania, Lecce and Reggio Calabria. Meanwhile in the country's north, morning precipitation is expected on Tuesday with the usual cold temperatures for this time of year.
    On Wednesday snow is expected on the Alps, the eastern Alpine foothills, and the northern Apennines above 600-800 metres.
    In the second half of the week, weather is generally expected to improve, with the exception of a light Atlantic storm system to hit central-north Italy between Thursday and Friday.