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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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Karpathos and Kassos in “state of emergency” after torrential rains strike the islands

Heavy rainfalls that keep falling for hours on the islands of Kassos and Karpathos largely damaged the infrastructure in these two islands in the south Dodecanese. The extreme rainfalls started on Thursday midnight and continued until Friday, March 29. Tonnes of water came down mountains and hills, passed through the …

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