Tag: floods

Cretan farmer missing after severe storms hit Chania 5

Cretan farmer missing after severe storms hit Chania

Fire service crew and police authorities are searching for a missing farmer from Chania, Crete, where severe storm weather has grounded flights, damaged highways, and homes, and caused a bridge to collapse.…

Four people missing after floods sweep through Crete 8

Four people missing after floods sweep through Crete

A search operation is currently underway in the area of Mires in Heraklion, Crete, as four people in a car were swept away by flood waters at the passage of Geropotamos. According…

Three people drown after heavy rainfall in Attica 10

Three people drown after heavy rainfall in Attica

Greece’s fire service said a woman and two men have been found dead in a creek southeast of Athens, after a heavy downpour on Thursday. The two men, 67 and 64 years…

State of Emergency declared for areas of the Peloponnese 12

State of Emergency declared for areas of the Peloponnese

The General Secretariat for Civil Protection declared a state of emergency for  the Municipality Sikyonion, the Municipality of Velou-Vochas and the Municipality of Xylokastro-Eurostini of the Regional Unit of Corinthia in the…

Heavy storms and floods hit Athens 14

Heavy storms and floods hit Athens

More than 300 calls for assistance have been made to the fire brigade following a sudden and heavy storm that broke out over Attica on Sunday afternoon, flooding homes and businesses, sources…

Mandra rain

Heavy rain continues in Athens and Attica

It was yet another day of heavy rainfall throughout Athens and Attica on Wednesday, causing extensive problems throughout the city, while several major roads in the centre of town and sections of…

Mandra floods

Local authorities and bureaucracy blamed for Mandra floods

by Aggelos Skordas Greece’s General Inspector of Public Administration published a report regarding the causes that led to last month’s flash floods in Mandra, on the western outskirts of Athens. According to…

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