Revival of the fiery flame in Attica, Ilia, Evia, Messinia, Grevena and Rhodes. In Attica, there is a resurgence on three fronts in Varybobi, as a result of which an evacuation order is given to Ippokratio Politia and Drosopigi - the Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsoakis, goes to the spot. At the same time, the police have stopped the traffic on all the roads leading to Varybobi and in front of the fire. This is the front near the former royal estates. Message from 112 to the residents of Kryoneri to close chimneys, windows and doors so that no bars enter their homes. Traffic jams in many places.
… Great revival in Ancient Olympia as well: a while ago, the children's camps in Frixa, at Paleofanaro, were evacuated as a precaution. Earlier the settlements were evacuated, Vasilaki, Ypsilo, Aspra Sepitia, Xirokampos, Ampari, Kryoneri, Lalla, Douka, Lasdika, Nemouta, Diliza, Pefkes, 'Ano - Kato Louvro, Mouria, Linaries - Lainaria, Kaphei, Kamenai do not let the fire enter the archeological site. Two residents of Ancient Olympia, who participated in the firefighting, and two firefighters, with minor burns and respiratory problems, were transported to the Health Center.
… In Evia, at least 3 fire fronts, however, according to ERT, the air means were withdrawn, in order to operate in Attica. The villages of Agia Anna, Kerasia and Achladi, Paleovrisi, Kerameia, Agali of the Municipality of Mantoudi - Limni - Ag. Annie. Earlier, the settlements of Kechries and Dafni were evacuated.
… Re-ignition of the fire in Messinia, in Melpeia of the municipality of Oichalia - the settlements of Ano and Kato Melpeia and Diavolitsi are evacuated. The village of Karnassi, which has already been evacuated, is also threatened. As of yesterday, 9 settlements in the area have been evacuated.
. The fire in Karpero, Grevena, is now out of control, as it passed on the opposite side of the Aliakmonas river. The fire, which spread over an area of about 30 kilometers, was rekindled due to the intensification of the winds. The settlements of Nisi, Agaleoi, Kentro, Diporo are being evacuated, while the fire is moving towards the area of Venzia. A resurgence also occurred in Rhodes, in the "Beverano" area. Strong firefighters have rushed to the scene.
Ε Elea in Fokida is also evacuated.
… ”The country is facing an unprecedented environmental crisis. I understand the anger and rage of the citizens. We do our best under extremely adverse conditions and the most important thing is to protect the supreme good that is human life ", said the Prime Minister from Ancient Olympia, Kyriakos Mitsotakis. He assured that the State will move quickly in order to compensate all the victims.
… In Evia, the President of SYRIZA, Alexis Tsipras, and a member of the KKE. "There is no excuse for surprise. The state machine did not work perfectly. "We have to redesign its operation to deal with the climate crisis", stressed, among others, Mr. Tsipras. The Minister of National Defense, Nikos Panagiotopoulos, announced the further activation and assistance of the army in the confrontation of the fiery flame in the country. The Minister of Justice, Costas Tsiaras, points out via Twitter that the crime of arson will be turned into a criminal act and the perpetrators will be punished with imprisonment, ie a sentence of more than 5 years.
… Immediate financial assistance to the victims with amounts from 600 to 6.000 euros for household items, rent subsidy and tax relief, such as the exemption from ENFIA for this year, are included in the measures to alleviate the fire victims in NE Attica, announced after the meeting held today by the government in the offices of the Attica Region. As noted, the special support framework with specific measures decided will be used for the other affected areas.
Αθη A preliminary investigation into the causes of the catastrophic fire in Varybobi was ordered by the Athens Prosecutor's Office, on the occasion of publications, as well as a lawyer's report, asking if the fire started from a transformer, if it is true that they could not be fired from the air. HR and if it is compatible for public health and safety to have non-underground HR pillars within the urban fabric.
… Generators to restore electricity are sent to Kos and Kalymnos, following a decision of the co-responsible ministers. The fire-affected areas of Achaia have been declared a state of emergency following last week's fires.
. Extreme risk of fire tomorrow for the Region of Attica and Peloponnese and the prefectures of Achaia, Ilia, Evia, Fthiotida, Viotia, Fokida, Magnesia, Chania and Rethymnon.
Ελλην The Hellenic Red Cross calls for the collection of long-lasting food for fire-affected families. From Monday to Friday, from 7:30 in the morning until 2:30 pm at the Central Warehouse of the Hellenic Red Cross, at 111-113 Astrous Street, in Kolonos, and at the Head Office at 1 Lykavittou Street, in Kolonaki. Operation of a psycho-social support line for the victims at 10306.
On the "front" of the pandemic: Mini lockdown in Chania and Zakynthos due to an outbreak of cases. From tomorrow, at 6:00 in the morning until August 13, traffic is prohibited from 1:00 after midnight until 6:00 in the morning - music is prohibited 24 hours a day in restaurants and entertainment centers.
Extraordinary weather report from EMY. Extinction of heatwave in most areas and prevalence of strong winds - locally strong storms in Macedonia and Thrace. The three air-conditioned halls of the Municipality of Athens in Neos Kosmos, Kolokynthos and Lamprini are open today, for the protection of vulnerable citizens
At the Tokyo Olympics: Katerina Stefanidi was ranked fourth in the short jump, with a performance of 4.80m. Nikol Kyriakopoulou stayed at 4.70m and left the medal battle early. The gold was won by the American Nazot with 4.95m, the silver by the Russian Sintorova with 4.90m and the bronze by the British Brancho also with a performance of 4.90m.
Weather: Generally clear with a few temporary clouds tomorrow the weather in Attica - winds from the west up to 6 Beaufort from noon. The temperature will range from 27 to 39 degrees Celsius - 38 degrees, at this time, in Technopolis, here in Gazi.