The search on Mount Athos to locate two pilgrims from Ukraine, who have been missing since this morning, has been fruitless so far. The search involves firefighters, members of the Mountaineering Search-Rescue Team of the 2nd EMAK and from the air, a helicopter.
Many problems were caused by the heavy rain that hit western Greece in the last hours in the area of Etoloakarnania and Ithaca. The mayor of Ithaca, Dionysis Stanitsas, spoke about incalculable disasters in ATHENS 9,84
The Minister of Civil Protection, Christos Stylianidis, the Undersecretary of State for State Aid, Christos Triantopoulos, and the Secretary General of Civil Protection, Vassilis Papageorgiou, are going to the island of Ithaca.
The overflow of three streams in Kainourgio of Agrinio was caused by the heavy rain, as a result of which basements, yards and ground floors of houses were flooded. According to the Deputy Regional Governor of Etoloakarnania, Maria Salma, similar problems are recorded in the areas of Kato Tragana, Paravola, Myrtia, Chrysovitsa, Kato Kerasovo, Angelokastro and Schinos. Problems in the provincial road network also exist in Aetoliko and Astako.
On the Crown Front… The Committee of American Experts has unanimously agreed to recommend a second dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The proposal applies to all people over the age of 18 who took the first dose at least two months ago.
An improvised explosive device was placed by unknown persons at the entrance of an apartment building where the political office of ND MP Giannis Kallianou is housed, in the area of Alimos. The explosion caused material damage.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting in Istanbul with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Italian unions are currently protesting in Rome against fascism. The mobilization, with the slogan "never again fascism", is organized by the largest trade union in Italy, Cgil, with the participation of all other unions in the country. The rally is organized in the central square of San Giovanni.
In the sports news and today's matches of the 6th game of the Super League…
At 18.15: Apollon Smyrni - Asteras Tripolis.
At 20.30: Panathinaikos - Ionikos.
And the weather…
It is gradually improving in Attica, as local rains are reduced. Temperature from 16 to 22 degrees Celsius.