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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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Storm causes power outages in Athens

Storm causes power outages in Athens A wet weather system dubbed Ballos knocked out the power in many parts of the Greek capital on Thursday and flooded streets. The Civil Defense Ministry also sent out an emergency alert message warning citizens not to venture outdoors unless absolutely necessary The stormy weather came in from the […]

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Power transmission operator warns of power outages due to wildfire

Power transmission operator warns of power outages due to wildfire Greece’s Independent Power Transmission Operator (ADMIE) announced the possibility of scheduled power outages on Thursday afternoon in parts of the greater Athens area, as a rekindled wildfire north of the Greek capital is threatening high- and medium-voltage lines passing through the area. Besides areas northeast […]

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Greece: Scattered power outages in several areas of greater Athens amid heat wave

Greece: Scattered power outages in several areas of greater Athens amid heat wave Several neighborhoods around the greater Athens area were plagued by power outages on Thursday, in what was the hottest day of the year so far in the east Mediterranean country. Outages were reported in a handful of northwest and central districts, main […]

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Massive Internet Outage Hits Websites Around the Globe

Massive Internet Outage Hits Websites Around the Globe Internet outages hit innumerable media and government sites on Tuesday. Credit: Frankie Lee,  Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0/ Wikimedia Countless websites and apps around the world went down Tuesday after Fastly, a major content delivery network, reported a widespread failure. The issue made the sites inaccessible to many […]

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