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One Dead From Flood in Northern Greece

Bad Weather in GreeceThe heavy rainfall in the municipality of Oreokastro, a Thessaloniki suburb in northern Greece, caused serious road damages and the death of a man.
Greek authorities confirmed the death of a 49-year-old man and the serious injury of his 19-year-old son. The accident occurred after their car was overturned by the flood.
The local fire department received an emergency call at 11:45 pm on Sunday. The rescue operation began immediately as eight firemen and four fire engines rushed to the spot. The operation ended three hours later, as it was very difficult for the rescue team to approach the vehicle. The 49-year-old was transferred to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The local fire department received a total of 85 emergency calls due to the heavy rainfall in the municipalities of Pella, Kilkis and Thessaloniki.

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