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, with a message via 112 for preventive evacuation was given for two more communities, Kamares and Lambiri.
From the height of Drepano, to Loggos, the traffic of vehicles has been stopped on the new national road Patras - Corinth, while on the old national road, it has been stopped from Drepano to Selianitika.
An operation is also underway to remove children from the Christian Home camps, as well as bathers from the beach in Lampiri. 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 the same area last Monday.
A fire has broken out in a semi-mountainous area of Almyros, Magnesia, towards the villages of Kokkotoi and Kofoi, without however endangering residential areas according to the first estimates
A fire also broke out at noon in the area of Doroufi Kranidi, in a coastal area near the Valley. According to ERT, the fire broke out relatively close to holiday homes. They operate ground forces 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.
In the Olympic Games…
Impressive in the qualifier was Miltos Tentoglou, who reached 8.22 meters and secured 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.
And the weather…
Clear in Attica with hot conditions in most areas. Temperature from 26 to 41 to 42 degrees Celsius.