Evia flooding reopens government's summer wounds

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Fires, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Photo by Panayiotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayiotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

Flooding on the island of Evia over the weekend indicates that the government has not yet been able to put behind it the fallout from this summer’s wildfires, which cost New Democracy and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis some points in the opinion polls that have been published since September.

Experts had warned about the danger of floods on Evia this winter following the devastating fires in August, which left much of the northern part of the islands deeply scarred. Government spokesman Yiannis Economou said that efforts have been made to re...

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