November 10, 2020 FLASH floods have swept cars into the sea as people who were left stranded fled to rooftops in Crete. Read our full mailing list consent terms here, “As the phenomenon of heavy rainfall is in progress, we ask our fellow citizens in the Region of Crete, to be especially careful, and in case of floods, to follow the instructions of the competent authorities.”, Local residents try to clean a road of debris after torrential rainfall in Crete. Torrential rainfalls on the island of Crete turned roads into rivers, flooded homes and businesses in Hersonissos, Malia and Gouves. 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Downpours on Greek Island of Crete Cause Massive Flooding. December 10, 2020. Answer 1 of 4: Just heard that there is much flooding in Western Crete....We will be there next week but am finding it difficult to get more information. The tourist resort of Hersonissos on the northern coast and the surrounding villages were hit particularly hard. Hoping someone on the board will have a link....we leave tomorrow....I hope that everyone is OK. Landslides occurred in Spilia, from Agios Sozontas to Peza and in other parts of the provincial road network. It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more. I do hope you nor any of the other members of the forum living or holidaying in Crete have been personally affected with damage to themselves or property. PHOTOS & VIDEO: Heavy rainstorm floods Hersonissos, Gouves and Malia. Answer 1 of 4: Just heard that there is much flooding in Western Crete....We will be there next week but am finding it difficult to get more information. Two dead, one missing and nearly a thousand rescued as floods damage Thessaly in wake of rare Mediterranean storm. Thats the least they could do....... Joan: Toys tend to be cheaper in supermarkets, enabling the many less well off people... Tsigantes: The best outcome from a US point of view is for Trump to veto the sanctions..Thi... Tony Cross: Trump won't do anything that makes life easier for Biden. A powerful rainstorm in parts of Crete late Monday night left a trail of destruction in its wake, flooding homes, shops and streets and sweeping cars in torrents of water. Καρτερός σημερα το πρωι…. FLASH floods have swept cars into the sea as people who were left stranded fled to rooftops in Crete. Dozens of people were rescued in Greece after severe flooding on the island of Crete. Minoan palace in Malia, Crete floods after failure of drainage system during heavy rain by GCT B. Crete remain at the focus of the bad weather front striking the island for second consecutive day. The local fire brigade said it had received 230 calls to pump rainwater out of homes and to help move people trapped in the floods to safety. This is the third severe flooding event to … Dramatic footage from the Greek island of Crete on November 10 showed devastation from floods caused by heavy rain. Tons of rushing waters piled up parked vehicles, or swept others to the sea. Dozens of motorists were trapped in rushing waters as rivers and streams overflowed. “By order of the Chief of PS Lieutenant General Stefanos Kolokouris, the Fire Services of the Region of Crete have been placed in a state of General Vigilance,” the fire brigade said in a statement. At least one person has been killed by the storms. 1 0 . Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate? This is the third time in less than a month that Crete has been hit by flooding, and more heavy rainfall expected to continue throughout today. Torrential rain in Crete, Greece, has caused massive flooding for … Bad flooding and damage in Crete at present November 10, 2020 Torrential rainfalls on the island of Crete turned roads into rivers, flooded homes and businesses in Hersonissos, Malia and Gouves. Dozens of motorists were trapped in rushing waters as rivers and streams overflowed. This is the third time in less than a month that Crete has been hit by flooding, and more heavy rainfall expected to continue throughout today. There are reports that in some homes the water reached up to 2 meters, and eyewitnesses said that they saw water coming out from houses. Flash flooding struck on 10 November after days of heavy rain. The Fire Department Service is appealing to residents to … Heavy flooding on the Greek island of Crete damaged roads, flooded hundreds of homes, and swept cars into the sea amid ongoing torrential rainfall. Heavy flooding on the Greek island of Crete has damaged roads, flooded hundreds of homes and swept