Images of destruction were left in Western Greece, mainly by the bad weather "BALLOS".
The problems in infrastructure and private property in Ithaca are huge. The Minister of Civil Protection, Christos Stylianidis, is conducting an autopsy on the island, accompanied by the Deputy Minister in charge of state aid, Christos Triantopoulos, and the Secretary General of Civil Protection, Vassilis Papageorgiou.
Extensive damage is also recorded in Etoloakarnania. According to the deputy governor of Etoloakarnania, Maria Salma, most of the problems are located in Kainourgio Agrinio, where three streams overflowed. As well as in the areas of Kato Tragana, Paravola, Myrtia, Chrysovitsa, Kato Kerasovo, Angelokastro and Schinos. Traffic is obstructed on the provincial road network AND in the areas of Aetoliko and Astakos. Huge volumes of water have hit areas of the prefectures of Ilia and Achaia in the last hours.
The search on Mount Athos to locate two pilgrims from Ukraine, who have been missing since this morning, has been fruitless so far. Firefighters, the 2nd EMAK and a helicopter are participating in the investigations.
«"US commitment to the stability and prosperity of Greece, the Balkans, Southeastern Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean," said Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias. the renewal of the Greek-American defense agreement. In an interview with the Associated Press, he stressed that the agreement implies the "enhanced American presence in Thrace and Northeastern Greece, just a few kilometers from our border with Turkey.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting in Istanbul with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
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.
On the Coronavirus Front… The Committee of American Experts has unanimously agreed to recommend the administration of 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.
In the sports news and today's matches of the 6th game of the Super League
At 6 and a quarter play: Apollon Smyrni - Asteras Tripolis. At 8:XNUMX: Panathinaikos - Ionikos.
And the weather
The intense weather phenomena will be reduced from this afternoon mainly in the northeastern continents, in the Peloponnese and the Aegean and until the evening in Thrace and the Eastern Aegean.
Relative improvement from tomorrow. Local sporadic rains will occur throughout the country and in Attica. Temperature without significant change, will range in the center of Athens from 14 to 20 degrees Celsius. 22,2 points at this time, in Technopolis, here in Gazi.