Italian Government Issues Early Warning Over Gas Supplies


MILAN, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Italy's industry ministry issued an early warning over gas supplies in the country due to exceptionally bad weather and maintenance work on the network in Germany.

The early waring was issued on a precautionary basis, the ministry said in a statement, following forecasts of severe weather conditions in the coming days and reduced import flows in relation to maintenance works the TENP pipeline in Germany.

Snow storms are expected to hit northern Italy in the coming days as one of the worst cold spell in recent decades engulfs most of Europe.

(Reporting by Giulio Piovaccari, editing by Valentina Za)


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