cars into the sea. Heavy flooding on the Greek island of Crete damaged roads, flooded hundreds of homes and swept cars into the sea amid ongoing torrential rainfall. Heavy flooding on the Greek island of Crete after torrential rains in the early hours of Tuesday morning damaged roads, flooded hundreds of homes and swept cars into the sea. Dramatic footage from the Greek island of Crete on November 10 showed devastating flooding at a marina in Malia, caused by heavy rain.Local reports said Hersonissos, a town in the north of Crete, was one of the worst-hit areas, with flooding also reported in the nearby areas of Stalis, Analipsi, Agriana, and Gournes. Torrential rainfall on the Greek island caused hundreds home to flood … 2 Comments Pablo: Disappointing ? Anyone who isn’t blind (or a liar) and who is at least 25 years old sees that the climate is definitely changing and measures must be taken to build containment and diversion structures for these events, WHICH ARE GOING TO HAPPEN EVERY COUPLE OF YEARS, not once in a century! Torrential rainfalls on the island of Crete turned roads into rivers, flooded homes and businesses in Hersonissos, Malia and Gouves. Most of the flooding occurred in and around Hersonissos, and firefighters are pumping water out of dozens of homes and businesses. Fire fighters rescue people, even “frogmen” of EMAK Rescue Team participate in Search and Rescue operations in swollen rivers. In the area of ​​Gournes the river has swelled and swept vehicles into the sea. Report: Weather News Greece Flooding in greece Creta and Chania 25/2/2019. A big Search and Rescue operation was launched on Monday morning, after a 61-year-old breeder from Kournas went missing as he tried to cross a swelling stream of Vatoudiaris river in Chania Prefecture. Harry Nakos/AP Show More Show Less. The total amount for both January and February 2019 (356 mm) was 74 % of the average annual rainfall. The exceptionally severe storms on Wednesday caused widespread flooding around the city of Heraklion. Extreme flooding hits Crete as roads turn to mud rivers ... Storms hit the Greek island and flood havoc followed soon after as vehicles and property were caught up in the deluge. It is the third time in less than a month that the island has been hit by flooding, with heavy rainfall expected to continue through Thursday. Start your Independent Premium subscription today. Heavy flooding on the Greek island of Crete has damaged roads, flooded hundreds of homes and swept cars into the sea. 1 of 7 Local residents try to clean a road of debris after torrential rainfall in the village of Malia on the island of Crete, southern Greece, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. Schools were … Local reports said Hersonissos, a town in the north of Crete, was one of the hardest hit areas, with flooding recorded in nearby areas of Stalis, Analipsi, Agriana and Gournes. Torrential rainfall on the Greek island caused hundreds home … During the same period, Heraklion recorded 193 mm, which is 300% of the average monthly rainfall for February. PHOTOS & VIDEO: Heavy rainstorm floods Hersonissos, Gouves and Malia. The most insightful comments on all subjects will be published daily in dedicated articles. They came after a bout of destructive hailstorms drubbed the area on Tuesday. The extreme weather is forecast to continue until Wednesday afternoon. Heavy flooding on the Greek island of Crete damaged roads, flooded hundreds of homes, and swept cars into the sea amid ongoing torrential rainfall. More detail here. Especially hit is the area of Hersonissos at the Heraklio Peninsula. Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium. Authorities said the worst damage occurred east of the capital, Heraklion, in small towns and villages. No injuries have been reported, but regional government officials said the island’s road network had been damaged. Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. Officials report ‘inestimable’ damage to island’s road network and businesses No injuries have been reported, but regional government officials said the island”s road network had been damaged. ... is headed south towards the island of Crete. Dozens of motorists were trapped in rushing waters as rivers and streams overflowed. Heavy flooding on the Greek island of Crete after torrential rains in the early hours of Tuesday morning damaged roads, flooded hundreds of homes and swept cars into the sea. Dramatic footage from the Greek island of Crete on November 10 showed devastation from floods caused by heavy rain. No injuries have been reported, but regional government officials said the island”s road network had been damaged. He’s still right. Torrential rains and sporadic thunderstorms started short before the down, the rain height has already reached 100 millimeters. The Fire Service in northern Crete responded to dozens of calls for help on Tuesday as many homes became flooded from the heavy downpours that the region experienced. © Keeptalkinggreece.com 2020, All Rights Reserved, Nightmare on Crete: Torrential rains cause disastrous flash-floods (videos). Some areas saw more than 250mm of rain in 24 hours on 10 November. Greece – Dozens Rescued After Flash Floods in Crete. Some homes were immersed in mud while several cars were literally buried. Seem like it was Mark Twain who said that everybody talks about the weather , but nobody does anything about it. Your email address will not be published. Hundreds of homes have been flooded and cars have been swept away by raging rivers of mud in Crete, after torrential rain hit the island on Tuesday. Schools were … Heavy flooding on the Greek island of Crete has damaged roads, flooded hundreds of homes and swept cars into the sea. So far, there are no reports about missing persons or injuries. Extreme flooding hits Crete as roads turn to mud rivers ... Storms hit the Greek island and flood havoc followed soon after as vehicles and property were caught up in the deluge. FEATURED, weather By order to Hersonissos Mayor, schools in municipality will remain closed. Partly at fault are the real estate and construction industries who never consider anything except a fast profit cutting down all growth that holds the soil and absorbes rain and cementing everything over. Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. 01:14 Heavy rain hit parts of Greece on April 5 and 6, 2019, causing severe flooding with up to 3 m (10 feet) high floodwaters in Crete. In October, Crete’s Heraklion International Airport was forced to close temporarily to ensure flight and passenger safety when bad weather hit the island, according to local reports. Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. Flood in Crete, Greece & Greece Highways Dozens rescued after flash floods hit Crete, Greece – 10 inches of rain in 24 hours 1 0 . Torrential rainfall on the Greek island caused hundreds home to flood as residents were told to stay indoors. Images from the island showed damaged cars piled up in the street and wrecked homes following the torrential downpour. Among the areas with the most floods are are Anisaras, Analipsi, Koutouloufari, Gournes and Stalida. At least one person lost its life on February 24 and four more a week ago. Torrential rains and sporadic thunderstorms started short before the down, the rain height has already reached  100 millimeters. Page 1 of 2 - Rain Floods Crete - posted in Explore Crete: Yannis, thanks for the update and I'm so sorry it has been so bad. Crete’s fire service is also appealing to citizens living in areas that are prone to flooding to move to higher ground, directing its appeal in particular to residents of Anisaras, Analipsi, Koutouloufari and Stalida. The worst damage occurred east of … Dramatic footage from the Greek island of Crete on November 10 showed devastating flooding at a marina in Malia, caused by heavy rain.Local reports said Hersonissos, a … Dramatic footage from the Greek island of Crete on November 10 showed devastating flooding at a marina in Malia, caused by heavy rain.Local reports said Hersonissos, a town in the north of Crete, was one of the worst-hit areas, with flooding also reported in the nearby areas of Stalis, Analipsi, Agriana, and Gournes. Cars have been swept away in torrents of water and hundreds of homes flooded in parts of Crete after heavy rainfall lashed the Greek island on Tuesday. Damages also in Rethymno. Torrential rainfalls on the island of Crete turned roads into rivers, flooded homes and businesses in Hersonissos, Malia and Gouves. It's insane first we deal with covid now they are using the excu... Mika: Good and an apology would not be wrong either! Your email address will not be published. Raging floodwaters struck down an old stone bridge in Crete, Greece, as the region was pounded by days of heavy rain and snow. Nov 10 2020. ATHENS: Heavy flooding on the Greek island of Crete damaged roads, flooded hundreds of homes, and swept cars into the sea amid ongoing torrential rainfall. Hundreds of homes have been flooded and cars have been swept