Throughout 2020, 129 tropical cyclones have formed in bodies of water known as tropical cyclone basins. height: 0; Greece slammed by rare 'medicane,' leaving 3 dead, hundreds rescued from flooding The storm system was a hybrid between a tropical cyclone and a mid-latitude storm .css-1xgx53b-Link{font-family:ReithSans,Helvetica,Arial,freesans,sans-serif;font-weight:700;-webkit-text-decoration:none;text-decoration:none;color:#FFFFFF;}.css-1xgx53b-Link:hover,.css-1xgx53b-Link:focus{-webkit-text-decoration:underline;text-decoration:underline;}Read about our approach to external linking. Three people have died and two remain missing after a rare hurricane-like storm swept across Greece, flooding streets and homes and cutting power. A similar storm hit Greece in 2018. Greece Weather Warning: Powerful rainfall, thunderstorms, stormy winds December 8, 2020 Gov’t to announce measures for Christmas holidays, retail stores and churches December 8, 2020 Kilkis official blames private lab for Covid-19 infections spike December 8, 2020 ... 20 Sep 2020 … Three people have died and another is missing after Cyclone Ianos wreaked havoc across central Greece, destroyed homes and flooded streets. Published on Friday, September 18, 2020 Greece hit by rare cyclone. Damage is seen as rare storm, known as a Medicane (Mediterranean hurricane), hit western Greece, in Asos, Kefalonia, Greece September 19, 2020, in this picture obtained from social media. It was officially named by the National Observatory of Athens (NOA). } Catastrophic flooding in Greece today as an intense tropical-like cyclone #Medicane #Ionas slams the island.Reports of the entire ... September 18, 2020. Video, 00:00:44Kolkata battered by Cyclone Amphan, Major storms around the world. The relatively rare Mediterranean storm – known as a medicane – hit the central cities of Karditsa and Farsala and has now reached the popular tourist island of Crete. Video, 00:01:29Australia storms: Dog rescued from sea of foam, 'Taken from our parents... our identities erased' Video, 00:05:13'Taken from our parents... our identities erased'. Three people have died and another is missing after Cyclone Ianos wreaked havoc across central Greece, destroyed homes and flooded streets. Unusual Mediterranean cyclone ‘Ianos’ hits Western Greece. .Geor15b:hover { As if 2020 couldn’t get any worse, Greece is bracing for a mega-storm this weekend that meteorologists are saying will bring intense rain and wind to much of the country. The cyclone-like weather front is expected to move southern on Saturday and then South-East with its effects gradually limited to the southern parts Greece. Greece slammed by rare 'medicane,' leaving 3 dead, hundreds rescued from flooding The storm system was a hybrid between a tropical cyclone and a mid-latitude storm 0 comments. A rare cyclone, dubbed Ianos, will affect Greece from Thursday according to the National Observatory of Athens weather station. Video, 00:00:56Geminid meteor shower dazzles night skies, Australia storms: Dog rescued from sea of foam. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Strengthening is expected within the next 18–24 hours. line-height: 18px; font-family: "Georgia", Times New Roman, Times, serif; .css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link{color:inherit;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited{color:#696969;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited{-webkit-text-decoration:none;text-decoration:none;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link:hover,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited:hover,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link:focus,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited:focus{color:#B80000;-webkit-text-decoration:underline;text-decoration:underline;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link::after,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited::after{content:'';position:absolute;top:0;right:0;bottom:0;left:0;z-index:2;}Drone shows Cyclone Ianos damage in Greece. If you are a subscriber, please login above. Ianos will cause… Greek authorities confirmed the news on Sunday, September 20, 2020. Reports of ... on the Ionian island of Kefalonia, western Greece, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Article bookmarked. In 2017, flash floods killed 25 people and left hundreds homeless. Greece: Cyclone "Ianos": dead and severe damage News/Politics 2020-09-17T17:53:08.040Z A rare storm is expected to hit Greece soon - government issues several warnings about