Calamos Supports Greece

floods

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...

Disastrous Storm Causes Severe Damage on Skopelos Island in Greece

After southern Peloponnese and Preveza suffered severe damages from thunderstorms earlier in the week, the island of Skopelos became a disaster area after the floods caused by thunderstorms late on Tuesday night. The continuous heavy rainfall turned the roads parallel...

Greek Farmers Take Up Fishing in Flooded Farmlands of Serres

Farmers in the flood-affected areas in the northern Greek region of Serres pulled the brakes on their tractors and started fishing in their flooded farmlands – and this is no lie for the April Fools' day. “Farmers became fishermen,” George...

Northern Greece in a State of Emergency due to Floods

The region of Serres in Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, northern Greece, has been declared in a state of emergency by local authorities due to floods caused after several days of continuous heavy rainfall that destroyed crops and seriously damaged...

Evros Residents Going Through Difficult Times [Video]

The area around Evros River, northern Greece is suffering for the second time in just a few months, from severe floods that are putting people’s lives in danger and destroying the land. Most major flood problems have been reported in...

Bulgaria Warns Greece on River Levels

Bulgarian civil protection authorities have sent a warning to Greece and Turkey regarding the dangerously rising levels of rivers Maritsa, Tundzha and Ardas, in the country's south east. The urgent note issued earlier today informed the neighboring countries of a...

Man Found Dead in Northern Greece After 13 Days

The body of a man who disappeared on December 4, 2014, was found in the Egnatia area of Evros river in northern Greece. The 49-year-old police officer had gone on a fishing trip 13 days ago but the heavy rainfall...

Flooding on Ioannina Lake Island

Extreme weather conditions have hit the whole country and especially northern Greece. In Ioannina, houses were damaged and roads were flooded, while the Ioannina Lake water levels appear to have risen significantly in just a few hours. As a result...

Compensation Offered After Flood Destruction

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras ordered the Finance Ministry to immediately release the funds needed for each municipality that was affected by yesterday's floods. The Prime Minister had a meeting late on Friday, October 24 at the Business Centre...