Greece braces for rare Mediterranean cyclone

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Greece braces for rare Mediterranean cyclone
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Greece was bracing for a rare type of tropical storm on Thursday, known as a Medicane, which was expected to first hit its western Ionian islands before reaching the southern Peloponnese peninsula and even Athens.

Greek authorities warned that storm “Ianos” would bring gale force winds and heavy rainfall that could lead to floods and power cuts in certain areas over the next two days.

Deputy Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Hardalias on Thursday advised residents of areas hit by floods in the past or close to rivers and torrents to find alternative accommodation. The rest should...


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Greece braces for rare Mediterranean cyclone


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