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Purple jellyfish numbers in relative decline, say Greek researchers

The number of dangerous purple jellyfish are now in relative decline as there have not been any recent reports of dense congregations, researchers at the Hellenic Center for Marine Research (ELKETHE) have said. Tentacles of purple jellyfish that can reach up to 2 meters, carry a very painful sting and …

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Greece’s Civil Protection issues Wildfires warning map as temperatures soar

Greece’s Civil Protection issued a warning for wildfires that can break out due to soaring temperatures on Thursday, July 1, 2021. At very high risk (Level 4) are: Attica, Evia (except Skyros,), Kythera, Fokida, Fthiotida, Magnisia, Larissa (in Sterea and Thessaly) and Achaia, Corinth, Argolida, Arkadia and Lakonia in Peloponnese …

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23 new coronavirus cases in Greece, among them 10 “imported”

23 new confirmed coronavirus cases have been recorded in Greece in the last 24 hours, and among them are 10 imported, health authorities announced on Wednesday evening. The total infections stand at 3,432. It is the first time since the country opened its gates on June 15, that imported cases …

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Two villages ordered to evacuate as forest fire rages on the island of Chios

A big forest fire is raging in the Kampos area on the island of Chios on Wednesday and the powerful winds are pushing the fire fronts towards two villages. The Fire Service ordered the residents of Tholopotami and Sklavia to evacuate as the danger was imminent. More than 30 firefighters …

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Greece’s CAA extends flight ban to/from UK, Sweden, Turkey

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority issued a new air notice (NOTAM) extending the flight ban to/from the United Kingdom, Sweden and Turkey until Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 23:59. The NOTAM also extends a ban on non-European citizens entering the country. The following 14 countries are excluded from this airline (Notam): …

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Greece opens all border-crossings and its ports to ships from abroad July 1

Greece is opening all its border-crossings to all its neighboring countries in the North, including to Turkey in the North-East and its ports to ships from abroad on July 1, 2020. Government spokesman Stelios Petsas announced on Monday, that the entrance gates at Evzoni, Kakavia, Krystallopigi, Promachonas, Nymfaia, Kastania and …

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