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Severe rainstorms eased but floodwaters were still rising in parts of central Greece Friday, while fire department and military helicopters were plucking people from villages inundated by tons of water and mud that have left six dead, six missing and many people clinging to the roofs of their homes.
BELGRADE - The Serbia men's national football team suffered a 2-1 home defeat to Hungary in a EURO 2024 qualifying match at the Rajko Mitic Stadium in Belgrade on Thursday evening.
Serbia took the lead through an Attila Szalai own goal in the 10th minute, but Barnabas Varga equalisaed in the 34th minute and Willi Orban netted the winner in the 36th minute.
Sunny weather will prevail in Western Bulgaria today. Over the eastern half of the country, the cloudiness will be more often significant, in places with very little rain. It will continue to blow moderately, in the southeastern regions - a temporarily strong northeast wind. The maximum temperatures will be between 24°C and 29°C, in Sofia - around 24°C.
Greek firefighters recovered the body of a man from a stream in central Greece on Thursday, bringing the country's death toll from floods to four after severe rainstorms turned streets into raging torrents, hurled cars into the sea and washing away roads and bridges. Another six people were missing.
"Bulgaria has started equipping the coast guard with missiles". This was announced by Prime Minister Nikolai Denkov, specifying that the goal is "that no one dares to approach our Black Sea cities". The Prime Minister said this during the form in which he answers questions put to him by users on Facebook.
In Greece, they expect the unprecedented bad weather to begin to subside today. The floods in the country claimed three lives. Turkey reported seven dead.
In the area of the Black Sea resort of Ineada in the district of Kirklareli bordering Bulgaria, rivers overflowed and many bungalows and caravans were swept into the sea. Five of the victims are in this area, two are in Istanbul.
It will be sunny in most of the country. There will be more significant temporary increases in cloudiness mainly over southern Bulgaria and in separate places there will be rain, mostly light.
A weak easterly wind will blow, in the south-eastern part of the country - a moderate north-easterly wind. The maximum temperatures will be between 25°C and 30°C, in Sofia 25°C.