Two dead as Cyclone Ianos hits central Greece

Two people have died as a hurricane-like storm pounded central Greece, flooding streets and homes, the authorities said on Saturday. Cyclone Ianos, known as a medicane (Mediterranean hurricane), uprooted trees and caused power cuts on the Ionian islands and the western Peloponnese. It swept through central Greece, hitting areas in and around the cities of… Read More Two dead as Cyclone Ianos hits central Greece

Seven dead as thunderstorms trigger flash flooding on Greek island of Evia

At least seven people were killed when torrential rain and thunderstorms caused flash flooding on the Greek island of Evia over the weekend, officials said on Sunday. Three of the victims, including a baby, were found in the village of Politika and another four in the village of Amfithea and the area of Bourtzi in… Read More Seven dead as thunderstorms trigger flash flooding on Greek island of Evia