New villages evacuated, record temperatures expected on Wednesday

If this Tuesday morning is better on the Corfu side, the situation on the island of Rhodes is still out of control.

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New villages on the islands of Rhodes, Corfu and Euboea were evacuated on Monday July 24 in the face of fires that have ravaged parts of Greece. The night was again a long struggle against the flames that had been raging about the country for a week. On Monday evening, the Greek prime minister, in a speech to parliament, estimated there was more “Three Hard Days”Ahead of the much-anticipated drop in temperatures. “Greece fights fire”Launched by Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

>> Evidence. Fires in Greece: “Nothing appears anymore, everywhere is gray and black”, says a volunteer firefighter in Rhodes

This Tuesday morning 25 July, there is some progress in Corfu, where a small part of the fire is now under control. But in Rhodes, the wind is so strong that the front of the island still stretches over tens of kilometers between the center and the south of the island. In Euboea, two years after the island was destroyed by flames, people are disturbed by this new fire.

On Wednesday, temperatures across the country are likely to touch 44 degrees, with a maximum of 46 degrees at some places. The heat should drop a bit on Thursday and the wind should die down.

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