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Despair in Flood-Hit Mandra as Search for Missing Continues

The small town of Mandra, west of Athens, is in a state of shock following Wednesday’s floods that claimed the lives of at least 16 people. As emergency services continue to search for at least six missing persons, locals express...

Spectacular Time Lapse Video of Lightning Barrage in Athens

An intense storm; accompanied with hail in the city centre, hit Athens late on Thursday evening causing chaos on the roads. The storm was also accompanied by continuous lightning; causing many drivers to be stuck in their vehicles, unable to...

"Eurydice" Flood the Third Worst in Attica History, Experts Say

The flash flood caused by Eurydice storm that devastated west Attica, with 16 confirmed dead so far, was the third worst flooding disaster recorded in Attica; in terms of the number of victims, experts say. According to Dr. Kostas Lagouvardos...

Greece's Flood Death Toll Rises to 16

Although not entirely unexpected, the discovery of yet another body by the Fire Brigade in western Attica as a result of the flood caused by the Eurydice storm has darkened the country's mood even more. According to a tweet by...

Serious Problems as Heavy Flooding Sweeps South of Greece

Torrential rain sweeping southern Greece has caused serious flooding in Lakonia after a dam burst on the Evrotas River, turning the surrounding area into a lake. Reinforcements have been sent from Athens, while efforts were underway to rescue people...

Fourth Person Found Dead Following Floods in Attica, Greece

A man was found dead in the Menidi stream in Eastern Attica on Wednesday evening. Preliminary reports attribute his death to drowning and place it approximately four days ago, according to Greek media reports. Most of the middle-aged man's body was covered...

Heavy Rainfall in Greece Causes Damage and Accidents, Leaves One Person Dead [Video]

Special emergency units arrived in Western Greece where men of the Greek Fire Department are trying to address the widespread problems caused by today's severe weather conditions Thursday, October 22. In fact the severe weather made an impact in...