Fire-ravaged Greek island of Evia hit by floods and mudslides

Experts say loss of forests, which act as natural flood control mechanism, has worsened impact of heavy rain Storms and heavy rain have laid bare the scale of the destruction wreaked by massive fires on the Greek island of Evia, with communities now having to deal with flooding and mudslides.After a summer of record temperatures igniting unprecedented wildfires across Greece, authorities in affected regions have now been put on the defensive as the nation has been hit by a second bout of severe weather in less than a week. Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/oct/14/fire-ravaged-greek-island-of-evia-hit-by-floods-and-mudslides

Translate »