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SNOW IN GREECE

Extreme cold front in Greece brings plenty of snow

Many parts of Greece were covered in snow in the early hours of the morning, including areas of the northern suburbs of Attica. Police have announced the road above the “Zygos” restaurant…

Gail force winds cause havoc on the Aegean Sea 10

Gail force winds cause havoc on the Aegean Sea

Port authorities in Piraeus, Rafina, and Lavrio have extended the ban on sailing due to gale-force winds in the Aegean Sea reaching up to 9 and 10 Beaufort in places. In a…

Death toll reaches 95 from Greek wildfires 13

Death toll reaches 95 from Greek wildfires

On Monday, a 63-year-old man lost his life due to severe burns in the Intensive Care Unit of the KAT Attica General Hospital. Sadly, this has raised the death toll of the…

Attica wildfires

Government grants demolition powers to Ministers

Following the tragic Attica fires, the Greek government announced legislative initiatives on Saturday that grant ministers the authority to demolition illegal constructions. According to government sources the Act of Legislative Content under…

Australia to assist Greece with fire recovery 14

Australia to assist Greece with fire recovery

  The Australian Prime Minister, Mr. Malcolm Turnbull made an announcement that Australia will provide disaster assistance to Greece following the devastating fires that struck Attica on the 23rd of July. “This…

Two bodies found floating off Athens’ southern coast 18

Two bodies found floating off Athens’ southern coast

Two bodies have been recovered off the southern coast of Athens on Tuesday, according to reports. The first body that bears burn marks was found floating by an amateur fisherman near Palaio…

Mati fires

Fires burnt 1260 hectares in east Attica

Detailed maps showing the extent of the burnt areas in eastern Attica were released on Monday by the forest fires monitoring centre of the Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote…

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