away by raging rivers of mud in Crete after torrential rain on the Greek island. FLASH floods have swept cars into the sea as people who were left stranded fled to rooftops in Crete. Some areas saw more than 250mm of rain in 24 hours on 10 November. A woman survived by hanging on to an electric power pole in Crete on Wednesday as rushing water swept away her car following torrential rains. Eight people have been rescued by fire service authorities after becoming trapped in vehicles or homes. The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to Independent Premium. “Since last night and until today, incessant, huge amounts of water have turned the streets into rivers… and unfortunately, the damage is inestimable,” Tassos Kouroupakis, the civil protection governor for Crete, told Greek state television. Greece – Flood Rescues in Crete. Government officials said the rain flooded residences and stores in the northern town of Hersonissos, a resort popular with tourists, and nearby villages. Greece’s National Meteorological Service issued a weather warning about heavy rainfall on Crete and South Dodecanese. Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. Roads flood in Heraklion as severe weather continues (videos) Crete sustained heavy damages again today due to the bad weather , with the municipality of Hersonissos being at … Heavy flooding on the Greek island of Crete has damaged roads, flooded hundreds of homes and swept cars into the sea. Streams and rivers have swollen flooding roads, yards, basements and ground floors, mud and other material brought with the water make access impossible. Eight people have been rescued by fire service authorities after becoming trapped in vehicles or homes. Heavy flooding on the Greek island of Crete damaged roads, flooded hundreds of homes, and swept cars into the sea amid ongoing torrential rainfall. Crete floods: Cars swept away and hundreds of homes flooded after heavy rainfall hits Greek island. One car is seen with alarm lights on floating in the sea. More heavy rain has fallen since. 12,581 Views. Authorities Tuesday said the worst damage occurred east of the island’s capital, Iraklio, in small towns and villages where schools were closed and residents were advised to stay indoors. Authorities said the worst of the damage on Tuesday had occurred east of the island’s capital, Iraklio, in small towns and villages where schools were closed and residents were told to stay indoors. Authorities seem to always consider them as once-in-a-hundred-years events and then do nothing. Heavy flooding on the Greek island of Crete damaged roads, flooded hundreds of homes, and swept cars into the sea amid ongoing torrential rainfall. FLASH floods have swept cars into the sea as people who were left stranded fled to rooftops in Crete. Tourists in a hotel who could not even exit their rooms due to floods were also rescued. - … Nov 10 2020. Authorities on … Heavy flooding on the Greek island of Crete damaged roads, flooded hundreds of homes and swept cars into the sea amid ongoing torrential rainfall. Video: Sea front at Heraklio Municipality. Authorities Tuesday said the worst damage occurred east of the island’s capital, Iraklio, in small towns and villages where schools were closed and residents were advised to stay indoors. Major floods hit the Greek island of Crete on February 24 and 25, 2019, after heavy rainfall descended on the island for the second time in just 10 days. Πλημμύρισαν περιοχές στη Χερσόνησο Ηρακλείου - YouTube. Flooding in greece Chania 25/2/2019 Flooding in Chania, Crete yesterday, Feb 25. {{#verifyErrors}} {{message}} {{/verifyErrors}} {{^verifyErrors}} {{message}} {{/verifyErrors}}, Cars swept away and homes flooded after heavy rainfall hits Crete, 70-year-old pulled alive from rubble as rescue missions continue, You may not agree with our views, or other users’, but please respond to them respectfully, Swearing, personal abuse, racism, sexism, homophobia and other discriminatory or inciteful language is not acceptable, Do not impersonate other users or reveal private information about third parties, We reserve the right to delete inappropriate posts and ban offending users without notification. sources: cretalive, creta24, ekriti, ekriti, Tags Cete flash floods floods Greece Videos weather. Are you sure you want to delete this comment? Please be respectful when making a comment and adhere to our Community Guidelines. Officials report ‘inestimable’ damage to island’s road network and