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Rescue Οperations in Flooded Attica to Continue Throughout the Night

An extraordinary meeting was held by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at Maximos Mansion on Wednesday to assess the situation of the severe flooding in West Attica, which claimed the lives of at least 14 people. Ministers from the Interior, Citizen...

Beach in Attica Turned into a Swamp Following Deadly Floods (photos)

The beach in the small town of Nea Peramos, was turned into a swamp following the floods that caused more than a dozen deaths in western Attica. As seen in the photos the sea is filled with mud and rubble. Boats...

Drone Captures Devastation in Attica Following Deadly Floods (video)

Dramatic footage from a drone shows the devastation caused by flooding in many parts of Attica, west of Athens. Roads and apartment buildings are seen sinking into the mud and cars have been swept away. At least seven people were killed...

Dramatic Rescue of Passengers from Sinking Bus on National Greek Highway (photos)

Firemen rescued a dozen passengers from a bus that was travelling from Athens to Corinth, when the vehicle was swept away by river of water, due to extreme storm conditions. According to eye witnesses, the passengers were saved in the...

Harsh Weather in Greece, One Dead on Zakynthos (video)

The harsh weather that hit Greece on Saturday night left one man dead in the floods that followed the heavy rainfall on the island of Zakynthos. A 33-year-old man who was missing since 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, was found dead in...

Severe Weather Sweeps Through Greece Causing Damage, Flooding (video)

Mid-morning on Saturday the skies of Athens turned grey as a major storm front hit the city and surrounding suburbs. Heavy rain, lightning and thunder continued intermittently for almost two hours as roads and homes flooded. Other cities that felt the brunt...

Dozens of Migrants Distribute Drinking Water to Flooded Villages in Trikala, Thanked by Municipality

On Sunday the municipal authority of Trikala issued an official statement thanking dozens of migrants staying at a migrant camp nearby for helping out several villages impacted by the recent severe weather in central Greece. The migrants, who were Syrian refugees,...

Severe Weather in Greece Claims Fifth Victim in Xylokastro (video)

According to police reports, on Friday night officers found a car with a 30-year-old man inside who had been killed by floodwaters in Xylokastro. The man was apparently trying to cross a stream just a few kilometers from this house...

Tornadoes Hit Peloponnese, New Rainstorms Cause Damages in Western Greece

Tornadoes destroyed homes and farms in the Ilia prefecture while rainstorms caused damages in western Greece and the Ionian islands late Thursday night. In Ilia, tornadoes tore down houses and destroyed farms, while in some places they were so strong...

Four Dead After Flood in Kalamata, One Missing in Thessaloniki

Four people are dead in Kalamata and Lakonia, the Messinia region, and one missing after killer floods hit Greece early Wednesday morning. All four deaths took place in the southern Peloponnese region. Two women, aged 80 and 63 years, were found dead in...