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6,011 insurance claims in the aftermath of storm “Daniel”

Insurance claims in the aftermath of storm ‘Daniel’ amount to 6,011, according to the first record, the Hellenic Association of Insurance Companies of Greece said on Thursday. Of these, 4,307 losses related to property insurance (1,714 residences, 2,032 businesses, 69 industrial facilities, 116 technical projects and 376 photovoltaic systems). The …

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Europe’s highest-ever monthly precipitation fell in Makrynitsa, Mt Pelion during Storm Daniel

The highest monthly precipitation ever recorded in Europe fell in the village of Makrynitsa on Mt Pelion during Storm Daniel, which ravaged Greece in September. Αfter the transmission of measurements by the weather stations operated by the Athens National Observatory in Thessaly was restored, it was found that the weather …

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Infrastructure keeps collapsing in Central Greece, two weeks after storm Daniel

In the aftermath of storm Daniel, infrastructure in Central Greece continues to collapse due to the huge volume of water, corrosion and botchery. The bridge at Palaiopyrgos collapse on Thursday morning. This particular bridge reportedly connects Paleopyrgos with Alexandrini, the coastal villages of the Municipality of Tempo and Strintzos and …

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Storm DANIEL damages railway network in Central Greece

Storm Daniel caused damages to the railway network in Central Greece, with 50 km of railway track and signalling from Domokos to Krannonas stations in Central Greece have been damaged in storm Daniel. Managing director of network managing company OSE, Panagiotis Terzakis, told state-run news agency amna,that the damages caused …

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Pedestrians swept away in downtown Athens as DANIEL floods Greek capital (videos)

Storm weather Daniel reached Greek capital Athens with a heavy downpour on Wednesday afternoon that lasted no longer than 15 minutes, however, they were enough to flood many streets in downtown and the suburbs, mostly main streets. Ποτάμια οι δρόμοι στο κέντρο της Αθήνας #ΚΑΚΟΚΑΙΡΙΑ_DANIEL #κακοκαιρια #ΑΘΗΝΑ #Αττικη pic.twitter.com/3EPj77x5Z3 — …

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Storm DANIEL: Updated RED ALERT by Greece’s National Meteo

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY updated its RED ALERT weather warning on Wednesday, September 7, as storm weather DANIEL keep sweeping across the country leaving behind only devastation, desperate people and loss of lives. Flooded Thessaly, central Greece via meteo.gr Forecast Wed, Sept 6 📌 H αναλυτική πρόγνωση του καιρού …

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Storm DANIEL: Two people dead, three missing, thousands trapped in flooded homes

Two people have died and three are being missing in the floods caused by storm Daniel sweeping Greece since Monday. According to the Fire Service, an 87-year-old woman who was missing from the  area Paltsi, Magnesia region, since Tuesday, was found in under a pile of wood on Wednesday morning. …

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Volos under water; one dead, one missing as DANIEL strikes central Greece (videos)

One man has died and another one is missing in Volos, central Greece, a region heavily hit by storm weather “Daniel” that has been bombarding the area with torrential rainfalls since Monday night. By Tuesday morning the bad weather deteriorated further as large amounts of water from the continuous rain …

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DANIEL is sweeping across Greece with heavy rainfalls (vids)

Dangerous storm weather called DANIEL has started to sweep across Greece since early Monday with stormy winds, torrential rainfalls and hail.Coming from the North-West, DANIEL is forecast to pour tonnes of water, some 500 tonnes of rain per hectare expected to fall in Fthiotida, Magnesia, central Greece. Floods fear is …

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Residents in 5 Greece’s regions receive storm warning message

Residents of Thessaly, Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Central Greece and the Northern Aegean islands received a message via the emergency line <112> warning them of upcoming heavy thunderstorms and stormy winds. The message warned them of the severe storms and stormy winds and urged them to “reduce movements unless absolute necessary” …

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Farmers came, honked and left. What’s next?

They came to Athens on Tuesday, they honked in front of the Parliament and left at noon on Wednesday. At least 6,600 farmers with over 160 tractors and agricultural machinery as well as 112 buses gathered at Syntagma Square demanding from the government to meet their demands for lower production …

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Farmers in Greece: National roads & customs blockades, tractors rally in Athens

In a crucial meeting held in Nikaia by Larissa, central Greece, on Tuesday representatives of farmers decided to escalate their mobilizations with simultaneous blockades of national roads and customs as of tomorrow, February 7, 2024, and to hold a protest rally with their tractors next week. Farmers in the country …

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Farmers in Greece escalate their protests (videos)

Farmers and breeders in Greece intensify their mobilization against the governmental policies, blocking roads with their tractors and throwing fresh milk away in protest. They demand the full of promised compensations after the September floods and they complain about the high cost of production. They accuse the conservative New Democracy …

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Scientists of National Observatory of Athens NOA seek public support (PETITION)

Τhe National Observatory of Athens is at risk to lose its independence and be excluded from the national and international network of research centers. Mid-November the conservative government of New Democracy decided to move the NOA to the Ministry of Climate Crisis and Civil Protection (MCCCP), in order to support its specific …

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Greece’s entire railway network fully restored by 2025

The Athens-Thessaloniki train route will resume its entire service as of December 15,2023, Infrastructure & Transport Minister Christos Staikouras said at the 7th Thessaloniki Summit on Monday. A segment of the train route had been recently damaged by storm ‘Daniel’ and has since been serviced by bus. Minister Staikouras said …

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Snakes in flooded Greece force primary school to shut down

A primary school in Farkadona village had to be shut down due to the appearing of snakes inside the school building. The presence of snakes is attributed to the flooding in Central Greece following the two storm weather fronts in September. The Primary School of Zarkos in the Municipality of …

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EU Agriculture Commissioner visits flooded Thessaly (video)

European Commissioner for Agriculture Janusz Wojciechowski on Thursday visited areas of Thessaly affected by the flooding caused by the destructive storms, Daniel and Elias. Following an invitation by Rural Development and Foods Minister Lefteris Avgenakis, Wojciechowski flew with a helicopter over the flooded areas in Thessaly, visited farms and talked …

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