Rainy the weather will be today, Tuesday, according to the prognosis of the CMH. Showers and thunderstorms are expected during the day, mainly in Attica, Thessaloniki and the islands of the Ionian Sea.
Paralyzed from last night Athens, after many key success streets of the capital turned into rivers because of the severe thunderstorm . Problems occurred in the rest of the country , mainly in western Greece .
Specifically , Attica once again flooded the point at the junction Piraeus Hamosternas while hurdles was the movement in some way - that had turned into rivers - the capital's center , the southern suburbs and the coast.
In Piraeus vehicle traffic was interrupted for some time by the amount of Petrou Ralli until Hamosternas both traffic flows, while remained closed for hours and underground Bridge Avenue in Delta Faliro , and for some time the movement in Kifissia Avenue in height of the Holy Highway towards Piraeus drives traffic only from the left lane.
Also from torrential rain precipitated the road Avenue Breed in Peristeri, in the section of road between Gounaris Kamaterou .
The Fire Department received more than 250 calls for pumping water from houses and shops mostly in the western suburbs but also for helping vehicles.
Big problems in western Greece
In Patras part of the city remained without power ( in the areas of Ovria of Eglikadas , of knit and Messatida) while homes and shops in several areas flooded due to overflowing sewer .
In Messina IX swept away by the rushing waters of the stream nbspThouria , but fortunately could endanger human lives.
On the way Asprochoma - Messina overflowed river Aris while serious problems with the water there at the entrance of hospital emergency Kalamata , and the entrance to the colleges.
In Arcadia thunderbolt that fell at noon, cut both way Chrysovitsi - Stemnitsa opening trench depth nearly one meter , resulting in disrupted traffic.
Over 7,000 thunder and lightning fell in Greece within 24 hours
Within 24 hours, from Sunday evening until Monday night an estimated 7,000 died thunder and lightning , approx.
By Monday afternoon, the amount of rain on Liosia had reached 75 mm and Peristeri the 45 mm .