median Ianos BBC WEATHER has warned the cyclone in the Mediterranean will continue to produce challenging weather across Europe this weekend. Can you explain the electoral college in 10 seconds? Video, 00:01:51Inside a vaccine cold storage room, Geminid meteor shower dazzles night skies. border-width: 1px 0 0; Cyclone Ianos swept through central Greece last night and has even reached the Greek capital of Athens, with an emergency declared in Zakynthos. Greece: Cyclone Ianos causes severe crop damage 12:18 GMT 21/09/2020. Greek authorities warned that storm "Ianos" would bring gale force winds and heavy rainfall that could lead to floods and power cuts in certain areas over the next two days. font-size: 11px; SHARE. Peak gusts could exceed 200 km/h, therefore, a severe impact is likely for western Greece tonight through Friday morning. Access Restricted Access to this content is restricted. The cyclone is expected to make landfall as a powerful storm across southern Greece on Friday, bringing heavy rain, flooding and gusty winds. Cyclone Ianos: Drone shows 'medicane' damage in Greece, Drone shows Cyclone Ianos damage in Greece. border: dotted #ddd; The atmospheric pressure in the center of Ianos is around 1,000 hPa, while the winds that accompany it, were estimated by satellites at 65 kilometers per hour - that is, about eight on the Beaufort scale. font-family: "Georgia", Times New Roman, Times, serif; Of these, 97, including two subtropical cyclones in the South Atlantic Ocean and a tropical-like cyclone in the Mediterranean Sea, have been named by various weather agencies when they attained maximum sustained winds of 35 knots (65 km/h, 40 mph). Three people have died and two remain missing after a rare hurricane-like storm swept across Greece, flooding streets and homes and cutting power. Video, 00:02:21UK v US in Call of Duty showdown, Polish women forced abroad for abortion. Greece’s national meteorological service issued a top level Red Alert for winds, rain and storm conditions. Floods in Agia Efimia, on the Greek island of Kefalonia. line-height: 18px; Catastrophic flooding in Greece today as an intense tropical-like cyclone #Medicane #Ionas slams the island.Reports of the entire ... September 18, 2020. A severe storm which Greece makes parts of one of its popular tourist islands look like a wasteland. Huge amounts of rainfall will lead to dangerous flash floods. The Kyllini to Zakynthos ferry crossing in the west was shut down, as winds in the area reached 8-9 on the Beaufort scale. margin: 10px; In 2017, flash floods killed 25 people and left hundreds homeless. Peak gusts could exceed 200 km/h, therefore, a severe impact is likely for western Greece tonight through Friday morning. 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Greece Is | September 18th, 2020 Some damages were reported in western Greece as a result of the rare Mediterranean cyclone that has hit the region, but there were no injuries, Deputy Civil Protection Minister Nikos Hardalias said on Friday morning, after a meeting at the ministry. Video, 00:04:14. Medicane Ianos is the first event of the 2020/21 Mediterranean medicane season. A year earlier flash floods left 25 dead and hundreds homeless in western Athens with the mayor of Mandra, the … Unusual Mediterranean cyclone - Medicane Ianos, brings stormy weather to Greece Holidaying abroad in usual times: the lure of sunshine, warmth and a change of scenery. Ianos developed from an area of low pressure over the Gulf of Sidra that quickly began tropical cyclogenesis while moving over warm waters. Key messages . The main characteristics of Ianos will be heavy rainfall, thunderstorms and strong gale-force winds, especially at sea. The relatively rare Mediterranean storm – known as a medicane – hit the central cities of Karditsa and Farsala and has now reached the popular tourist island of … Video, 00:01:14, Cyclone Amphan batters India and Bangladesh. Video, 00:01:48Major storms around the world, Cyclone Damien strikes Western Australia. }, Developed by EWORX S.A. by Gregory Pappas September 16, 2020. written by Gregory Pappas September 16, 2020. Sam Corbishley Friday 18 Sep 2020 1:44 pm. Emergency services are helping to rescue hundreds of people trapped in flooded buildings in Greece. Published . A rare Mediterranean cyclone battered Kefalonia, Greece, eroding Jerusalem Beach on September 18, according to reports. } Emergency services are helping to rescue hundreds of people trapped in flooded buildings in Greece. Valid: 17/09/2020 00 UTC – 19/09/2020 00 UTC Issued