Thursday, 14 June 2018

Summer storm and the footie ...

Matt captures the moment ...


No need to vote on it ...

A twenty minute storm last night, well two thunderclaps after direct lightning strikes on the island. Which seems to have upset some of the troops, for not being forecast.

Seems strange, as Italy had the weather on Tuesday, then the Balklans and Greece will get it the following day. Hail the size of tennis balls reported to the north in Serbia.

This was the Skiathos Weather station forecast when the 2.5mm of rain hit 'Mostly cloudy and cooler. Precipitation possible within 12 hours, possibly heavy at times. Windy'

More of the same expected over the next few days. But if you rely on the apps, and the 'Biased Broadcasting Corporation' ...

Tip of the day: The best Skiathos weather forecast is the 'mark one eyeball'
Look up and you can see whats coming ...

'Lightning struck a 14-year-old boy who was training in the stadium of Football Academy in Larissa, Central Greece, on Wednesday afternoon. The teenager was severely injured and passed out.

He was reportedly transferred to a local hospital, where doctors were reported to be struggling to keep him alive.

A summer storm hit the area on Wednesday afternoon, with heavy rain fall, with hail and very strong winds'. (Keep Talking Greece)

Lets hope the young man makes a full recovery ...

Superspeed - Thessaloniki service (Starts Friday 15th):

Super cat will leave at 09.00 from the port of Volos, making a local route to Skiathos and will return to Volos. At 12:15 it will depart from Volos with destinations of Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonissos, Skiathos, Thessaloniki. It will arrive at the port of Thessaloniki at 19.20.

The other ship, super speed, will depart from Thessaloniki at 10.00 with destinations of Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonissos, Skopelos, Skiathos, Volos. At the port of Volos it will arrive at 17.00.

Routes will be daily, while the ship departing from Volos every Friday and Sunday will also perform a local route Volos-Skiathos - Volos.

According to Deputy Minister of shipping, Nektário Santorinió, the assignment of this route was made under article 7 of law 2932 on ships, which provides for the possibility of an emergency ship routing to cover emergency transport needs.

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