UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2021 08:38 AM IST
- The fire on Evia, an island of forested mountains and canyons laced with small coves of crystalline water, began August 3 and cut across the popular summer destination from coast to coast as it burned out of control.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 05, 2021 04:25 PM IST
PUBLISHED ON AUG 05, 2021 01:15 PM IST
Temperatures of more than 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) and strong winds have fanned more than 150 wildfires in different areas of Greece in recent days.
Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2018 02:31 PM IST
Fires are not uncommon in Greece’s forests, which cover almost half its territory, and the Mount Penteli area has suffered regularly in the past decades.
Athens | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON JUL 25, 2018 11:56 AM IST
The Greece government has not yet said how many people are still missing from the wildfire, which broke out on Monday, as firefighters continue to battle blazes in some areas.