Very high, in category 4, is the risk of fire for tomorrow, Tuesday, August 3, for the entire Region of Crete, as the Civil Protection of the Region informs in an announcement. In addition, it is noted that in the coming days will prevail extreme meteorological conditions with very high temperatures and winds that will favor the development and spread of fires.
Therefore, he points out the precautionary measures but also what they should do both in case of heatstroke and in case of fire. Calls on citizens to receive more protection instructions at the link: ttps: //www.civilprotection.gr/en/entona-kairika-fainomena while reminding everyone: "Do not leave elderly family members alone in cases of summer vacation or long absence you from home. Otherwise, provide a person for their daily care ".
Regarding the prefecture of Rethymno, the deputy regional governor Maria Lioni reminds citizens and tourists that: during the 4 hour period, in the following sensitive and forested areas: “Municipality of Rethymno: Suburban forests of Evilia, Prof. Elias and Agios Ioannis, reforestation area of Arkadi. Municipality of Agios Vassilios: Suburban Forests of Kissos, Agouselianon and Agios Ioannos, Kourtalioti Springs up to the area of Preveli, which includes Lake Preveli (except the sandy part of the beach) as well as the reforested areas west of the lake. Municipality of Mylopotamos: Margarita gorge.