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Greek PM to visit storm-stricken areas as reconstruction beginsWorld

Greek PM to visit storm-stricken areas as reconstruction beginsWorld
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will visit areas hit by a rare hurricane-like storm that left at least three dead, officials said Monday as reconstruction efforts began.

The city of Karditsa, about 300 kilometres (190 miles) north of Athens, was badly hit overnight Friday, with mudslides, falling trees and power cuts.The local agriculture economy was also badly hit, local officials said.Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will visit areas hit by a rare hurricane-like storm that left at least three dead, officials said Monday as reconstruction efforts began.Mediterranean cyclone Ianos, known as a “medicane”, has so far left three dead and one person missing.

Lagouvardos says six medicanes have hit Greece since 1982, four of them since 2016.The last storm on this scale hit Greece two years ago, killing two people on the island of Evia.

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