An ongoing fire broke out in a fourth floor apartment of an apartment building in Kolonos and specifically in Pythodorou Street. The fire brigade has proceeded to release a person. There are 24 firefighters operating at the scene, with 8 vehicles.
The operation of the Fire Brigade continues to locate two people who went missing on Mount Athos. The service was notified of their disorientation, around 6 in the morning. 8 firefighters with members of the Mountaineering Search-Rescue Team of the 2nd EMAK have already gone to the area.
The overflow of three streams in Kainourgio of Agrinio was caused by the heavy rain that hit the area earlier, as a result of which basements, yards and ground floors of houses were flooded. According to the Deputy Regional Governor of Etoloakarnania, Maria Salma, corresponding problems with floods and landslides are recorded in the areas of Kato Tragana, Paravola, Myrtia, Chrysovitsa, Kato Kerasovo, Angelokastro, Schinos and Zevgrak ".
Problems in the provincial road network from the volume of water and torrent overflows were also observed in Aetoliko and Astakos. Fire and Civil Protection proceed with interventions for water pumping and opening of roads. The Fire Brigade had to intervene in two cases to help elderly people to get out of their homes that had been blocked by water. In Messolonghi, the water level that had made the roads inaccessible in the area south of the Hospital, has started to gradually decline since the early hours of the morning.
The need to re-evaluate the public infrastructure in conditions of climate change, underlined the vice-rector of Democritus University and professor of Mountain Water Management at the Polytechnic School of Fotis Maris. Speaking to ATHENS 9,84 and Giannis Theodosis, he clarified that the logging method in the fire-affected areas is not a flood control project, but a method of soil retention for forest regeneration.
A new seismic tremor of magnitude 4,1 on the Richter scale occurred at 2 and 25 in the morning in Crete, focusing on the sea area off Zakros.
Free rapid tests are still performed today by mobile health teams of EODY. In Attica, in the Square of National Resistance, in Ilioupoli, until 3 in the afternoon.
In the sports news and today's matches of the 6th game of the Super League…
At 18:15 they play: Apollon Smyrni - Asteras Tripolis.
At 20:30: Panathinaikos - Ionikos.
And the weather…
Unstable in Attica with local rains and isolated thunderstorms. Gradual improvement is expected from the afternoon. Temperature from 16 to 22 degrees Celsius.