by: Severe Weather Europe Forecaster: Marko KoroÅ¡ec. A Mediterranean Cyclone Could Be Heading to Greece This Weekend. | Video, 00:01:10Cyclone Damien strikes Western Australia, Cyclone Nisarga makes landfall. ... fearing a new hit from the cyclone. Video, 00:01:29, Australia storms: Dog rescued from sea of foam, 'Taken from our parents... our identities erased' Video, 00:05:13, 'Taken from our parents... our identities erased', Can you explain the electoral college in 10 seconds? Greece was bracing for a rare type of tropical storm on Thursday, known as a Medicane, which was expected to first hit its western Ionian islands before reaching the southern Peloponnese peninsula and even Athens. Video, 00:00:51Drone shows Cyclone Ianos damage in Greece, Up Next, Kolkata battered by Cyclone Amphan. } By Svar Nanan-Sen PUBLISHED: 21:22, Fri, Sep 18, 2020 Medicane Ianos is the first event of the 2020/21 Mediterranean medicane season. Cyclone Ianos: Rare hurricane-like storm lashes Greece’s Ionian islands. The mayor of Zakynthos, Nikitas Aretakis, announced that all schools on the island will remain closed on Friday, in anticipation of the severe weather front. hr { ... Cyclone leaves path of destruction on Greek island Zante ... Sunday 20 September 2020 … Posted in: Cotlook Headlines. Cyclone Ianos sweeps Greece. It was officially named by the National Observatory of Athens (NOA). The storms are also known as Medicanes, shorthand for Mediterranean hurricane. Cyclone Ianos, also known as Medicane Ianos, was a rare Mediterranean tropical-like cyclone (medicane), that impacted Greece on 17 and 18 September 2020. An area of low pressure developing over the Ionian Sea has developed tropical characteristics know as a Medicane, a Mediterranean tropical-like cyclone, the National Observatory of Athens’ (NOA) Meteo weather service said on Thursday. Footage shows a cyclone named Ianos hitting a beach hotel in Kalamaki, on the island of Zakynthos early Friday morning. ©2020 FOX News Network, LLC. IONIAN-(MaraviPost)-Three people have died following a rare storm known as a medicane that uprooted trees and caused power cuts on the Ionian islands and the western Peloponnese. .spo_links_float{ This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. font-family: "Georgia", Times New Roman, Times, serif; Cyclone Ianos sweeps Greece. .Geor15b { If you would like to subscribe to the relevant service, please contact us. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. The trajectory that will follow remains uncertain, though the more likely scenario is that the cyclone will turn south. ... Sunday 20 September 2020 14:51, UK ... of a tropical cyclone … Huge amounts of rainfall will lead to dangerous flash floods. Pavlos Zafiropoulos | September 17th, 2020 A rare Mediterranean cyclone, dubbed Ianos , will land in Greece on Thursday, and will initially impact western parts of the country in the late afternoon, mainly the Ionian islands of Zakynthos, Kefalonia and Ithaki as well as Ilia and Messinia in the western Peloponnese, according to a statement issued yesterday by Deputy Civil Protection Minister Nikos … Ianos developed from an area of low pressure over the Gulf of Sidra that quickly began tropical cyclogenesis while moving over warm waters. Greece: Cyclone Ianos causes severe crop damage 12:18 GMT 21/09/2020. ... Friday, 27th November 2020. Access Restricted Access to this content is restricted. Video, 00:01:59. Damage is seen as rare storm, known as a Medicane (Mediterranean hurricane), hit western Greece, in Asos, Kefalonia, Greece September 19, 2020, in this picture obtained from social media. ... Schools remained closed in many areas in western Greece and authorities advised residents to remain indoors. If you would like to subscribe to the relevant service, please contact us. A rare Cyclone Ianos is currently moving eastward, toward the Greek western coastal area and should be close to it by Friday morning. Greece was bracing for a rare type of tropical storm on Thursday, known as a Medicane, which was expected to first hit its western Ionian islands before reaching the southern Peloponnese peninsula and even Athens. FONT-WEIGHT: bold; Storm Ianos made landfall in Greece on Friday and entirely washed away a beach on the island of Kefalonia. BBC WEATHER has warned the cyclone in the Mediterranean will continue to produce challenging weather across Europe this weekend. The main characteristics of Ianos will be heavy rainfall, thunderstorms and strong gale-force winds, especially at sea. ... 