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Rhodes: Powerful winds up to 12 Beaufort cause damages, infrastructure problems

Stormy winds blowing with intensity up to 11 and 12 Beaufort caused several problems on the island of Rhodes in the south-east Aegean Sea on Tuesday night. Trees were uprooted, traffic signs flew through the air, shop windows broke and huge waves flooded the harbor area. Due to nature’s force, …

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Sahara Dust covers the islands of Crete and Rhodes (pictures)

The sky over the islands of Crete and Rhodes in the south Aegean Sea has been covered with billions of Sahara dust particles coming from North Africa. While large parts of Greece are dealing with huge volumes of rain, Crete and Rhodes have been under attack by billions of particles …

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Earthquake strikes Rhodes with 5.4R, felt in broader East Mediterranean Sea

An earthquake measuring 5.4 R stroke the island of Rhodes and surrounding areas at 4:30 Thursday afternoon, January 24th 2019. Please, note that several seismologic institutes give different magnitude from 5R to 5.5R. The Greek Geo-dynamic Institute gives the magnitude with 5.4R. The epicenter of the tremor was in the …

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Rhodes without power supply as both PPC plants go out of order

A blackout occurred at 10:20 on Friday morning leaving the whole island of Rhodes without power. According to preliminary information, the blackout occurred due to a technical problem initially in one of the power plants on the island. both power plants on Rhodes are out of order. While technical teams …

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Fireworks? Water by the Pool? German tourist complains about 5*resort on Rhodes

Fireworks in the evening? Water by the pool? Prompt service? A German tourist at a 4-star resort on the island of Rhodes had 1000+1 reasons to complaint about. The nights in the hotel were “sheer horror,” he wrote implying that especially children need peace and calmness during their vacations. “We …

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Rhodes police investigates if British girl had lunch before going to the swimming pool

The Deputy Prosecutor on the island of Rhodes has ordered a preliminary investigation in the case of the 7-year-old British girl that was reportedly drowned in a hotel swimming pool in Lindos. Police has to investigate whether the child had a meal before going to the pool to play together …

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Rhodes: Lightning strikes right next to a group of people (video)

“We narrowly escaped,” a man wrote on his Facebook acocunt and posted a video showing a lightning striking right next a group of Greeks enjoying their coffee on the island of Rhodes. Vassilis Anadiotis from Patras was apparently still overwhelmed by the shock to see a lightning crashing like a …

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Extreme weather phenomena leave Symi without power, strike Rhodes and Nafplio (videos, picts)

Powerful rainstorms with gusty winds, hail-falls and lightening  have been striking the islands of Rhodes and Symi in the south-eastern Aegean Sea on Monday. Especially hit is the small remote island of Symi that remains without power for several hours by now. Video posted earlier on Facebook by Symi resident …

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Turkey fuels tension with Greece with outrageous statements and actions

For one more time, Turkey has been fueling tension with Greece with a series of outrageous statements and actions. During a visit to North-East Greece, a Turkish Deputy Prime Minister claimed that the Muslim minority in Thrace were “Turkish citizens.” At the same time, Ankara sent a military helicopter over …

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Mini tornado strikes in hotel swimming pool in Rhodes (video)

A mini-tornado stroke in the swimming pool of a posh hotel in Lindos on the island of Rhodes on October 10th. The freak weather had sun umbrellas flying, branches of palm trees were blown around and sunbathers just stunned or tried to seek shelter from the flying objects. The footage …

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Oldest member of Greece’s National Guard is 92 years old

The oldest member of the Greek National Guard is 92 years old and lives on the island of Rhodes. His name is Zisimos Brantis. He met Minister of Defense, Panos Kammenos, during the Military Drill “Parmenion 2017”. “In 1974, I was at the fort waiting but unfortunately no Turk came …

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