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Man Killed as Storm Ballos Batters Greece for Second Day

Greece's fire service announced on Friday that one person had been killed on the island of Evia after he was carried away by the rushing water during the storm that has affected Greece for a second consecutive day. The 70-year-old...

Greek Ingenuity: How to Cross a Flooded Street in Athens

A Greek man found an ingenious way to deal with the flood in Athens on Thursday: he simply climbed on a ladder and "walked" through the water to his car on the other side of the road. When he reached the...

Storm Ballos Batters Athens with Power Outages, Flooded Streets

The weather front named Ballos slammed into Athens on Thursday, causing power outages in several parts of the capital and flooding streets. Torrential rain forced the Greek authorities sent out an emergency alert message warning citizens not to venture outdoors unless...

Severe Storm “Ballos” to Hit Greece With Heavy Rain, Lightning

Less than a week after the storm called Athena hit Greece, a new weather front code-named Ballos, is expected to worsen weather conditions on Wednesday night. The storm will produce heavy rainfall, thunder and lightning and sharp drops in...