Greece, Severe Weather, Level 3: Disruptions due to heavy rainfall and flooding in wide parts of the country – Greece [Update 8]

Update 2023-09-06 (3): According to the latest reports, the storm has caused the death of two people. One of them was hit by a collapsing wall in the village of Agios Georgios near Volos. parts of Volos and surrounding areas are reportedly still wtihtout electricity and roads are damaged esepcially in the area around Pelion. In Trikala, Farsala and Karditsa, traffic circulation has been banned.

Update 2023-09-06 (2): According to reports, heavy rainfall continued to impact wide parts of the country on Wednesday (6 September). Power outages also continued to be reported in several areas, including in Volos, on Wednesday (6 September). It has been reported that multiple roads and buildings have been damaged as a result of landslides and flooding in several locations throughout the country. Flights to Skiathos continued to be cancelled on Wednesday (6 September) as well. There continues to be an increased risk of flooding in certain areas. Reportedly, a general curfew has been imposed in Magnesia and will remain in place until further notice. It has also been reported that mountain roads in Magnesia remain closed at this time. Additionally, the Athens-Thessaloniki Highway between Nikea and Magnesia remains closed due to flooding.  At least two people have died and five remain missing at this time as a result of the severe weather in wide parts of the country. Level red heavy rainfall and thunderstorm warnings remain in place for large parts of the country until at least Thursday (7 September).

Update 2023-09-06 (1): According to the sources from Wednesday (6 September), hundreds of British tourists have been stuck on Skiathos island due to rapid flooding brought on by excessive rainfall caused by Storm Daniel across the nation. Reportedly, at least one person died, while another went missing due to rain-related issues in Volos city, Thessaly Region. Material damages and fallen trees were reported following the extreme weather. Moreover, power supplies on the island of Corfu have been interrupted by the storm, and flooding has been recorded in Agria, Portaria, Tsagarada, and Stagiates areas where the energy supply was unstable.