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Tourist dies on Thassos while waiting for an ambulance

A tourist died at a beach of the island of Thassos on Tuesday, while the only ambulance needed almost an hour to reach there. By the time it arrived, it was too late. The woman about 45-50 years old from the Czech Republic, was on vacation in the northwestern Aegean …

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Thassos ferry services cancelled because captain was …drunk!

Three ferry services between the island of Thassos and Keramoti were cancelled on Sunday because the captain was drunk. He only allowed to undergo an alcohol test hours later, when he was sober. Three itineraries on Keramoti – Thassos ferry line did nor run after 11:30 on Sunday morning, September …

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UPDATE 3 Forest fire is raging on Thassos: Village evacuated; 2 injured (videos)

A forest fire on the island of Thassos is out of control on Thursday morning despite the strengthening of the fire fighting forces and the aerial means. One village has been ordered to evacuate. Two volunteers were injured. The fire broke out in a dense pine forest and in difficult …

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Skyros, Thassos, Crete heavily hit by torrential rainfalls (picts)

Torrential rainfalls have been hitting several parts of Greece from the north to the south, flooding streets, homes and businesses and destroying infrastructure. The sporades islands but also Thassos were badly hurt by the rainstorms, while Crete was hit as well. Two bridges collapsed, streets turned into rivers and tourists …

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Louvre returns to Thassos three marble reliefs casts from the Passage of Theories

The casts of three antique marbles reliefs returned to the archeological museum of Thassos a few days ago. They were displayed at the Louvre Museum in Paris since they were found during excavations in the so-called Passage of Theories in the second half of 19th century. Director of the Ephorate …

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Torrential rainfalls flood homes and business on Thassos

Twenty minutes of torrential rain on the island of Thassos were enough to flood homes and businesses, to turn roads into rivers. Especially affected by the summer rainstorm are Limenaria and Skala Maries. The rainstorm broke out in the early morning hours of Thursday, tones of water fell on the …

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Volkswagen plans major e-cars investment on the island of Thassos

Volkswagen is considering a major Electro-Mobility investment on the island of Thassos. The German carmaker has reportedly chosen the island in the North-West Aegean Sea to test electric cars, new technologies and innovations in the field of electric driving and autonomous driving. The investment is in the context of “Smart …

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Thassos, Olympiada in Halkidiki in “state of emergency” after torrential rains

“State of Emergency” has been declared for the island of Thassos and the Municipality of Olympiada in Halkidiki after torrential rainfalls hi northern Greece in the last 36 hours. The rainfalls caused enormous damages on the island of Thassos, people’s lives were at risk. The main stream of Potamia overflowed …

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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. Limnos A thunderbolt stroke a home on the island of …

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4-year-old toddler girl drowned on the island of Thassos

A 4-year-old toddler drowned in a beach of the island of Thassos in Northern Greece on Wednesday. The little girl was reportedly playing with an inflatable children boat when a wave filled it with water. The girl drank a lot of water and she was unconscious but still alive when …

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Over 400 died in water-related activities in 2023

Over 400 people lost their lives in 2023 while participating in recreational water-based activities, a report by the Safe Water Sports organization has found. Of the 407 fatalities, 400 people lost their lives at sea and the rest in activities in internal waters bodies like lakes, rivers and pools. The …

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Ferries resume operation from Piraeus port; still disruptions due to weather

Passenger ferries will resume their schedules from the port of  Piraeus after 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 7, as winds have moderated and are forecast to weaken further. Exception will be the ‘flying dolphins’ in the routes of the Saronic Gulf routes. There will be no departures from Lavrio and …

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Ferries, ships in parts of Greece docked due to gale-force winds

Ferries and ships remain docked in several parts of Greece on Saturday, November 4, due to gale-force southern winds and the sailing ban imposed by the Maritime Ministry. Departure of ferries from the port of Piraeus is allowed, with the exception of the “Champion Jet” on Piraeus-Santorini route. Prohibited has …

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“Very High Fires Risk” in 6 regions of Greece, Aug 23 (MAP)

A “Very High Risk of Fires”Extreme Fires Risk” (risk category 4) has been forecast in six Greek regions for Wednesday, August 23, 2023, according to the Fire Danger Forecast Map issued by the General Secretariat for Civil Protection of the Climate Crisis and Civil Protection ministry. It is the “Hot-Dry-Windy” …

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MAP of “Extreme” & “Very High Fires Risk” on Aug 22; Emergency measures

An “Extreme Fires Risk” (risk category 5) has been forecast in three Greek regions and “Very High Risk” (risk category 4) almost for the rest of the country have been forecast for Tuesday, August 22, 2023, according to the Fire Danger Forecast Map issued by the General Secretariat for Civil …

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“Very High Fires Risk” in 6 Greek regions Aug 20 (MAP)

A very high risk of fires (risk category 4) has been forecast for Sunday, August 20, in six regions of Greece, according to the Fire Danger Forecast Map issued by the General Secretariat for Civil Protection of the Climate Crisis and Civil Protection ministry. The regions with a Very High …

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