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Storm EVA hits Piraeus and the Cyclades islands (videos, picts)

Streets in the port of Piraeus turned into rivers and a garbage bin took a lonesome ride between cars and their motorists struck in the waters, as storm EVA reached Attica on Sunday. The storm affected mainly the south suburbs and meteorologists had warned of flooding phenomena. It needed just …

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Over 30 migrants die in two shipwrecks off Kythera and Lesvos (videos)

More than 30 migrants are believed to have died in two shipwrecks off the island of Kythera in south Peloponnese and Lesvos in the eastern Aegean Sea in less than 12 hours. Residents of a Greek island pulled shipwrecked migrants to safety up steep cliffs in dramatic rescues after two …

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1,152 cannabis plants in Cretan Monastery; rosaries on branches (videos)

An unprecedented finding in a monastery on the island of Crete: 1,152 cannabis plants. Many of them had rosaries on their branches  – most likely for a divine blessing for a good harvest…? The plants are estimated to bring one ton of hashish and around 2 million euros revenues when …

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Torrential rain floods Thessaloniki; over 800 calls to Fire Service (pcts,vids)

A heavy rainstorm hit the urban complex of Greece’s second biggest city Thessaloniki turning streets into rivers, sweeping away vehicles, flooding homes and shops, and even the landmark of the city , the White Tower. Power outage recorded in some of the residential and commercial areas. The rain started around …

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Impressive and scary waterspout in Halkidiki (pcts, vids)

An impressive and at the same time terrifying waterspout was formed close to the coast on the first “leg” of Halkidiki peninsula on Sunday morning. Immediately sunbathers at the beach of Xenia by the village of Paliouri in the south of Kassandra grabbed their mobiles to capture the spectacular phenomenon. …

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Police brutality against protesters; they even use teargas at people on wheelchair (videos)

Riot police was filmed and pictured using extensive violence against protesters in downtown Athens on Thursday evening.Officers were seen brutally beating demonstrators, photo-reporters and journalists and did not hesitate to fire tear gas even against a man on wheelchair. Χημικό των #ΜΑΤ σε ανάπηρο διαδηλωτή. Ασχολίαστο… #ΕΛΑΣ #Αστυνομια #MAT @kmitsotakis …

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Antonov plane with 8 crew members crash in Kavala, N. Greece (videos)

An Antonov airplane with 8 crew members crashed off the city of Kavala, Northern Greece, about an hour before Saturday midnight. The plane was flying from Serbia to Jordan with reportedly 12 tons of dangerous material. Eyewitnesses said that the plane was on fire when it came down. The Antonov-12 …

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Thunderbolts turn night into day; 7,400 strikes on Monday (videos)

Over 7,400 thunderbolts were recorded across Greece on Monday as a barometric low stroke the country. Especially at night, in the Saronic Gulf it was a rare spectacle to see the thunderstorm moving from West to the East and hundreds of thunderbolts to “dance” in the night sky before they …

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Wildfire rages in SE Athens: Residents evacuated, one firefighter in hospital, houses burnt (videos)

At least one house has been reportedly burnt , one firefighter was taken to hospital due to respiratory problems and residents of Panorama Voula, South Athens, and neighboring areas were urged to evacuate their homes due to the wildfire on Saturday afternoon. Two bed-ridden elderly have been reportedly taken to …

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Hungry customers turn angry over Covid-Pass (video)

Hungry customers turned angry and smashed tables in a famous restaurant in Thessaloniki when they were asked to show a Covid-Pass but they did not have any. The owner told them they cannot sit and eat if they do not show vaccination or recovery certificates or even a negative rapid …

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Second body recovered from Euroferry; 9 truck drivers still missing (videos)

Rescuers operating on the Euroferry Olympia discovered one more charred body late on Wednesday afternoon. It is the second dead passenger found on the ship, while another 9 truck drivers, are still missing, among them two Greeks. According to media information, the body was detected in an embryonic position next …

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Unprecedented hail-fall on Santorini and Paros (videos)

Unprecedented hail fall hit the island of Santorini on Thursday which locals describe “as if stones were falling from the sky.”  The heavy hail- and rain-storm damaged vehicles and agriculture and temperature on the popular summer destination plunged to 1 degree Celsius. The storm also rendered the runway of the …

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