Malakasa Evacuated, New Evacuation Order for Kapandriti, Polydendri

MALAKASA — The village of Malakasa was being evacuated on Friday as the raging Attica wildfire spread and started to threaten the area. A few minutes after the 112 messages to the villages of Kapandriti and Polydendri, a new emergency message via 112 was sent from the civil protection service: "If you are in Malakasa or in the settlement Sfendali evacuate now towards Oropos using the Athens-Oropos road".

Those in Polydendri and Kapandriti received yet another message on Friday, telling them to evacuate toward Varnava-Nea Makri via the Marathonas-Kapandriti road.


ATHENS - High temperatures are expected to prevail in Greece in the next three days starting from today (Thursday) and will continue on Friday, according the National Meteorological Service (EMY).

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