As Crete locals begin to dig out from under the mud and silt washed seaward by torrential rains, the extent of the destruction becomes more clear.
The Hellenic National Meteorological Service (HNMS) has a severe thunderstorm warning in effect for western Crete this morning.
People of the Peloponnese Peninsula are gathering themselves after Zorba cut a swath through southern Greece. This morning reports of damage and flooding across Attica and other regions come on warnings from Greece’s civil protection agency. Zorba is expected to affect most of Greece and appears to have changed course again toward Turkey.
Thousands of sun-seekers have found anything but in Thailand this week, instead being caught up in cyclone-like weather that has caused severe floods throughout the country’s popular southern islands.