The train service between Larissa and Rapsani in central Greece is due to resume on Monday, the railroad's manager has said.
Hellenic Train said that damage caused on that stretch of the rail network by a devastating storm in September has been repaired, allowing the connection between Thessaly's regional capital and wine country to go back into operation.
A three-month old baby was killed in a traffic accident in the city of Volos, central Greece on Saturday night. A motorcycle driven by a young man hit and dragged the pedestrian who was holding the infant.
According to the information, the motorcyclist was maneuvering while the infant's grandfather, who was holding the baby in his arms, was trying to cross the street.
The city of Volos and the villages of Mount Pelion in central Greece were hit by severe floods on Tuesday afternoon. Furthermore, as early as Tuesday, or possibly even before, staying informed about areas at risk from upcoming severe storms could have been as simple as tuning in to weather reports on television.
Authorities in the city of Volos and its prefecture of Magnessia, including the popular tourist region of Mount Pelion, in central Greece, were struggling to remove the debris and restore water supply following a two-day deluge that flooded the city and caused landslides in various parts of the prefecture.