Greece swept by gales, braces for autumn cyclone

Firefighters pump water from the sailing boat of Dimitris Papadomilonakis (L) at the port of Rafina, near Athens, Greece, September 27, 2018. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

ATHENS (Reuters) – Ships were held in dock at ports across Greece on Thursday and schools were ordered to shut down in the Attica region around Athens on Friday as the country braced for a Mediterranean autumn cyclone. Temperatures plunged unexpectedly by up to 10 degrees Celsius and gusting winds blew garbage containers off the […]

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