Downpour near Athens floods roads, traps residents

From Reuters - November 14, 2017

ATHENS (Reuters) - Heavy overnight rain flooded a town near Athens on Wednesday, trapping people in their homes and cars and shutting schools.

Roads in Nea Peramos, some 27 km west of Athens, had turned into fast-flowing rivers of mud, TV footage showed.

Practically the entire town of Nea Peramos has flooded, Mayor Grigoris Stamoulis told Antenna TV. I dont think weve ever seen such flooding before.


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