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Karditsa: Protesters demand compensation, state support 2 weeks after Ianos floods

Residents and business people of Karditsa went to the streets on Monday to demand compensation for the damages they suffered from Medicane Ianos last month. The protest rally was organized jointly by the Union Federation of Agricultural Associations of Karditsa with the Commercial Association of Karditsa and other local professional …

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Body of missing woman found at river bank a week after Ianos hit Greece

The body of a woman was recovered Thursday noon from the banks of river Pamissos, in the flood-stricken municipality of Mouzaki in Central Greece. The body was discovered by a fire service dog, a week after storm Ianos hit the area.  The body was reportedly covered by branches and trees …

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Six people evacuated from cut-off village Oxia in flooded Central Greece

Six people from the small village area of Oxia have been successfully airlifted to safety on Tuesday morning. Located on the mountains by Mouzaki, the village has been cut-off since Saturday after medicane Ianos struck the area causing extensive damage in the infrastructure. Two helicopters of the Fire Service brought …

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IANOS leaves behind 3 dead, one missing and extensive destruction

Three dead people, one missing woman and extensive destruction is what Medicane Ianos left behind after it swept over Greece from Thursday night to Sunday. Over 8,000 homes and businesses are still under water in the Prefecture of Karditsa, Central Greece, three days after nature struck. Its rage started in …

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Medicane IANOS is heading to Crete, warns Greece’s Meteo Service

Medicane IANOS is heading to the island of Crete, the National Observatory of Athens’ (NOA) Meteo weather service said early afternoon Saturday. According to the latest forecast data of NOA, the center of IANOS was located in the South Ionian. IANOS center located South-West of Peloponnese at 9:30 am Saturday. …

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Two dead, three missing as Medicane Ianos floods central Greece

Two people have been recovered dead and three are missing in Central Greece where Medicane IANOS struck with heavy intensity, flooded large parts of Thessaly and damaged infrastructure. The towns of Karditsa, Farsala and surrounding areas down to the outskirts of Volos are under water, and dozens are still waiting …

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Medicane floods villages, highway in Central Greece, dozens trapped (videos)

With violent and intense force, Medicane Ianos struck the region of Fthiotida in central Greece on Friday noon and flooded homes, businesses and roads, including the part of the national highway between Lamia and Karpenissi. Villages west of the city of Lamia received tons of water for over three hours. …

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Greece Meteo Service updates Medicane weather warning Sept 18-20

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY updated its Red Alert weather warning on Friday noon, as Medicane Ianos appears to have slightly change its course. The Warning is from Friday, 18. September, until Sunday, 20. September 2020. EMY warns of heavy rains and thunderstorms, accompanied by powerful winds of an average …

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Ianos rage over Zante, Ithaca, Kefalonia, Lefkada (videos)

All through the night, Medicane IANOS was swirling over the Ionian islands and western Peloponnese, with gale-force winds and heavy rainfalls. Mostly hit were the islands of Zakynthos, Kefalonia and Ithaca. Roof tops were swept away, electricity was cut and many boats sunk. Winds reaching at times up to 12 …

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Zakynthos, Kefalonia, Ithaki, 4 other regions in “state of emergency” due to IANOS

The islands of Zakynthos, Kefalonia and Ithaki in the Ionian Sea and the regions on Achaia, Arkadia, Messinia in Peloponnese and Aitoloakarnania in western Greece have been declared in state of “special civil protection mobilization” Thursday noon due to Medicane Ianos. The decision was announced by head of Civil Protections …

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Watch Live Course of Medicane IANOS sweeping across Greece

Extreme weather front IANOS reached the sea region between Sicily and Peloponnese early on Thursday and is beginning to intensify. According to the Athens National Observatory it is taking on the characteristics of Mediterranean hurricane. a Medicane. Atmospheric pressure at the center of IANOS was approximately 1,000 hPa and expected …

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Medicane IANOS Greece: RED ALERT Warning for several regions

Medicane IANOS is forecast to hit Greece in the next 24 hours, meteorologists and Civil Protection are warning. In a breaking new appearance on Wednesday evening, head of Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias warned citizens of the rare but extra powerful and dangerous weather phenomenon, a Medicane, that it forecast to …

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