Snow melts in Athens, political row over storm response heats up

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Disasters, New Democracy, SYRIZA
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

As the snow that fell in and around Athens on Tuesday began to melt on Wednesday, the political clash over responsibility for the aftermath of storm front “Medea” began to heat up.

Efforts were being made on Wednesday to restore electricity, and in some cases water supply, to around 30 areas of the Greek capital following the unusually high volume of snow that fell a day earlier. It is estimated that this was the heaviest snowfall...

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