Difficult times for the island of Rhodes due to the fire that is in progress in the area of Kalamonas. Both PPC factories in Rhodes are out of operation, with the result that the island has no electricity or water. The butterfly forest and the camp in the area have been evacuated. Earlier, the residents of the village of Maritsa were asked to be on standby, as the fire is approaching there as well. According to ERT, an ostrich farm has burned down, which fortunately managed to remove the birds.
A fire is in progress in Paradisi, Etoloakarnania, which is burning a forest area. The villages of Paradisi and Perpati were evacuated as a precaution. Operating ground and air forces.
The fire that has broken out in the village of Kotronia in Soufli of Evros, very close to the Dadia National Park, is also in progress. As a precaution, they were removed from the village and transferred to the neighboring Dadia, 6 residents who were in Kotronia for the summer.
A fire is in full swing that broke out this afternoon on Mount Kitiki in the area of Dilofo Farsala.
As of tomorrow, the recording of the damages caused by the big fire in Ziria will begin, as estimated by the mayor of Egialia, Dimitris Kalogeropoulos. Speaking to ATHENS 9,84, Mr. Kalogeropoulos spoke of huge damage to homes and crops.
1605 new cases of coronavirus were recently announced by EODY. The number of patients treated by intubation is 176 while 10 are the new deaths.
An Extraordinary Meeting is being held tomorrow under the Minister of Environment and Energy, Costas Skrekas, at the IPTO Control Center in Kryoneri, Attica, regarding the adequacy of the electrical system in the coming days when the heat will peak. "Conditions for the electricity system are unprecedented, as consumption in the coming days is expected to reach record levels due to extremely high temperatures," said the Ministry of Environment and Energy, which advises citizens to avoid unnecessary electricity consumption.
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.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Greek Police officially rejected in their entirety the allegations of Turkey about the death of a 43-year-old Turk in Evros from a fire that came from the Greek side. In a statement, the Foreign Ministry said that "the Ankara delegation, responding to a relevant emergency move to which it was summoned today to the Turkish Foreign Ministry, rejected in its entirety the Turkish allegations regarding an alleged incident in Evros. "He pointed out to the Turkish side the obligation of the latter to guard its borders and not to allow the action of traffickers and illegal immigration". The announcement of the Greek Police is similar.
The two police officers are also facing possible criminal responsibilities, who, although they received a high priority signal, did not even get off the patrol car when they arrived at the apartment in Daphne, where the murder of the 31-year-old by her husband was committed.
The 47-year-old from Albania is expected to be brought before the prosecutor tomorrow, who stabbed his 36-year-old wife late last night, when she asked him to divorce her. The new incident of domestic violence occurred this time in Ialyssos, Rhodes. The woman was taken to the General Hospital of Rhodes, where she is being treated.
And the weather…
Clear for tomorrow in Attica. Temperature from 26 to 42 degrees Celsius.