In Athens and Piraeus, when it rains, it pours!

Get ready for more torrential rain and flooding, says the weather bureau. After a week of sunshine, we’re in for another weekend of splashing through flooded streets. Meanwhile, the Olympic Games are only 1,006 days and nights away, with more flooding in winter months when the Olympic projects should be going full speed ahead. Tsochadzopoulos said the State plans to take an active role in limiting the damage. One way of countering the decline in inbound tourist traffic is to stimulate domestic demand.

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