Threat of new Pinios overflowing not over in Larissa; minister issues health advice for water

Threat of new Pinios overflowing not over in Larissa; minister issues health advice for water


Larissa in central Greece continued to prepare for more flooding from the overflow of Pinios river on Sunday. CE Report quoting Athens-Macedonian

Sections of the metropolitan region such as Yiannouli and Nea Smyrni have already been evacuated, along with residents in the city proper who have been warned to move to higher floors of their buildings or to the hill of the Alcatraz park in the center. At the same time, the city in the Thessaly had been bracing for more flooding, with preparations as of Saturday of crews trying to prepare for diversion of possible floodwaters away from the city center and placing water pumps at key points.

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