The rain that Storm Daniel has dropped at elements of Greece is endless.
For these caught within the downpour, which has been torrential in locations, the phrase used time and again is “biblical”.
The rain comes after weeks of wildfires destroyed large areas of the nation.
We travelled by way of central Greece to the worst affected areas and located cities and villages reduce off by the rising floodwater.
Lots of the roads have been abandoned as individuals heeded authorities warnings to remain inside.
As we drove we noticed that swathes of the countryside have been slowly turning into inland seas because the rain continued to fall.
The deluge is unprecedented. And it’s inflicting chaos throughout the nation.
Many houses that we noticed as we ventured into the attention of the storm have been inundated.
Like many right here, Pavlos Christodouglou is preventing a shedding battle in opposition to nature.
He cannot pump the water out of his residence quick sufficient.
And because the rain beat down he advised me he’d by no means seen something like this earlier than.
“There’s been extra rain in 12 hours than within the final two years,” he stated.
In Volos, it’s a related image. The authorities say the horrible circumstances are one other signal of a deteriorating local weather disaster.
On the island of Skiathos, a spot usually of tranquil magnificence and calm at the moment of 12 months, holidaymakers have been caught – reduce off from the mainland with flights and ferries cancelled.
The hope is that the rain will ease within the subsequent 24 hours however for now a state of emergency stays in lots of locations.