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“Very High Fires Risk” in four Greek regions, incl islands, Sept 2 (MAP)

A “Very High Risk of Fires”(risk category 4) has been forecast in four Greek regions for Saturday, September 2, 2023, according to the Fire Danger Forecast Map issued by the General Secretariat for Civil Protection of the Climate Crisis and Civil Protection ministry. The region of Evros in north-eastern Greece. …

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“Very High Risk of Fires” in Greece, on Friday, Aug 25 (MAP)

A “Very High Risk of Fires”(risk category 4) has been forecast in three Greek regions for Friday, August 25, 2023, according to the Fire Danger Forecast Map issued by the General Secretariat for Civil Protection of the Climate Crisis and Civil Protection ministry. It is the “Hot-Dry-Windy” conditions that dramatically …

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“Very High Fires Risk” in 6 regions of Greece, Aug 23 (MAP)

A “Very High Risk of Fires”Extreme Fires Risk” (risk category 4) has been forecast in six Greek regions for Wednesday, August 23, 2023, according to the Fire Danger Forecast Map issued by the General Secretariat for Civil Protection of the Climate Crisis and Civil Protection ministry. It is the “Hot-Dry-Windy” …

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MAP of “Extreme” & “Very High Fires Risk” on Aug 22; Emergency measures

An “Extreme Fires Risk” (risk category 5) has been forecast in three Greek regions and “Very High Risk” (risk category 4) almost for the rest of the country have been forecast for Tuesday, August 22, 2023, according to the Fire Danger Forecast Map issued by the General Secretariat for Civil …

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“Very High Risk of Fires” in several Greece’s regions, Aug 12 (MAP)

A very high risk of fires (risk category 4) has been forecast for Saturday,  August 12, in several Greek regions, according to the Fire Danger Forecast Map issued by the General Secretariat for Civil Protection of the Climate Crisis and Civil Protection ministry.   The regions with a Very High …

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MAP of “Very High” & “High Risk of Fires” in Greece, Aug 10

A very high fires danger (risk category 4) has been forecast for Thursday, August 10, in five Greek islands, according to the Fire Danger Forecast Map issued by the General Secretariat for Civil Protection of the Climate Crisis and Civil Protection ministry. The remaining islands across the country are marked …

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“Very High Fires Risk” in 8 Greek regions on Aug 9 (MAP)

A very high fires danger (risk category 4) has been forecast for Wednesday, August 9, in eight regions of Greece, according to the Fire Danger Forecast Map issued by the General Secretariat for Civil Protection of the Climate Crisis and Civil Protection ministry. The regions with a high fires danger …

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Greece Fires Warning: Extreme Risk for 7 regions on July 27 (MAP)

Greece’s Civil Protection issued an ALERT warning of Extreme Fires Risk (category 5) for seven regions across the country for Thursday, July 27, 2023. At the same time, the Fires Risks WARNING lists another eight regions at Very High Risk (category 4). Regions marked Yellow are regions with “High risk” …

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Extreme Risk of Fires for six Greek regions on July 26 (MAP)

Greece’s Civil Protection issued an ALERT warning of Extreme Fires Risk (category 5) for six regions across the country on Wednesday, July 26, 2023. At the same time, the Fires Risks WARNING lists another six regions at Very High Risk (category 4). Regions marked Yellow are regions with “High risk” …

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Extreme and Very High Risk of Fires, July 25; Civil Protection MAP

Greece’s Civil Protection has issued an emergency bulletin warning of Extreme Fire Risk in 5 regions and Very High Fire Risk  for another 13 regions on Tuesday, July 25, 2023. According to the Fire Risk Prediction Map issued by the General Secretariat of Civil Protection of the Ministry of Climate …

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EU’s Copernicus system activated to map burned areas in Greece

Copernicus, the EU’s Earth observation program, has been activated for the immediate mapping of the areas in Eastern Attica, Western Attica, Viotia and Corinth (Loutraki) that has been burned in wildfires since Monday. The purpose of the activation is the production of maps and data of the affected region, to …

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Hipparchus’ oldest map of night sky found hidden in Medieval parchment

First known map of night sky found hidden in Medieval parchment. Fabled star catalogue by ancient Greek astronomer Hipparchus had been feared lost. A medieval parchment from a monastery in Egypt has yielded a surprising treasure. Hidden beneath Christian texts, scholars have discovered what seems to be part of the …

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Greece: 73.710 coronavirus cases, 258 deaths; distribution

Greece’s health authorities announced on Tuesday 73,710 confirmed coronavirus cases in the week of August 8-14, 2022 (ISO 32/2022). In the same period 258 [306] Covid-patients have died, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said in its weekly report. The number of intubated Covid-patients stands at 118. Coverage of simple …

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Greece’s Civil Protections warns of “very high risk” of fires July 21 (MAP)

Greece’s Civil Protection has warned of “very high risk of fires” for Thursday, July 21, 2022.  Regions at very high risk are mostly in  Central and South Greece, while others are at “high risk.” One factor increasing fires risk – next to human nature, negligence and petty interests –  are …

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PM Mitsotakis calls on Erdogan to clarify if map claims “Turkey’s official policy”

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis called on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to clarify his position with respect to the “antics of his junior coalition partner.” On a post on Twitter Mitsotakis asked Erdogan whether the map showing the islands of Crete, Rhodes, Lesvos, Chios and Samos, among others, are …

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Greece: 5,689 coronavirus cases; hospitalizations increase, distribution

Greece’s health authorities announced on Sunday 5,689 coronavirus cases and 8 Covid-related deaths in the last 24 hours. The number of intubated Covid-patients in hospitals ICUs has slightly increased to 101. Increased is also the number of admissions to hospitals due to Covid-19. Cases, Deaths, ICUs June 17-18 June 17: …

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