Severe storms in Greece with 110km/h winds killed 6 tourists, 108 injured

  • 15 minutes after the storm hits

    Deadly storms hit the Halkidiki region in northern Greece on Wednesday evening. At least six people, including two children, were killed as 110km/h winds, massive lightning strikes, heavy rain and severe hailstorms struck.

    Six tourists from the Czechia, Romania and Russia were among those who died in the storms.

    Of the six dead, the two died in Nea Plagia, Halkidiki, after falling roof in a taverna . She is a 54-year-old Romanian and her 8-year-old child, with her first losing her life when the roof fell over her, while the young boy died while being transferred to the hospital, as she found it difficult to breathe.

    The other two deaths occurred near Potidea Palas from a tree fall, with a 39-year-old Russian and two-year-old son killed.

    The other two dead were found in Sozopol, Halkidiki, from a caravan overturned by air! This is a pair of elderly Czechs who were in the caravan. (via The Kefalonia Pulse)

    Halkidiki (also spelt Chalkidiki, Chalkidike, Chalcidice) had declared a state of emergency.

    15 minutes after the deadly storm hit Nea Kalikrati

    Damaging winds in Kella

    Lightning strike in Kavala

    Massive lightning strike in Thessaloniki

    After the storm

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    Nature is stronger than we are and we have to respect that

    Our heart and prayers with victims and their families

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