Seven helicopters and five aircraft are strengthening the firefighting forces to deal with the fire in Ziria, Achaia. For a much improved image, as a result of the great effort of the fire brigade, the police and all the forces, the Minister of Citizen Protection, Michalis Chrysochoidis, spoke in an emergency briefing and appeared confident that the fire would be further reduced. 294 firefighters with 77 vehicles and seven hiking teams are operating from the ground.
The fire is burning a forest area between the villages of Ziria, Kamares and Lampiri. According to the mayor of Egialia, Dimitris Kalogeropoulos, "although no official registration has been made yet, at least 10 houses have been completely burned in the area of Ziria, while there is damage mainly to surrounding houses in the area of Lampiri and warehouses."
Another case of domestic violence, this time in Ialyssos, Rhodes. Late last night, a 47-year-old man stabbed his 36-year-old wife in the arms, neck and abdomen, who was taken to the General Hospital of Rhodes, where he is being treated. The 47-year-old was arrested and is expected to be taken to the prosecutor.
An extraordinary meeting on the adequacy of electricity, due to the heat conditions, has been convened for today by the Minister of Environment.
Three air-conditioned rooms of the Municipality of Athens are open today to protect vulnerable citizens from high temperatures. These are the Friendship clubs in Neos Kosmos, Kolokynthos and Lamprini. Admission to the organized beaches of Akti Vouliagmeni, Asteras Vouliagmeni and the first Akti Voula is free today as well as tomorrow.
A new, strong, seismic tremor measuring 5,3 on the Richter scale occurred at 7:4,3 in the morning, focusing on the sea area off Nisyros. It was followed by a smaller one, measuring 8 degrees a few minutes after 4,7 in the morning. Two more quakes, measuring 4,1 and XNUMX on the Richter scale, were recorded during the night in the same area. No damage has been reported.
Free rapid test is still performed by mobile Health Teams of EODY. In Athens, at the Metro station in Syntagma and in Agios Dimitrios, at the town hall.
And the weather…
Clear in Attica. Temperature from 26 to 42 degrees Celsius.