Ionian village suffers minimal damage from hurricane Ionas in Greece

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Ionian village suffers minimal damage from hurricane Ionas in GreeceThe storm has been referred to as a “medicane,” a Mediterranean hurricane, and has created extensive destruction in the Ionian

Late last week a rare and powerful hurricane, Ionas, caused tremendous damage in western Greece. The storm has been referred to as a “medicane,” a Mediterranean hurricane, and has created extensive destruction in the Ionian. Heavy rain and 75 m.p.h winds tore up some of the area’s most scenic and popular beaches and islands. 

The current status reported from the on-site staff in Greece is that all is normal. Heavy rains and strong winds affected the entire area, but at this time, very minimal damage has been reported at the camp beyond a few downed trees and branches.

Zakynthos, Kephalonia, and other islands in the region faced more significant damage and loss of power. Business owners are reporting shattered storefronts and flooding. Residents and tourists were asked to stay indoors.  

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