Greece – Flash Floods Hit Thessaloniki

Heavy rainfall late during the evening of 19 September, 2019, caused flash floods in areas around the city of Thessaloniki in northern Greece.

Local media reported that 2 people were rescued from vehicles trapped in flood waters. The fire service received more than 150 calls with 17 requests for flooded homes or basement stores to be pumped out.

Athens-Macedonian News Agency (AMNA) reported that a hail damaged wide areas of crops in Trikala regional unit on 19 September.

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