Tag Archives: Greece

Photos: Hidden Gems Of Europe

Lisse, Netherlands

Lisse, Netherlands

Here are photos of some of the less known beautiful places in Europe.

Cappadocia, Turkey

Cappadocia, Turkey

Lecce, Italy

Lecce, Italy

Sintra, Portugal

Sintra, Portugal

Dijon, France

Dijon, France

Delphi, Greece

Delphi, Greece

Dramatic Rescue From Flooded Athens

Fierce storm and heavy rains caused a very bad flood around Athens, Greece.

(Please click here for the news and photos of the flooded Athens)

During the disaster, a woman trapped in her car by rising flood waters.

Below are dramatic photos of her being pulled to safety by residents standing on top of her car during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens on Feb. 22, 2013.

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Photos: Bad Flood Swept Athens

A bad flood hit Greece’s capital, Athens after heavy rains.

It caused real havoc, crippled traffic and flooded basements and streets. 

The flood waters submerged underpasses and highways in low-lying parts of the city and the racing waters swept parked cars in the areas.

(Please click here for a dramatic rescue of a woman from her car in the racing water in Chalandri, Athens)

AP news reported that, “The overnight storm swept across greater Athens, flooding hundreds of homes, causing blackouts in parts of the city and forcing authorities to close major roads and a central subway station in Athens.”.

There were no reported injuries but it was reported that a 23 year old woman died after being rescued and sent to a hospital. 

This is a disaster.

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