Thursday, 16 November 2017

Rain Rain Rain ...

All across Greece ...

Storms lashing Greece causing immense difficulties for the infrastructure, loss of life and damage to property.

At least 15 people have died, six are missing and 23 are injured following the disaster caused by extensive flooding in western Attica on Wednesday.

Firemen and other emergency services worked non-stop throughout the night to clear the water and the mud that covered streets, houses and businesses mainly in the towns of Mandra, Nea Peramos and Magoula.

The Attica prefecture, the administrative district for the towns, said it would seek assistance from the EU Solidarity Fund, set up to respond to natural disasters.

A state of emergency was declared in the region and PM Alexis Tsipras declared three-day national mourning.

Its another very dark wet amd stormy day on Skiathos, with more bad weather on the way.

Mediteranean cyclone - A Medicane ...

The National Meteorological Services (EMY) have issued an emergency bulletin warning of more extreme weather conditions over the next days.

Lightning 16:50 local time ...
According to the report, heavy rainfall and storms will continue, while strong winds and hail storms are also forecast.

If friends on the island are quiet, they may well have lost their internet in the storm ...

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