The forest fire that broke out in Ziria, in the municipality of Egialia, in Achaia, is in progress. Authorities proceeded to evacuate the settlement of Ano Ziria, while a precautionary evacuation order was issued for two more communities, Kamares and Lambiri. The new and the old national road, Patras - Corinth, were also closed for security reasons. Traffic is diverted to Drepano and Selianitika.
According to local media, an operation is underway to remove children from the Christian Home camps, as well as bathers from the beach in Lambiri. 25 firefighters are trying to put out the fire with 10 vehicles, a pedestrian section, while six aircraft are assisting from the air.
A fire broke out in a forest area in the area of Kofoi in the municipality of Almyros, in Magnesia. Operating ground and air forces.
Prolonged heat wave hits the country, creating suffocation conditions in urban centers. High temperatures are expected to peak on Monday and Tuesday.
Open until 9 pm are three air-conditioned rooms of the Municipality of Athens. These are the Friendship clubs in Neos Kosmos, Kolokynthos and Lamprini. Admission will be free for the public, all weekend and Monday, to the organized beaches of Akti Vouliagmeni, Asteras Vouliagmeni and the first Akti Voula.
The traffic of cars at the exits of the highways, at the height of the tolls of Elefsina and Afidnes, remains particularly increased.
The traffic has been very high since the morning in the ports of Attica, Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio, where the wave of licensees continues.
Miltos Tentoglou was impressive in the qualifying round of the Olympic Games, reaching 8.22 meters and securing his participation in Monday's grand final, in the long jump.
In the final of the 50 meters freestyle, Christian Golomeev qualified, while the "ticket" for his final was secured by Emmanuel Karalis. Thodoris Iakovidis announced his retirement from active weightlifting.
The Men's National Polo is currently facing South Africa.
And the weather…
Clear in Attica. Temperature from 26 to 41 to 42 degrees Celsius.