It struck the Ionic Islands and western Peloponnese on Friday, before hitting other parts of the country on Saturday.
“We are dealing with a total disaster,” a resident of Farzala told state television.
Authorities have identified two people who were killed in the floodwaters after an elderly woman was found dead and a 63-year-old shepherd was swept away by floodwaters in a flooded house in the Thessaly region.
A missing woman ignored the instructions of firefighters and police not to enter a bridge over a river.
The Athens News Agency reported on Sunday that the body of a man had been found under a collapsed roof near Kardiza.
About 5,000 houses have been flooded in Kardashian since the storm’s heavy rains, where Prime Minister Kriakos Mitsotakis is expected to visit in the coming days. Sky News has published the news.
As of Saturday, the country’s fire service said it had received about 2,500 calls from residents stranded in central and western Greece. Emergency officials have rescued more than 600 people since the storm caused landslides.
Greece’s train operator, Drainos, said service connecting southern and northern Greece had been suspended due to the impact of the storm.
Water from the river bursting its banks damaged at least two bridges and several buildings, including a local health center in the town of Moussaki in Thessaly.
Some parts of the affected area were without electricity.
Strong winds blew through the storm’s landslide on Friday Sea foam.
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said the storm system is a hybrid between a tropical cyclone and a latitude storm.
“It’s a Mediterranean hurricane that brings in more wind and waves and rain and flooding.” WMO tweeted.
According to the agency, these hybrid storms will rain around a center with strong winds, and they will look like a hurricane.
But there are differences, usually the drugs are smaller than hurricanes and can only last 24 to 48 hours. These storms are also less severe, reaching only the strength of the most severe drugs a Type 1 hurricane.
“Activity historically peaks between September and January,” WMO said Said Friday. “Greece was last hit in 2018 by a strong drug.”
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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