The fire is raging in the area of Ziria in Achaia where three villages have already been evacuated. These are Ano Ziria, Kamares and Lampiri, while Loggos was ordered to be evacuated since the new front of the fire has reached the beach near the village. In Patras, vehicles are heading through an old national road from Lampiri, however, the traffic of vehicles has been stopped at the Rio-Antirrio Bridge, downstream to Patras. Local media talk about four burned houses in the area of Ziria.
The ferry Dimitrios S. was recruited in order to transport citizens in danger from beaches that are approaching the fire. The situation in various parts of the coastal front of the burning area is suffocating.
The New National Road is closed from Patras to Aigio and vice versa as well as the Old National Road Patras Corinth.
The operation to remove the children who are hosted in a camp in Lampiri to be transported by bus to Patras has been completed. According to information, the Deputy Minister of Civil Protection, Nikos Hardalias, is heading to the area. A fire broke out in the same area last Monday.
The fire has been brought under control in the area of Doroufi Kranidi, in a coastal area near the Valley. They operate ground forces and air forces.
2.760 new cases of coronavirus were recently announced by EODY in its official daily update. The number of patients treated by intubation is 172. The new deaths of patients with COVID-19 are 17
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 elimination of the sad phenomenon of domestic violence requires the mobilization of all. The only thing that is not needed, and SYRIZA must realize this, is the short-sighted exercise of micro-politics and hypocrisy. This is stated, among other things, in a statement by the Ministry of Civil Protection, responding to the Cretan official opposition to the government on the occasion of the latest murder in Daphne. In the same announcement, the ministry cites data on the murders of women in recent years.
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 50-meter freestyle final, Christian Golomev qualified.
The "ticket" for his final short 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.