The Acropolis of Athens has been flooded on Thursday following heavy rainfall. The downpour was certainly not the first and not the last one in the 2,500 years of existence of the ancient monument.

But it is certainly the first time since the 5th century BC that the archaeological site comes underwater. Blame the recently constructed pathways made of concrete.
The videos released confirms that the cement pathways have been blocking the rainwater from running down the hill and be absorbed by the soil.
It looks as if there is no provision for the drainage of rainwater with the effect that the water formed small streams crossing the cement pathways for people with disabilities.

In October, the large and wide pathways made of concrete for wheelchairs far and wide on the Acropolis archaeological site triggered outrage with archaeologists criticizing the project saying that it violently alternated the archaeological site.