Category: World / February 22, 2013 10:54 AM EST
Athens experienced heavy rain which resulted in mass flooding. Over 800 homes were in danger and called the fire department for help. Rainstorms had continued for hours causing the severe flooding leaving cars over turned and flooding neighborhoods.
Cars became trapped by the raging water as trees were uprooted. There were reports of people being trapped in their cars, but tales of their narrow escapes were also told. Relief aid attempted to clear up the hazards by removing uprooted trees, bushes and debris that clogged street drains.
Video Courtesy Of Reuters