Greece
Calamos Supports GreeceCalamos Supports Greece

Flooding

Climate Change Report Warns of More Heatwaves, Sea Level Rise in Greece

As Greece experienced the worst fires the country has seen in the past weeks, torching forests and homes, the UN issued their climate change report with intense warnings about the rapid upward rise of global temperatures. With Greece recording ground...

Why The Risk of Floods Increases Exponentially After Forest Fires

After the onset of forest fires, many pray for rain to come, hoping it will extinguish the flames.

Scientists Say Moon “Wobble” Will Cause More Flooding

A recent scientific study found that changes to the moon's orbit would result in more frequent flooding incidents of coastal areas in the US.

Floods Affect Northern, Central Greece

Severe floods, brought about by Tuesday's heavy rainstorms, have caused widespread damage in the northern Greek region of Evros and Karditsa, in central Greece. Severe flooding in Evros As torrential rains battered much of the country on Tuesday, houses, roads, fields,...

Acropolis Floods After Heavy Rains Hit Athens

Flooding took place on the Acropolis, the highest point in the city of Athens, on Thursday after the area was battered by heavy downpours throughout the day. Social media users argue that the controversial new cement paths constructed on the...

Dozens of Homes Flooded After Heavy Downpours Hit Crete

The Fire Service in northern Crete responded to dozens of calls for help on Tuesday as many homes became flooded from the heavy downpours that the region experienced. Most of the flooding occurred in and around Hersonissos, and firefighters are...

Waterspouts, Torrential Rains Hit Greek Islands

Heavy rains, waterspouts and other extreme weather phenomena, including flooding on Crete, were recorded around the Greek islands in the Aegean on Wednesday as much of the country experienced severe storms. Just past noon on Wednesday, a waterspout, also called...

Woman Missing after Karditsa Flooding Found Dead

Tragically, the 43-year-old woman who was missing after the disastrous flooding brought by the storm Ianos destroyed parts of Karditsa, has now been found dead. She was discovered 7-9 km (4.3 - 5.6 miles) from where her empty car had...

Two Dead, Two Missing in Thessaly as Storm Batters Greece

At least two people died and two are missing on Saturday in Thessaly, central Greece, as the Mediterranean hurricane (medicane) Ianos batters Greece for the third day. In the town of Farsala in Thessaly, one elderly woman was found dead...

Severe Weather Hits Greece's Epirus Region on Sunday

A weather system bringing severe storms to western Greece hit the region of Arta particularly hard on Sunday, causing widespread flooding in homes and along area roadways. Heavy rainfall caused the Bousis River to burst its banks and flood cropland,...