Conservative MP Sir David Ames was attacked with a knife during a meeting with voters in his constituency, as reported by the television network Sky. The perpetrator allegedly entered the place where the meeting took place in the MP's office. The news was confirmed by his office. Police recently said on their Twitter account that the alleged perpetrator of the attack had been arrested and that he was not looking for other suspects.
In the domestic news: A letter to the Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, was sent by the American Foreign Minister, Anthony Blinken, on the occasion of the signing of the Greece-US Mutual Defense Cooperation Agreement. The text emphasizes that the United States "welcomes the role of Greece as a regional leader and pillar of stability, while adding that the United States" remains committed to supporting the prosperity, security and democracy of Greece. "
"Ballos" is hitting Attica today with less intensity than yesterday. According to the director of EMY, Thodoris Kolydas, who spoke in Athens at 9.84, the rains until the afternoon will not be related to the duration and intensity of yesterday's rain, while the weather will improve throughout the country from tomorrow morning and, mainly in the afternoon.
"Attica kept in extreme physical condition. Within 8 hours we had 1/3 of the annual rainfall regarding the prefecture ", also stated at our station, the Attica Regional Governor, George Patoulis. As he said, "the wells and streams had been cleaned, so we did not see cars drifting, or unforeseen situations in the neighborhoods." "There were 2-3 incidents from central axes and this is because the works must be completed, such as Kifissos which collects the entire volume of water, but also the works in Faliriko bay", concluded Mr. Patoulis.
The bad weather is on its way, however, many problems remain on the streets of the capital. The picture is given by Nektarios Andriopoulos…
Bad weather is already counting a dead body. This is the 69-year-old farmer, who was ignored since yesterday in Tsakaio, in Evia. The farmer, who had asked for help from the Fire Department yesterday afternoon, was found far from his car, which was swept away by the rushing waters during the storm that hit southern Evia. In Athens, in the morning, the balcony of a multi-storey apartment building in Chalandri collapsed. The building was evacuated in order to check its statics, while the road was closed for security reasons.
Problems from the bad weather in Styra, Evia, Evia, Ilia, Corfu, but also in Halkidiki, where, finally, the stream that crosses Olympiada in the municipality of Aristotle overflowed, resulting in flooding of houses.
Due to the weather conditions, the rally planned by the Educational Federations at the Parliament at 6:00 pm has been postponed.
In other news: Heating oil is 45% more expensive than last year from today.
Police officers today accompanied employees of the Urban Planning of the Municipality of Zografou inside the NTUA premises, after a complaint for illegal construction by a group of unknown persons within the School of Applied Mathematics and Natural Sciences. After consultation with the competent prosecutor and the rector's authority, the arbitrary wall was demolished and the building materials were removed by crews of the Municipality. Yesterday, a group of people pushed and insulted the Dean of the School, Stavros Kourkoulis, who, together with two members of the University, tried to stop the ongoing construction work on the wall.
In the international news: In Germany, the leaders of the Social Democrats, the Greens and the Free Democrats have reached a first agreement on the formation of a federal governing coalition, which will form the basis for the start of the next phase of exploratory contacts.
And the weather: Cloudy skies temporarily increased with local rains and possibly in the north isolated thunderstorms with gradual improvement from early afternoon, are expected tomorrow in Attica. Winds: Southwest 5 to 6 beauforts, from the afternoon they will turn to west northwest 4 beauforts. Temperature: From 16 to 22 degrees Celsius.