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Earthquake rattles with 4.8R Leonidio, east Peloponnese, felt in Athens

An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 on the Richter scale rattled Leonidio and the broader area in Argolida. eastern Peloponnese, and was felt in Athens as well. The earthquake was recorded at 7:20 on Tuesday morning. According to the Geodynamic Institute of the National Observatory of Athens, the epicenter of the …

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Mini Lockdown in Argolida, Evrytania; extension in 5 regional units (Covid-Map)

Greece’s Civil Protection imposed a mini lockdown to the regional units of Argolida, Peloponnese, and Evrytania, Epirus, with the aim to contain the spread of the coronavirus. At the same time, they extended the restrictions in the regional units of Achaia, Ilia and Messinia in Peloponnese, of Heraklio on the …

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Argolida and Sparti in tougher lockdown due to infections increase

Greece’s Civil Protection placed the Regional Unit of Argolida and the Municipality of Sparti, in eastern and south Peloponnese respectively, into a regime of stricter lockdown measures due to a high epidemiological load and the rapid increase in epidemiological indicators of the last seven days. The measures are taken for  …

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Stunning pictures of shelf cloud over Nafplio and Argolida

For the first time in Argolida, East Peloponnese, a spectacular phenomenon appeared before the storm on Monday: a shelf cloud. The shape and the colors of the shelf cloud created stunning pictures. A shelf cloud is a low, horizontal, wedge-shaped arcus cloud. A shelf cloud is attached to the base …

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Extreme weather phenomena leave Symi without power, strike Rhodes and Nafplio (videos, picts)

Powerful rainstorms with gusty winds, hail-falls and lightening  have been striking the islands of Rhodes and Symi in the south-eastern Aegean Sea on Monday. Especially hit is the small remote island of Symi that remains without power for several hours by now. Video posted earlier on Facebook by Symi resident …

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One dead, flooded homes and agricultural land as summer storms strike Greece

One man lost his life, homes and shops were flooded and agricultural products were destroyed when storms stroke several regions in Greece. In the city of Lamia in Central Greece, a 62-year-old man lost his life in a sequence of tragic events. He had called the fire brigades to pump …

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