Torrential rains hit the islands in the Ionian Sea and large parts of Epirus region in Greece as a bad weather front is sweeping though the country!It was a horror night for the residents of Louros by Preveza, when flash floods swept through the village after midnight.
In the capital of Paxos island, dozens of houses and shops flooded and the volumes of water swept away vehicles and motorcycles.The bad weather front that has been striking the area with torrential rains and strong winds above 8 Beaufort, flooded Lefkimmi in the south of Corfu. According to local news, A woman was rescued by locals in the last minute. She was trapped in her car that was swept away by the rushing waters.
Liston, the central square of the island’s capital turned into a little “Venice” with dozens of flooded shops. The powerful winds brought dozens of trees to fall.
Torrential rains caused also several problems in the region of Epirus with swelling rivers and streams and landslides. Especially affected are the areas in Platania, Tzoumerka and Zagorohoria where visitors attended a congress are stranded.