The incident is being investigated.
Almost 50 passengers in the bus were reportedly taken to hospital after being injured in the collision.
Greek rescue services were trying to reach dozens of villagers in central Greece Thursday, after deadly storms that saw more than a year’s worth of rain fall there in 24 hours.Emergency services were using divers, lifeboats and at least one helicopter to reach the stranded residents. FRANCE 24’s Shona Bhattacharyya tells us more.
Cars are stuck and locals wade through water after torrential rains triggered floods leaving much of the capital of Greece’s Magnesia region, Volos, underwater.
A forest blaze in Greece is “the largest wildfire ever recorded in the EU” and the bloc is mobilising nearly half its firefighting air wing to tackle it, a European Commission spokesman said Tuesday.
The Greek Chefs Abroad events are taking place until September.
Satellite images show the scale of how badly torched Greece has been after a week of wildfires.
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‘They told us “we are ready to try. We go for a last supply and we leave.”‘
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The fires that have ravaged Greece and its idyllic islands for over a week are dredging up painful memories of previous catastrophes, like the Mati fire in 2018 that killed more than 100 people. Drawing from first-hand experience, a survivor and a veteran firefighter share advice on what to do to survive a wildfire.
When a Canadair CL-415 crashed into the hillside of a Greek island this morning, locals were hit with a feeling of ‘sad irony’. For 15 years ago, nearly to the day, a similar tragedy occurred just minutes away.
No details have been released on potential injuries.
The Greek prime minister has said the country is ‘at war’ against the fires.
‘The smoke and fire was frighteningly close and everyone was panicking.’
More than 19,000 people have been evacuated so far.
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People in several villages and towns in the north-east of the island have been told to leave their homes.
‘My youngest just told me he doesn’t want to die. No news from any authorities. Terrifying situation here.’
Recent strong winds mean the wildfire is once again spreading.
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“According to the fire service, 81 fires went out in Greece in the past 24 hours [. . .] the main ones are still very much underway,” said FRANCE24’s correspondent in Greece, Nathalie Savaricas. “We have been seeing evacuations of people, of animals; property damaged as well as unfortunately many animals dying.”
After suffering a devastating forest fire last year, the Greek island of Evia is looking to transform itself into Europe’s most environmentally friendly destination for filmmakers. We visited the island to meet the people planning its revival.
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