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Prosecutor orders investigation into flooded underpass

Prosecutor orders investigation into flooded underpass Athens’ chief prosecutor has ordered an investigation into how an underpass in southern Athens became flooded on Thursday, trapping a bus and forcing its passengers to wade through high water to safety. During the Ballos storm, the A1 bus became trapped on an underpass beneath Poseidonas Avenue. Photos of […]

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One dead as torrential rain floods homes across Greece

One dead as torrential rain floods homes across Greece Torrential rain flooded rivers, roads and homes across Greece, many parts only just recovering from summer wildfires, prompting hundreds of calls for help to rescue people and pump out water. At least one man was killed when his car was carried away by flood waters. The […]

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Greek Ingenuity: How to Cross a Flooded Street in Athens

Greek Ingenuity: How to Cross a Flooded Street in Athens The unidentified man was captured on camera crossing the flooded road on a ladder. Video screenshot/tiktok A Greek man found an ingenious way to deal with the flood in Athens on Thursday. He simply climbed on a ladder and “walked” through the water to his […]

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Heavy rain floods streets in Athens, Thessaloniki

Heavy rain floods streets in Athens, Thessaloniki Heavy showers on Thursday flooded streets across the Greek capital and in the northern port city of Thessaloniki, with the fire service receiving dozens of calls for help. In the Athens suburb of Nea Filadelfia, pupils left their flooded classroom at an elementary school by building a bridge […]

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Storm Ballos Batters Athens with Power Outages, Flooded Streets

Storm Ballos Batters Athens with Power Outages, Flooded Streets Many roads in Athens were flooded as heavy rain fell in the Greek capital on Thursday. Credit: AMNA The weather front code-named Ballos has hit Athens on Thursday causing power outages in several parts of the capital and flooding streets. Torrential rain has forced the Greek […]

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