Tag: rainfall

41-hour consecutive rainfall recorded in Crete 1

41-hour consecutive rainfall recorded in Crete

A report by the National Observatory of Athens (NOA) weather service, concerning the destructive floods that affected Crete between February 24 and 26, has shown that rain fell on the island for…

Three people drown after heavy rainfall in Attica 5

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…

Landslides destroy roads and house on Lesvos island 7

Landslides destroy roads and house on Lesvos island

Major landslides by heavy rainfall have caused serious damage to the road network and houses in the municipality of Plomari on the island of Lesvos according to local authorities. Authorities closed certain…

Thessaloniki to hand out 265,000 survival guides to citizens 9

Thessaloniki to hand out 265,000 survival guides to citizens

The Municipality of Thessaloniki is planning to equip every apartment and business with an emergency survival guide for extreme situations from earthquakes, snow storms, flooding, forest fires and more. According to an…