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Helicopter crashes in North Evia – Two on board (video)

A helicopter crashed in the sea off northern Evia short after taking off from Mantoudi village in northern Evia. The pilot and allegedly one passenger were on board. Search And Rescue (SAR) operation underway. At the time of the crash, there was a strong rainfall, haze, low cloudiness and bad …

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Storm ELIAS bring massive flooding in Volos and Pilion (videos)

Residents of Volos in the Magnissia prefecture were ordered to stay indoors by police as of 18:40 on Wednesday and were forbidden to travel, as storm ELIAS hits the region with very heavy rainfalls since the afternoon, flooding roads, basements, home and businesses. Dozens of people are reportedly trapped in …

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Spectacular Waterspout in Evia (video)

A spectacular waterspout occurred in the island of Evia. The unique phenomenon , especially due to its size, was recorded by a local resident, Spiros Sorips and posted on social media. Video: The island of Evia was hit by stormy weather front ELIAS on Wednesday, casuing floods and destruction in …

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Storm ELIAS floods Evia, causes problems in other regions (videos)

Storm ELIAS is testing with floods the residents of the island of Evia since the early morning hours of Wednesday. The severe weather phenomena flooded whole villages mostly in the northern part of the island and sent people on roof tops. Bridges collapsed when rivers and streams overflowed, landslides blocked …

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ELIAS Updated: Storm Warning to citizens of Ionian islands, central Greece, Peloponnese

As meteorologists updated the forecast of storm ELIAS on Tuesday, residents in Peloponnese, on the islands of Kefalonia, Zakynthos, Ithaca, northern Evia as well as in the western suburbs of Athens/Attica, in Evrytania, Fthiotida, Fokida, Viotia and Magnisia started to receive emergency messages via <112> as from Tuesday noon. The …

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Storm ELIAS upgraded to RED category; 112 message to citizens in central Greece

Α message via the 112 emergency number was sent to residents of Thessaly, Fthiotida, the Sporades islands and north Evia on Sunday warning them of bad weather front called ELIAS forecast to hit these areas as of Monday, September 25, 2023. According to the message, there will be: “Dangerous weather …

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Greece Weather Warning: Heavy rainfalls, strong thunderstorms

Greece’s Meteorological Service EMY issued a weather warning on heavy rainfalls and storms in the following days. The weather is forecast to deteriorate with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms as of Monday, September 25, and the bad weather is expected to last around five days. Note that the bad weather front …

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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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Lake Karla about to flood villages- Volos without safe water for 11th day

Rising water levels at Lake Karla are threatening to inundate the few remaining parts of the Thessaly plain that have not been flooded yet. The reason is that the waters from Pinios River continued to feed into the lake on Friday. Villages on the shores of Lake Karla such as …

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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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Greece Floods: Deaths rise to 15; rescues continues from flooded villages (videos)

Huge problems continued in the flooded areas of the plain of Thessaly, Central Greece, on Monday, despite signs that the water level in the Pinios River was starting to subside even though very slowly. Storm Daniel may have stopped pouring rain in the area since last week, however, the tonnes …

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Greece Floods: Death toll rises to 10; number of missing “unknown”

Death toll from storm Daniel and the floods it caused in Greece rose to 10, Civil Protection Minister Vassilis Kikilias announced on Friday afternoon. The dead are 3 men and seven women who lost their lives in Volos, Pilion in Magnisia as well as in Ellinopyrgo, Palamas, Astritsa and Marathea …

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Greece Floods: Death toll rise to 6. Ten missing. Evacuation launched (vids)

UPDATE: Death tool in the floods rose to six on Thursday afternoon, after rescuers found two elderly women dead in their home in the village Astritsa, Central Greece. Relatives of the two women,aged 75 and 80, had alerted authorities as they had no contact with them. Rescuers evacuating people in …

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Severe floods in Central Greece ‘drown’ dozens of villages, evacuations still due (picts, vids)

Dozens of villages in the regions of Karditsa and Trikala in the plain of Thessaly in central Greece have been flooded with the water reaching a height of up to 3 meters. Hundreds of desperate people are on roof tops waiting for rescue that it currently seems impossible. Βούλιαξαν. Λάσπη …

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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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Athens-Thessaloniki highway partly closed due to flooding

Traffic on Athens-Thessaloniki highway was suspended due to flooding of the motorway early Wednesday afternoon. The motorway is closed from Nikea in Larissa to the border with Magnesia regional unit. The highway is closed in both directions between the two points. The traffic suspension follows a decision by the Thessaly …

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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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Traffic ban on Skiathos due to floods; tourists trapped at airport

Greek police has imposed a traffic ban on the island of Skiathos early afternoon Tuesday after severe storm weather front Daniel hit and flooded large parts of the Sporades island. The ban covers all except emergency services, roadside assistance and touristic buses transferring tourists to the airport. The ban will …

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