The fire service received at least 50 calls to pump water from flooded homes and basements in the port of Thessaloniki after rainstorms hit northern Greece and other parts of the country after a five-day heat wave.
Flooding reported as Thessaloniki hit by wet weather https://t.co/wBFaAyEOTQ pic.twitter.com/629djCvQv8
– Kathimerini English Edition (@ekathimerini) May 21, 2020
The heavy rain caused dangerous accidents with two trucks with trailers, which caused huge traffic jams in the area of Derveni.
The bad weather is moving south and east and is expected to reach the capital Athens today.