State of emergency for the whole of Chania Prefecture


The regional authority declared a state of emergncy for the whole of Chania Prefecture. The storm that lashed the west side of the island caused landslides and severe damage to the national and local road networks, and interupted transport services actoss the prefecture.

Schools across the prefecture were closed and the authorities recomend to the public to use caution when travelling and to avoid uneccessary journeys.

Photos from the local press here