businesses, Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile, Locals in the village of Gournes stand in a yard full of debris following heavy rainfall on the island of Crete. No injuries have been reported, but regional government officials said the island’s road network had been damaged. Tags: crete, Crete flooding, Crete rainfall, Crete weather, flooding, Gouves flood, Greece, Hersonissos flood, Kato Gouves, severe weather. Cars have been swept away in torrents of water and hundreds of homes flooded in parts of Crete after heavy rainfall lashed the Greek island on Tuesday. Tassos Kouroupakis, the civil protection governor for Crete, told Greek state television the damage is “inestimable” a few hours ago. 11 November, 2020 by Richard Davies in Europe, News. These floods are occurring in many regions all ove the world. Flash flooding struck on 10 November after days of heavy rain. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Among the areas with the most floods are are Anisaras, Analipsi, Koutouloufari, Gournes and Stalida. Tuesday noon, the Fire Service called on people to move to higher places. Required fields are marked *. However, there are reports that children are trapped in a private elementary school in Heraklio and men from the Fire Service are on the way to trasnfer them homes. Flooding in Crete, late February 2019. Credit: Civil Protection Greece. Hoping someone on the board will have a link....we leave tomorrow....I hope that everyone is OK. Skip to main content. A deluge of floodwater was seen roaring down the Kourtaliotiko Gorge in Crete on November 10 as rainstorms brought damaging floods to the Greek island. Local residents try to clean a road of debris after torrential rainfall in the village of Malia on the island of Crete, southern Greece, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. Flooding, power cuts and damage to homes widespread as emergency services inundated with calls Published: 18 Sep 2020 Greece lashed by rare hurricane-force storm Hundreds of homes have been flooded and cars have been swept away by raging rivers of mud in Crete, after torrential rain hit the island on Tuesday. Hoping someone on the board will have a link....we leave tomorrow....I hope that everyone is OK. Roads flood in Heraklion as severe weather continues (videos) Crete sustained heavy damages again today due to the bad weather , with the municipality of Hersonissos being at … What is the reason for 2. wave in Greece? The Fire Brigade has received over 100 calls for rescue and pumping water from flooded homes and businesses. A mother and her underage child were rescued from a flooded basement home in Analipsi, a man was rescued from a touristic facility. Torrential rainfall on the Greek island caused hundreds home to flood as residents were told to stay indoors. Greece – Flood Rescues in Crete. Authorities on the Greek Island of Crete say ongoing torrential rains have led to severe flooding that has turned roads into rivers, uprooted trees, … Authorities said the worst damage occurred east of the capital, Heraklion, in small towns and villages. Dozens of motorists were trapped in rushing waters as rivers and streams overflowed. The port city of Heraklion, capital of the Greek island of Crete, is facing serious problems, following torrential rainfall as the storm swept across the south of the Aegean Sea affecting the island. Answer 1 of 4: Just heard that there is much flooding in Western Crete....We will be there next week but am finding it difficult to get more information. The … Crazy Flooding in Crete, Greece 6 April 2019 - Strong Winds and intense rainfall affect Crete, Greece today. Bad flooding and damage in Crete at present November 10, 2020 kefaloniapulse 0 Comments. It is the third time in less than 10 days that the island of Crete is hit by severe weahter phenomena. Crete’s fire service is also appealing to citizens living in areas that are prone to flooding to move to higher ground, directing its appeal in particular to residents of Anisaras, Analipsi, Koutouloufari and Stalida. 21 October, ... Heraklion, capital of the island of Crete, recorded 138.1mm of rain in 24 hours to 21 October, while Karpathos in the Dodecanese islands recorded 244 mm, according to figures from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Dozens of people were rescued in Greece after severe flooding on the island of Crete. Minoan palace in Malia, Crete floods after failure of drainage system during heavy rain by GCT B. 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