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ECHO Daily Flash of 25 October 2014

I. International
II. Europe

Greece - Earthquake (GDACS, Media)

  • A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck northern Greece early on 25 October, the country's earthquake observatory said, with no reports of victims or major damage.
  • The tremor struck at 3.16am, with its epicentre 20km from the northern town of Arta and 249km north-east of the capital Athens, according to the observatory.

Flood warning during the last 24 hours by National services (EFAS)

  • Croatia: Ongoing high discharges of Second Highest level (river Kupa, Una) and Second Lowest Level (river Sava) water levels are slightly increasing or stable.
  • Norway: Ongoing high discharges in river Fura at alert level 2. Warning issued for the 24th and onwards.
  • Sweden: Ongoing high discharges in Bohuslän north of Gothenburg at alert level 2. Warning issued for the 24th and onwards.

MeteoAlarm - as of 25 October, 8.00 UTC (EUMET - MeteoAlarm)

  • Coastal events, strong winds, snow ice in northern Finland - Orange Alert.
  • Thunderstorms in northern Greece - Orange and Red Alert.
  • High temperatures in parts of Madeira (Portugal) - Orange Alert.
  • Strong winds, heavy rain and snow ice most of Bulgaria - Orange and Red Alert.
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