Last Updated : Jul 16 2019 11:06PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
SC to pronounce its verdict in K'taka rebel MLAs resignation case on July 17            Building collapses in Mumbai's Dongri, at least 10 killed so far            India to be free of Tuberculosis by 2025: PM Modi            Centre assures all support to flood-hit Assam            Vijayveer wins his 3rd gold at Junior Shooting World Cup           

International News

Jul 11, 2019

Six tourists killed, 30 others injured in violent storm in Greece

NSD Logo
In Greece, six tourists have been killed and at least 30 others injured in a violent storm that swept across a region of northern Greece. Officials say gale-force winds, heavy rain and hailstorms lashed Halkidiki, near the city of Thessaloniki yesterday. A Czech couple died when their caravan was blown away, and two Romanians and two Russians were also killed. 

A state of emergency was declared and more than 100 rescue workers deployed. Charalambos Steriadis, head of civil protection in northern Greece, described it as an unprecedented phenomenon. The storm followed a spell of very hot weather with temperatures soaring to 37 Degree Centigrade over the past two days.
This is the latest in a series of other extreme weather events across Europe in recent weeks. A heat-wave brought record June temperatures to several countries.

Golf ball-sized hail has been reported in parts of the south of France and Italy and there were forest fires in Sicily yesterday, including in popular beach resort areas. 

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 16 (Jul) Midday News 16 (Jul) News at Nine 16 (Jul) Hourly 16 (Jul) (2300hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 16 (Jul) दोपहर समाचार 16 (Jul) समाचार संध्या 16 (Jul) प्रति घंटा समाचार 16 (Jul) (2305hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 16 (Jul) Khabrein(Day) 16 (Jul) Khabrein(Eve) 16 (Jul)
Aaj Savere 16 (Jul) Parikrama 16 (Jul) Lok Ruchi Samachar 14 (Jul)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 16 (Jul) Samayki 16 (Jul) Sports Scan 16 (Jul) Spotlight/News Analysis 16 (Jul) Samachar Darshan 14 (Jul) Radio Newsreel 16 (Jul)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 11 (Jul) Surkhiyon Mein 11 (Jul) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 10 (Jul) Vaad-Samvaad 16 (Jul) Money Talk 16 (Jul) Current Affairs 12 (Jul)