Samaria gorge to shut down on Friday following heavy rainfall

The popular Samaria gorge at the region of Chania on Crete will remain closed on Friday, due to serious damage by the severe weather conditions that prevailed earlier on Thursday, the Chania Forest Directorate  said in an announcement on Thursdsay.

The heavy rainfall that hit the region on Thursday created a series of problems in the area overall.

Rainfall in the city of Chania reached 48 mm, in Akrotiri 70mm and in the Samaria gorge 39mm.

Source ANA-MPA
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