Roads in the city of Rhodes and in villages turned into rivers when storm “Geryon” hit the island in the south Dodecanese early Monday evening. One woman with disabilities was found dead in her flooded home in Ialyssos.

Local authorities urge citizens to not move around. The 75-year-old woman died in her bed when the water height reached a dangerous height. The woman was suffering from disabilities and was bed-ridden for quite some time.
She was transferred from Ialyssos to the hospital but it was already too late. She most probably died of a heart attack when she saw the water increases.
The island has been exposed to torrential rains that have caused power outages in several areas. Floods are Ialyssos, Kremasti, Archaggelos and large parts of the city of Rhodes. The rivers in Archipoli and Lardos are at risk to overflow. The river in Agios Georgios Malonas village overflowed in the evening.

According to state broadcaster ERT TV, many villages have been cut from the world due to the floods and landslides. Flights at the airport have been delayed and are standby until some weather improvement.

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