Intense rainstorm hits Athens after deadly wildfires, causing major flooding, Greece

Intense rainstorm hits Athens after deadly wildfires, causing major flooding, Greece

A very intense 30-minute rainstorm hit parts of Athens, Greece on July 26, 2018, causing major flooding. The event comes just days after massive wildfires claimed lives of at least 82 people.

The storm flooded suburban Athens and in some parts of the city, floodwaters were as high as 1.5 m (4.9 feet). Residents reported flooded homes and basements as well as numerous cars.

Athens fire department received 140 calls for help to pump the water from flooded homes and businesses.

No injuries were reported.

Featured image credit: Severe Weather Europe

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Kenneth Cash 9 months ago

At Joel 3:1-13 God stated in his anger about the Greeks to the effect don't tuch anymore the children of God or their will be emedeit grave pay back! For God is not one who forgets and have no real concerns about what happened to his children in the pass or now as you can now see that he will not leave the innocent blood of those who were took into slavery on May 24th 1619 and of those who were mistreated in our days unavenged! And Moor is soon coming! To the likes that the hole world will not ever see again! Act 7:5-7

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