Two dead in Greece from flooding after the most extreme weather event ever recorded

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The storm “Daniel” that hits this Wednesday Greece For the second day it is already the most extreme meteorological phenomenon ever recorded, with levels of precipitation never seen, and has caused the death of two people, while another remains missing.

After the heat wave that contributed until a few days ago to the worst summer in terms of forest fires since 2007, the center of the country is now facing the effect of torrential rains, which yesterday left the town of Zagorá, in the Magnesia region, a record of 75.4 liters per square meter in 24 hours, almost double the previous maximum, registered in 2009.

Firefighters have had to rescue, even with rafts, dozens of people trapped in Volos, a city of 150,000 inhabitants and capital of the Magnesia region, which this Wednesday is completely flooded.

Most of this city is without electricity or water supply, while the damage to the road network throughout the region is extensive.

The authorities recovered on Wednesday the lifeless body of a woman which was in a flooded stream in the region. A rancher lost his life yesterday when he was crushed by a wall It collapsed due to a landslide.

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