The meteo of the National Observatory of Athens warns of heavy rainfall and local hail. The phenomena will persist TOMORROW in the fire-affected areas of Evia and the Peloponnese and will be accompanied by increased lightning activity. The Ionian Islands, the central and eastern mainland, Western and Central Macedonia and the Sporades are expected to be affected. In the evening hours tomorrow, the bad weather will move to the Northeast Aegean, Eastern Macedonia and Thrace.
In the meantime, the forces of the Civil Protection, of the Fire Brigade of the 1st and 7th EMAK in Evia are on full alert.
Extraordinary funding of 20 million euros to Northern Evia in the coming days, announced the person in charge of natural disasters, Deputy Minister to the Prime Minister, Christos Triantopoulos, who has been in the area since the morning. Together with the Deputy Minister of Climate Change Evangelos Tournas and the Deputy Minister of Rural Development, Simos Kedikoglou.
The bad weather affected areas of Larissa and Pelion. Traffic has been banned along the entire length of the Sotiritsa - Paliourgia road. Serious problems in houses and infrastructure in the Municipalities of Zagora and Riga Fereou. Indicatively in Zagora the rain of the last 72 hours corresponds to two years of rainfall in Athens!
Alexander Salenberg, a 52-year-old career diplomat and current foreign minister, has secured the trust of government partners and will be the new Austrian chancellor, replacing the resigned Sebastian Kurtz, who is under investigation by the prosecutor's office.
Meanwhile, Kurtz's resignation sparked a barrage of announcements and fierce controversy in the domestic political scene.
EODY announced 1.358 new cases of coronavirus. Of these: 261 in Attica and 236 in Thessaloniki. There are 333 covid patients who are treated by intubation. An additional 30 deaths were added to the pandemic list.
Free rapid tests will be performed tomorrow at 173 points throughout the country. In Attica, EODY mobile health units will be located from nine in the morning, in central points in Maroussi, Piraeus, Alimos, Agios Stefanos, Ilion, Haidari, Elefsina and Salamina.
The online applications start tomorrow, in order for the vaccinated teenagers, 15 to 17 years old, to get the voucher that will provide them with a free 50 GB data package from the mobile telephony providers.
"The United States recognizes the strategic position of our country, as well as the stabilizing role we play in the wider region. Our strategic relationship with the United States is at its highest point," he said in an interview with To Vima tis Kyriakis newspaper. , Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, who - this week - is going to Washington to sign the second amending protocol to the agreement on mutual defense cooperation.
A plane bound for Dusseldorf, Germany, made an emergency landing at the Ioannis Kapodistrias Airport in Corfu. As it became known during its take-off from the same airport, birds entered the left engine of the aircraft.
More than 25.000 people took part in the 3km climate march in Brussels ahead of the UN International Conference on Climate Change. This is the first major demonstration since the pandemic.
And the weather…
In Attica tomorrow, clouds, rain and temporary thunderstorms, until noon. Temperature from 16 to 24 degrees Celsius. 18.1 points, at this time, in Technopolis, here in Gazi.