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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...

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...

Ianos: Floods in Lamia, Train Routes Cut, Extreme Weather Warnings Through the Weekend

The "medicane" Ianos, a rare, hurricane-like storm in the Mediterranean, has brought gale-force winds and flooding to Western Greece and the Ionian islands, and is slowly making its way to the central and southern parts of the country, as...