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Floods Cause Extensive Damage in Olympiada, Northern Greece

The village of Olympiada in the regional unit of Halkidiki in Central Macedonia, Greece suffered severe flooding on Friday due to the extensive amounts...

Severe Weather Causes Extensive Property Damage Across Greece

Hours of thunderstorms and heavy rain have been reported in many parts of western Greece since early Friday, including many of the Ionian islands,...

Severe Storms and Flooding Hit the Island of Crete (video)

The island of Crete has suffered a great deal of damage from the weather front which has swept through southern Greece since Thursday. Intense rainfall and...

Greek Prosecutor Files Charges Against Officials in Deadly Mandra Flood

The Athens prosecutor's office filed on Tuesday four misdemeanor charges against nine individuals for the deadly flash flood in Mandra, western Attica, in November...

Cretan TV Station Captures Historic Chania Bridge Collapse Live

Cameras from Crete's NEA television station recorded live the collapse of the historic bridge of Keritis in the island's Chania region on Monday afternoon. The island...

Greek Rescuers Recover Bodies from Flooded Cretan River

Rescue teams on Monday recovered four bodies which were believed to belong to a family  which had gone missing since Saturday night when their...

Crete: Four Missing in Heraklion After Flood Waters Sweep Away Their Vehicle

A search operation is underway in the area of Mires, Heraklion on the island of Crete, four people who were passengers in a car were...

Extensive Damage As Storm “Penelope” Sweeps Greece

The isle of Corfu, Karpenisi, Agrinio, Tripoli and Nafpaktos and many other areas in western and central Greece suffered severe damage this week from...

Flood in Athens Leaves People Trapped in Cars, 2 Metro Stations Closed (video)

A heavy thunderstorm that hit Athens on Sunday afternoon left homes and roads flooded, and people trapped in vehicles, while authorities closed two Metro...

AEK Athens to Offer Monday’s Football Match Proceeds to Flood Victims

Since the Mandra hailstorm tragedy last week, many organisations, businessmen and individuals have offered support to those devastated by nature's wrath; and sports clubs...

Nine in Ten Greeks Believe Gov’t has Political Responsibility for Deadly Floods

Almost nine in ten Greeks (87%) believe that the government and the regional authority are responsible for the deadly floods in Attica, while at...

Despair in Flood-Hit Mandra as Search for Missing Continues

The small town of Mandra, west of Athens, is in a state of shock following Wednesday’s floods that claimed the lives of at least...

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