Greece – Crete Hit by 3rd Wave of Flash Flooding

Heavy rain fell in parts of¬†Greece¬†over the weekend 05 to 07 April, 2019, causing some flash flooding, in particular on the islands of Rhodes and Crete. This is the third wave of flash flooding to affect Crete since mid-February, as reported by FloodList The Fire Service reported that from 05 to 07 April they rescued … More Greece – Crete Hit by 3rd Wave of Flash Flooding

‘The Disaster is Biblical’: Athens Floods Kill 15 After ‘Unprecedented’ Storm

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras declared a state of mourning after a freak overnight downpour with the force of a “waterfall” flooded three towns near Athens, killing at least 15 people. “At this time, declaring a state of national mourning over this great tragedy is the least we can do,” Tsipras said in a televised … More ‘The Disaster is Biblical’: Athens Floods Kill 15 After ‘Unprecedented’ Storm