Serious problems have been caused by the severe bad weather that has hit Agrinio in the last hours, with the main characteristics being the heavy rains.
Problems from the bad weather that affects the area are recorded especially in the area of Kainourgio. The traffic of vehicles has been stopped at the National Road Agrinio - Thermo at the entrance of the village. Flooded fields, plots in Lefka, Dyo Strema and Strato. However, problems were also caused in the area of Kamaroula as there are reports of flooded houses and mainly basements. The problems caused by the bad weather in Xiromero are intense.
The fire services of the wider area have been put on precautionary part as a precaution, following an order from the head of the fire brigade, Lieutenant General Stefanos Kolokouris. At the same time, the 6th EMAK from Patras has been mobilized, while fire brigades continue to operate in pumping water.
An appeal to the citizens of the mayor of Agrinio to avoid travel
Meanwhile, the mayor of Agrinio, George Papanastasiou, visited the premises of the fire brigade and as informed by the regional commander, Chief of Staff Andreas Stempilis, the fire brigade is in coordination with the forces of the other municipalities of Aetolia and Aetolia.
Regarding the situation in Agrinio, the mayor said that "it is too early to talk about the extent of the damage caused by the heavy rain" and added that "the mechanism of the municipality of Agrinio is on its feet from the first moment, in order to deal with any problem arises ".
"Our first priority", continued George Papanastasiou, "is the protection of human life" and appealed to the citizens, "to avoid travel, at least for the next hours".