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Storms flood Halkidiki, Kavala, Thassos, thunderbolt strikes house (videos)

Storms have flooded areas in Halkidiki, Kavala and the island of Thassos in northern Greece. At least two municipalities have been declared in “state of emergency. A thunderbolt opened a hole in a house on the island of Limnos house.


A thunderbolt stroke a home on the island of Limnos, opened a hole on the ceiling of the living room and started a fire. The accident occurred during the thunderstorm on Thursday night.

The lightning struck the house antenna, with the electrical charge being transferred to the amplifier and then to the wiring system, thus filling the house with smoke, local media limnosfm100 reports.

The moment the lightning stroke the tenant was in another room of the house.

The woman was scared but did not suffer any harm or injury.

Two vehicle of the Fire Service rushed to the house.

Dozens of thunderbolts fell on the island on Thursday, the storm caused power outages in several areas of the island.

Video: Lightning strikes Agios Athanasios

The bad weather front continued striking the area on Friday with heavy rainfalls to have brought mud and rocks on the traffic network.

The heavy rainfalls flooded homes and businesses in the North Aegean and the North-East mainland.


Video: Limenaria on the island of Thassos.

Almost all the streams and rivers on the island were flooded. Schools remain closed until upcoming Monday.


Large areas in Halkidiki came under water.

Video: Olympiada


In all areas damaged by the floods, local authorities have requested to be declared in state of emergency.”

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