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Meteorological Service issues Weather Warning for Athens and Attica

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY has issued early afternoon Wednesday a warning of dangerous weather phenomena forecast to strike Athens and Attica. EMY warns of strong rainfalls, thunderstorms and locally also hail. The weather phenomena are expected to last until the late evening hours of Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Meteorological …

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Lightning strikes the Acropolis injuring tourists and guards (video)

Four people were injured after a lightning stroke the Acropolis of Athens during a thunderstorm on Wednesday afternoon. The injured have been transferred to Evangelismos hospital in the city center. The unprecedented incident occurred around 4:30 in the afternoon. According to preliminary information, the lightning stroke at the ticket counter …

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Donousa, the first Aegean island to ban single use plastic

The island of Donousa will be the first in the Aegean Sea that will ban single use plastic in an effort to protect the marine environment and reduce marine pollution.. Under the initiative “Sea Change Greek Islands,” sponsored by the Athanasios K. Laskaridis Public Benefit Foundation and under the auspices …

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