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Medicanes Might Follow Fires, Bringing More Devastation to Greece

Following August's catastrophic fires in Greece, scientists are warning of floods in the affected areas that could bring more devastation if a "medicane" hits. A medicane is a tropical-like cyclone originating in the Mediterranean. The weather phenomenon devasted parts of...

Summer Rainstorm Causes Torrential Rains in Greece

A major summer storm hit Greece, particularly Attica, where Athens is located, on Friday afternoon, battering the country with heavy rains. The rainstorm seemed to come out of nowhere on Friday afternoon, as sunny, clear blue skies suddenly turned grey...

Greek Man Devotes Life to Feeding the Hungry

Konstantinos Polychronopoulos, founder of charity "The Other Human," works tirelessly feeding the hungry in Greece in the wake of disasters.

Greece’s Weather Set Records for Rain and Heat in 2020

Last year's weather broke records, not only for high temperatures but also for rainfall levels throughout Greece.

Greek Man Devotes Life to Feeding the Hungry

Konstantinos Polychronopoulos, founder of charity "The Other Human," works tirelessly feeding the hungry in Greece in the wake of disasters.

Greece Braces for More Storms as Severe Weather Forecasted for This Weekend

Greece once again faces, just as it did last week, another weekend of severe weather, before the Ionian Islands and other regions of the country have even finished cleaning up the extensive damage caused by the Ianos weather system. Meteo,...

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...

PM Mitsotakis Tours Devastated Karditsa Area, Promises Swift Aid

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday promised flood-stricken homeowners and businesses in Karditsa that the government will stand at their side and act to  help them with "speed and determination." He made his remarks as he departed from Mouzaki,...

Helicopters Evacuate Stranded Residents of Flooded Greek Village

Greek authorities used helicopters on Tuesday to evacuate six residents of a village near Karditsa, Thessaly, who had been stranded by the floods caused by the rare "Medicane" storm which hit the country over the weekend. The village of Oxia...

Ianos: Three Dead in Thessaly; Widespread Destruction Around the Country

Since it made landfall in Greece on Thursday, the rare Mediterranean hurricane Ianos has caused the deaths of three people in Thessaly and widespread destruction around the country. In the region of Thessaly, located south of Macedonia, entire towns were...