close
This ad will auto close in 10 seconds

Flash floods in Greece cause 1 death, strand motorists

The fire service says heavy rains drenched both Zakynthos and the Greek capital of Athens on Saturday and yesterday, resulting in 470 emergency calls.



Athens: Fire officials in Greece say a 32-year-old man drowned on the island of Zakynthos after flash floods hit the island.

The fire service says heavy rains drenched both Zakynthos and the Greek capital of Athens on Saturday and yesterday, resulting in 470 emergency calls.

The man found drowned on Zakynthos had been missing for several hours. Twenty people stranded in cars on flooded streets also were rescued.

A major road in Athens was impassable for several hours Sunday. Most of the emergency calls involved flooded basements.

From Zee News

0 Comment - Join the Discussions

trending

photo gallery

video


WION FEATURES

Video: Suspected Kashmiri militants play cricket with AK47 as wicket

Nice, France: A year later, through the eyes of a Muslim

Top 5 inventions from Israel (Tech check)

Judaism, India's oldest foreign religion

Vegetarian beef farmer puts cows to pasture

Disabled dogs in Taiwan get hot new wheels