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Flooding phenomena force locals to abandon their homes in Evia

Dozens of o houses have been flooded, fruit and vegetable crops have been destroyed, the road network in many places is inaccessible and dangerous because the water height exceeds one meter in some areas. Residents in Liani Ammos, Agia Eleousa and Dokos are desperate and abandon their homes and businesses …

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Goat kid swept away by rushing waters in Chania rescued by passerby

In the unprecedented difficult moments people experience in the Prefecture of Chania a touch of hope: a little goat swept in a well by rushing stream waters was rescued by a passerby. The goat kid was found in the well under mud and debris swept away by the stream in …

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Thessaloniki floods: Shocking videos of woman and delivery boy being swept away

Several people were swept away by the rushing waters that turned streets and roads to angry rivers. The powerful rainstorm that stroke the city of Thessaloniki in Northern Greece on Thursday, not only flooded houses, business and public buildings, it also put  human lives at risk. In the junction Agios …

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Heavy rainstorms hit Athens, set south Lefkada under water (videos, picts)

Streets and basements flooded, trees fell and power was cut in hundreds of households and businesses when a powerful rainstorm stroke Greek capital Athens on Sunday afternoon. The football match between Panathinaikos and Xanthi was suspended when the pitch turned into a lake. The heavy rainfall showed for one more …

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Short and powerful rainstorm floods Keratsini suburb of Pireaus (picts, videos)

One more area was flooded on Friday morning when a short but powerful rain-and thunderstorm stroke the West Attica. This time the bad weather front stroke Keratsini suburb of Piraeus in West Attica. Ten kilometers way from downtown Athens, the capital of a European country in the 21st century. Torrential …

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Turkey threatens to “flood the EU with migrants”

“The damage will be multiple for the European Union,” Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim warned and threatened that “without the help of Ankara, EU member states may be flooded with waves of migrants.” In the same wave length, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened that “if Europe goes too far, …

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