News Alerts

11 Jul 2019 | 03:20 AM UTC

Greece: Severe weather kills six in Halkidiki July 10

Greece News Alert

Tornadoes and violent hailstorms kill at least six tourists and injures around 30 people in Halkidiki region on July 10; recovery efforts ongoing

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/10/2019, 12:00 AM until 7/12/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Athens). COUNTRY/REGION Halkidiki region

Read all related news alert(s):

Event

A state of emergency has been declared in Halkidiki region on Wednesday, July 10, after a rare storm involving strong winds, tornadoes, and hail killed at least six tourists and injured another 30 people. The unusual storm overturned cars, uprooted trees, and damaged homes. Around 140 rescue workers deployed into the area and recovery efforts are ongoing as of Thursday morning (local time), July 11. Transportation and commercial disruptions are possible throughout the region due to fallen debris and emergency operations.

Advice

Individuals in Halkidiki are advised to monitor local weather reports and developments to the situation, allow additional time to travel, and obey all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news