Impressive waterspout makes landfall on the island of Evia, Greece

An impressive waterspout made landfall on the island of Evia, Greece on September 5, 2023, during severe weather brought by a storm dubbed Daniel.

https://twitter.com/greekcitytimes/status/1699106211789168832?s=20

The storm brought exceptionally high rainfall to the country, with amounts surpassing 600 mm (23.6 inches) in areas like Zagora, located on the foot of Mount Pelion.

According to meteorologists, this event marks the heaviest 24-hour rainfall since Greece began keeping records on the subject.

Since Monday, September 4, Greece has experienced unusually intense rainfall, leading to at least one fatality in Volos, the capital of the Magnesia department, located in the country’s center.

satellite image of se europe greece turkey on september 5 2023 0615z
Image credit: EUMETSAT/Meteosat-10, Zoom Earth, The Watchers. Acquired at 06:15 UTC on September 5, 2023

Featured image credit: Taverna Life (stillshot)

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