weather conditions

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Wildfire at Aghios Soulas

Wildfire at Aghios Soulas

Aug 28th, 2012 Posted in News | Read the full story

Update 30.08.12: The fire is under control at this time after ranging for two days. There are no assessments about the extend of the damages but thousands of acres of pine forests and land have being in the fire's path. Investigators discovered an incendiary device, so there is no doubt ...


Vaccination amidst skepticism

Dec 1st, 2009 Posted in News | Read the full story

While the vaccination of the general population against the swine flu started this morning there is still some skepticism for the possible side effects. These concerns were fueled at the end of last week when a prosecutor in Rhodes ordered an urgent investigation in the matter of the possible side ...


Don’t trust the neighbor

Aug 14th, 2009 Posted in News | Read the full story

While the Turkish Coast Guard is having fun with small tourists vessels carrying the Greek flag (in the latest of a series of incidents a guard ship started dangerously manouvering around a small tourist vessel carrying 18 passengers off the coast of Kastelorizo) at least two illegal immigrants coming from ...


A year after the wildfires

Jul 23rd, 2009 Posted in News | Read the full story

Exactly one year ago, Rhodes was struck by a ferocious wildfire that destroyed a vital part of the island's forests. Today and all along the weekend, the expected weather conditions will be similar with high temperatures and strong winds. We can only hope that this time we're better prepared.


Bad weather in Rhodes

Dec 5th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

Severe weather conditions have forced the authorities to shut down ferry services between the mainland and the islands. Winds in the country's seas have reached speeds of up to 100 kilometres per hour. Rhodes was particularly hit by strong winds that cause the canceling of almost all the flights to ...