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Thassos ferry services cancelled because captain was …drunk!

Three ferry services between the island of Thassos and Keramoti were cancelled on Sunday because the captain was drunk. He only allowed to undergo an alcohol test hours later, when he was sober. Three itineraries on Keramoti – Thassos ferry line did nor run after 11:30 on Sunday morning, September …

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UPDATE 3 Forest fire is raging on Thassos: Village evacuated; 2 injured (videos)

A forest fire on the island of Thassos is out of control on Thursday morning despite the strengthening of the fire fighting forces and the aerial means. One village has been ordered to evacuate. Two volunteers were injured. The fire broke out in a dense pine forest and in difficult …

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Skyros, Thassos, Crete heavily hit by torrential rainfalls (picts)

Torrential rainfalls have been hitting several parts of Greece from the north to the south, flooding streets, homes and businesses and destroying infrastructure. The sporades islands but also Thassos were badly hurt by the rainstorms, while Crete was hit as well. Two bridges collapsed, streets turned into rivers and tourists …

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Torrential rainfalls flood homes and business on Thassos

Twenty minutes of torrential rain on the island of Thassos were enough to flood homes and businesses, to turn roads into rivers. Especially affected by the summer rainstorm are Limenaria and Skala Maries. The rainstorm broke out in the early morning hours of Thursday, tones of water fell on the …

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Greek authorities on alert as cases of infected tourists on the rise

Greek health authorities are on alert and highly concerned about the increase of confirmed coronavirus cases among tourists, especially on the islands. A total of ten tourists, nine foreign nationals and one Greek, have been found positive to Covid-19 and are on the islands of Thassos, Naxos, Evia and Corfu. …

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Thassos, Olympiada in Halkidiki in “state of emergency” after torrential rains

“State of Emergency” has been declared for the island of Thassos and the Municipality of Olympiada in Halkidiki after torrential rainfalls hi northern Greece in the last 36 hours. The rainfalls caused enormous damages on the island of Thassos, people’s lives were at risk. The main stream of Potamia overflowed …

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Storms flood Halkidiki, Kavala, Thassos, thunderbolt strikes house (videos)

Storms have flooded areas in Halkidiki, Kavala and the island of Thassos in northern Greece. At least two municipalities have been declared in “state of emergency. A thunderbolt opened a hole in a house on the island of Limnos house. Limnos A thunderbolt stroke a home on the island of …

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4-year-old toddler girl drowned on the island of Thassos

A 4-year-old toddler drowned in a beach of the island of Thassos in Northern Greece on Wednesday. The little girl was reportedly playing with an inflatable children boat when a wave filled it with water. The girl drank a lot of water and she was unconscious but still alive when …

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Greek “serial killer” Theofilos Sehidis found dead in prison

The ‘serial killer’ who shocked Greece with the murder of five members of his family in the 1990’s was found dead in the psychiatric ward of Korydalos prison. The body of the 45-year-old Theofilos Sehidis was found in the showers. According to preliminary media information, the convict most likely died …

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Flooded basements and streets as powerful rainstorm strikes Thessaloniki

Houses and shops were flooded and motorists were trapped in their vehicles when the rainstorm turned streets into rivers. The west part of Thessaloniki was badly hit by the storm on Wednesday evening, a storm that kept on striking until the early morning hours of Thursday. The fire brigades received …

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