Greek authorities say the variety of confirmed deaths from latest flooding in central Greece has risen to fifteen after the our bodies of 4 folks beforehand thought-about lacking have been discovered on Sunday
ByThe Related Press
September 10, 2023, 2:24 PM
ATHENS, Greece — The variety of confirmed deaths from latest flooding in central Greece rose to fifteen after the our bodies of 4 folks beforehand thought-about lacking have been discovered on Sunday, authorities stated.
Three of the our bodies have been situated in villages close to the town of Karditsa in western Thessaly. They’re an 88-year-old lady and her 65-year-old son, who have been discovered of their residence, in addition to a 58-year-old man whose physique was discovered between two villages.
The coast guard stated Sunday that the physique of a 42-year-old man, lacking since Tuesday, was discovered floating within the sea close to the town of Volos. He was final seen in his automobile unable to regulate it in raging waters.
Greece’s hearth service stated that since flooding hit central Greece on Tuesday it has evacuated practically 3,500 folks. Rescue efforts proceed.
The flooding seems to have subsided, though the Pineios river, the foremost waterway in Thessaly, is rising at its mouth, Hearth Service spokesman Yiannis Artopios stated Sunday night.
The coast guard stated it rescued 335 individuals stranded within the Pelion peninsula between Thursday and Saturday.