Scattered re-ignitions in the area of Varybombi, where according to emergency information from the sub. Civil Protection, Nikos Hardalia, in a first estimate, 12.500 acres were burned - 76 houses and 27 businesses were severely damaged, 18 houses were partially damaged - 82 vehicles were completely destroyed and 64 were partially damaged. 520 firefighters are operating in the field, with 17 groups of pedestrians, 150 vehicles, METPE and the mobile operation center OLYMPUS, 5 a / f and 9 e / p. EL.AS also assists, numerous volunteer groups as well as aquifers and construction machinery. The p. Royal estate in Tatoi is safe, reports the Ministry of Culture. For precautionary reasons, objects of special historical and artistic value were transferred. Financial support of 100.000 euros of the Athens Chamber of Commerce to the affected companies, in Varybobi.
A new fire is currently underway on the outskirts of the city of Rhodes. The fire broke out a few minutes ago near the old garbage dump in Asgourou and a strong fire brigade has rushed to the spot to contain and extinguish it. Earlier, Mr. Hardalias made a special note about the current situation in Rhodes, which, according to the fire risk forecast map, is on alert. With a message from 112, residents are urged to avoid any activity that could cause a fire in the countryside. A similar message was sent to Crete, where also the risk of fire is very high with very bad weather.
At the same time, the fire is raging in Lake Evia, in Mantoudi, where 10 settlements have been evacuated, while at this time the villages of Rovies and Paleochori are being evacuated - the monks do not leave the Monastery of Saint David, despite the relevant order - with light burns at the Mantoudi Health Center by three firefighters who fought the Kourkoulos. New fires in Ilia, Floka and Heraklion of Olympia - in the second case the evacuation of the village was requested as a precaution. The fronts are also open in Vasilitsi, Messinia and Kastania in Eastern Mani - a fire is in progress in Kilkis, in the Municipal Unit of Gallikos. Great mobilization of the Fire Brigade41 fires broke out in total since last night.
Those of our fellow citizens who can not return to their homes, can call the call center of EODY, at 1135, where they will receive guidance on hotels where they can be accommodated at state expense for as long as necessary until access to their homes is restored.
Electricity problems in Varybobi and Evia - in Kos a program of cuts in electricity is implemented.
Assistance to our country from Cyprus through the European Civil Protection Mechanism - 40 Cypriot firefighters are already operating in Greece - 2 aircraft are expected - two aircraft are also sent by Sweden.
"We faced an extremely difficult fire, in conditions of extreme heat. Our critical infrastructure has withstood us. "From now on, the work of recording the damages will start immediately", said the Prime Minister, Varybobi, Kyriakos Mitsotakis. "A challenge for the ministers and the prime minister to admire themselves, while Varybobi was completely burned by 2-3 Beaufort winds", SYRIZA commented. The President of KINAL, Fofi Gennimata, spoke about "tragically delayed reactions of the mechanisms, as a result of which the control is lost, as was typically done without winds in Varybobi". The ND is the perpetrator of this constant and serial crime against nature, the KKE emphasizes.
The atmosphere in the Basin is large since yesterday, in combination with the heat. Stay everyone at home with closed doors and windows and the use of special masks was recommended, through Athens 9.84 by the professor of Pulmonology, Panagiotis Bechrakis. ISA issued instructions - in detail on our website, at www.athina0.gr.
"Kamini" and today the country. The open archeological sites are closed from 12:00 noon to 5:00 in the afternoon. The three air-conditioned halls of the Municipality of Athens are open, for the protection of vulnerable citizens in Neos Kosmos, Kolokynthos and Lamprini.
In the international news… In the Czech Republic, 3 dead and 8 seriously injured, when a train connecting Munich with Prague violated a stop signal and collided with a local train.
At the Tokyo Olympics: Our national men's polo team will face Hungary in the semifinals on Friday at 9:30 am, which beat Croatia 15-11 in the quarterfinals.
In culture: the outdoor film screenings Park your cinema continue in August at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center with free admission.
Weather: north winds 3-4 beauforts tomorrow in Attica and from early afternoon southwest to 5 beauforts. The temperature will range from 27 to 43 degrees Celsius - 39 degrees, at this time, in Technopolis, here in Gazi.