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More than 22,000 Lightnings fell in Ionian Sea and Epirus on a single day

An extremely high number of lightning, that is more than 22,000 fell in the Ionian Sea and the mainland of West Greece on a single day. According to ZEUS system of Greece’s National Observatory the extremely high number of lightnings fell in the early morning hours until 5:30 p.m. on …

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Earthquake tremors rattle Ioannina in Western Greece

Three earthquake tremors rattled the Prefecture of Ioannina and some area in Epirus in Western Greece on Wednesday morning. The first earthquake with magnitude 4.2 R occurred at 09:49 a.m. with epicenter 13km North-West of the city of Ioannina in the area between Kalpaki and Zitsa. The earthquake had a …

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Impressive Nativity Scene in a natural cave by Ioannina Lake

Impressive nativity scene in a natural cave. Members of the Culture Association of Kastritsa in Ioannina, Epirus, set the the nativity scene in a natural cave. According to epirustv.gr, the culture club used the natural scenery of a cave on the hill of Kastritsa for the reconstruction of the nativity …

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Powerful storm in North-West Greece causes severe damages

A powerful storm swept throughοut north-western Greece on Saturday causing severe damages mainly in agricultural land, turning roads into rivers and squares into lakes. The biggest damages are been recorded in Athyra, Pella prefecture, where the storm uprooted trees. Many of them fell on the roofs of houses. A centenarian …

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Epirus: Huge rescue operation for snowed-in horses (video)

Twenty horses have been snowed in on the mountains of Epirus in Western Greece and their lives were at risk due to heavy snow and lack of grazing opportunities. A huge rescue operation was set up to move the horses in safety. The horses were trapped in the snow in …

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Ioannina: 5.5R earthquake and strong aftershocks had residents spent the night on the streets

A 5.5R earthquake and several aftershocks 4.9-3.2 had the residents of Ioannina and surrounding areas to spent the night on the streets. The main earthquake of 5.5R occurred at 23:14 Saturday night with epicenter the village Pogoni, 12km north-west from the city of Ioannina in Epirus, North-Western Greece. The earthquake …

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8 Greek Armed Forces officers working in refugee camp found positive on TB-screening test

Eight offices of the Greek Armed Forces deployed in a refugee camp in Epirus, north-western Greece, have been found to be positive on skin test Mantoux, a screening tool for tuberculosis (TB). Tests are being conducted for all military personnel in the camp, those found positive undergoing further test, because …

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Arta: Historic stone Bridge of Plaka collapses due to floods

The historic stone bridge of Plaka in Arta, western Greece has been standing over Arachthos river for 148 years. It was the biggest one-stringer bridge in the Balkans. It was constructed by Constantinos Bekas in 1866. The famous pedestrian’s stone bridge collapsed today after strong rainfalls had been falling in …

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