Showing posts with label Greece. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Greece. Show all posts

Monday, August 23, 2021

Evacuation launched after Greece’s Evia island is hit by second wildfire in two weeks — RT World News

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 Some 46 firefighters have been deployed to the Greek island of Evia after a wildfire started in the southern part of the territory on Monday morning, with airplanes and helicopters dropping water on the blaze to slow its spread.

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Multinational task force battles Greek wildfires | DW News

 

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 As wildfires on Greece's Evia island continue to rage, criticism over the government's handling of the situation grows.

Friday, August 06, 2021

Greek PM says saving human lives top priority as wildfires continue to rage - China.org.cn

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Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday evening that Greece is facing an extremely critical situation with multiple forest fires at the same time, while saving human lives is the government's top priority.

Monday, August 02, 2021

Wildfires cause further devastation in Turkey, Greece | EL KAOS UT

Wildfires cause further devastation in Turkey, Greece | EL KAOS UT

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 The heat driving Turkey's fires is causing similar emergencies in Italy and Greece. Crews say they have faced more than 800 flare-ups during the past few days in populated areas.

Greece Temporarily Closes Archaeological Monuments as Heat Wave Hits - Sputnik International

Greece Temporarily Closes Archaeological Monuments as Heat Wave Hits

 (Sputnik) - Open-air archaeological sites in Greece will be closed during the daytime starting August 3 due to an intense heatwave, the Ministry of Culture and Sports said on Monday.

Sunday, August 01, 2021

Dozen homes burn, five people hospitalised in Greece wildfire | Al Jazeera

five people hospitalised in Greece wildfire


About a dozen homes burned and five people were hospitalised with breathing problems as firefighters fought a forest fire near Patras, Greece’s third-largest city, authorities said.

Sunday, July 04, 2021

Cyprus appeals for help as huge wildfire rips through forest - BBC News

cyprus wildfire


Cyprus has appealed for international help to tackle a huge wildfire described by officials as the worst in the country's history.

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Blaze destroys houses, forest in south-central Greece

Blaze destroys houses, forest in south-central Greece


A large wildfire that broke out in the regional unit of Corinthos in south-central Greece late on Wednesday prompted authorities to evacuate six nearby villages, the fire department said.

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

6.3-magnitude Earthquake Hits Central Greece - UrduPoint

6.3-magnitude Earthquake Hits Central Greece

A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit central Greece on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said, prompting residents in the city of Larissa to rush into the streets according to local media.

Monday, February 22, 2021

The Active Volcano in Greece; Santorini

 

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 The island of Santorini in Greece contains a very deadly active volcano. This volcano last erupted in 1950, and will erupt again in the future.

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Storm Ianos: Three dead as rare 'medicane' batters Greece

Storm Ianos
Three people have died after a rare storm known as a "medicane" battered parts of Greece, flooding streets and homes and causing electricity outages.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Amid Prince Charles' visit, Greece demands return of Elgin Marbles looted by Brits 200yrs ago

Elgin Marbles looted by Brits 200yrs ago
Hosting Prince Charles and his spouse, the Greek president demanded that the UK return the precious Parthenon Marbles, which were seized in the early 19th century by Thomas Elgin and exhibited in the British Museum since then.

Monday, February 19, 2018

Deathly breath of the Greek god: Ancient ‘gate to hell’ still emitting poison gas centuries after mysterious deaths

Deathly breath of the Greek god
Scientists studying an [Greek] ancient site in Turkey, once thought to be a gate to hell, have found that the deaths recounted at the stone grotto in historical texts were most likely caused by noxious natural gas.

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Greece Hit by 4.9-Magnitude Earthquake (local time: 06:02, Depth 10 km)

Greece Hit by 4.9-Magnitude Earthquake
A 4.9-magnitude earthquake occurred on Sunday near the Greek capital of Athens, the European Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC) said.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Giant 5km-wide asteroid to make closest approach to Earth in 40 years – just week before Christmas

L'astéroïde 3200 Phaeton
A massive asteroid which is about half the size of the space rock that wiped out the dinosaurs is expected to come the closest it’s been to Earth in almost half a century, astronomers say. The celestial body will fly by our planet as early as mid-December.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Death toll in Greek floods rises to 19 , 6 still missing

Death toll in Greek floods rises to 19
The death toll in flash flooding on the western fringes of the Greek capital Athens has risen to 19, fire service and coast guard said on Saturday.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Greece: Deadly floods hit Mandra, Nea Peramos and Megara

Deadly floods hit Mandra, Nea Peramos and Megara
Floods caused by heavy rain have killed at least 13 people and caused destruction in three towns near the Greek capital, Athens, officials say.

EL News

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