2020. SUMMARY A Mediterranean tropical-like cyclone – Medicane Ianos has developed over the Ionian Sea and is moving towards western Greece. A rare Mediterranean cyclone has flood streets and homes in different parts of Greece. Five boats sank off Zakynthos and Lefkada on Friday and now the storm has been causing chaos in parts of central Greece. Published . Video, 00:01:14Cyclone Nisarga makes landfall, Cyclone Amphan batters India and Bangladesh. Catastrophic flooding in Greece today as an intense tropical-like cyclone #Medicane #Ionas slams the island. Can you explain the electoral college in 10 seconds? Video, 00:01:59Can you explain the electoral college in 10 seconds? text-align: center; color: #005689; November 2, 2020 November 2, 2020 kefaloniapulse 0 Kefalonia Tourist Guides Holidays in Europe 2021 – Check your passport has at least 6 months left before expiry On Thursday morning, the Medicane, named Ianos by NOA, was in the sea area between Sicily and the Peloponnese. If you are a subscriber, please login above. By Svar Nanan-Sen PUBLISHED: 21:22, Fri, Sep 18, 2020 A similar storm hit Greece in 2018. The cyclone is expected to make landfall as a powerful storm across southern Greece on Friday, bringing heavy rain, flooding and gusty winds. clear: both; Greece was hit by a similar storm in 2018. Posted in: Cotlook Headlines. 18 Sep 2020 - 12:54 A wave slams on the coastline during storm Ianos in Agia Efimia, Kefalonia, Greece September 18, 2020, in this still image from a social media video. The rare cyclone Ianos ‘hit’ the islands of Zakynthos, Kefalonia, Ithaca on Thursday evening. Emergency services are helping to rescue hundreds of people trapped in flooded buildings in Greece. Inside a vaccine cold storage room. TEXT-DECORATION: none; FONT-WEIGHT: bold; Video, 00:00:31, UK v US in Call of Duty showdown. A … EU and UK leaders vow to 'go the extra mile' Video, 00:01:38, EU and UK leaders vow to 'go the extra mile', The moment landmark hotel demolished. Video, 00:00:44, Major storms around the world. A rare Mediterranean cyclone, dubbed Ianos, will land in Greece on Thursday, and will initially impact western parts of the country in the late afternoon, mainly the Ionian islands of Zakynthos, Cephalonia and Ithaca as well as Ilia and Messinia in the western Peloponnese, according to a statement issued yesterday by Deputy Civil Protection Minister Nikos Hardalias. The atmospheric pressure in the center of Ianos is around 1,000 hPa, while the winds that accompany it, were estimated by satellites at 65 kilometers per hour - that is, about eight on the Beaufort scale. color: #222222; A rare cyclone, dubbed Ianos, will affect Greece from Thursday according to the National Observatory of Athens weather station. text-align: center; Video, 00:02:21, Polish women forced abroad for abortion. The deadliest … Video, 00:02:53, Inside a vaccine cold storage room. .Geor11bl { How does a vaccine get approved? The strongest storm of the year so far was Typhoon Gonipeaking with a pressure of 905 hPa (26.72 inHg) and with winds of 315 km/h (195 mph). © 2020 BBC. } Reuters report revealed that Cyclone Ianos battered central Greece on Saturday, hitting the cities of … Video, 00:01:51, Geminid meteor shower dazzles night skies. Video, 00:02:53How does a vaccine get approved? ... Friday, 27th November 2020. EU and UK leaders vow to 'go the extra mile' Video, 00:01:38EU and UK leaders vow to 'go the extra mile', The moment landmark hotel demolished. Cyclone Ianos: Rare hurricane-like storm lashes Greece’s Ionian islands. Cyclone Ianos moving towards Greece (watch live feed) Author: Thema Newsroom | Published: September 17, 2020 The cyclone is expected to affect Athens on Friday Cyclone Ianos swept through central Greece last night and has even reached the Greek capital of Athens, with an emergency declared in Zakynthos. float:right; Video, 00:00:50, Cyclone Amphan batters India and Bangladesh, How does a vaccine get approved? color: #005689; Article bookmarked. line-height: 16px; ... Friday 18 September 2020 13:37. Footage shows a cyclone named Ianos hitting a beach hotel in Kalamaki, on the island of Zakynthos early Friday morning. NEWS 17.09.2020 Greece braces for cyclone as it approaches western regions. 0 comments. Read about our approach to external linking. The cyclone is expected to affect Athens on Friday. Five boats sank off Zakynthos and Lefkada on Friday and now the storm has been causing chaos in parts of central Greece. font-size: 15px; File photo TAGS: Weather. 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