Bulgaria issues Greece travel advisory over ‘cyclone Xenophon’

Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry issued on September 28 a travel advisory for Greece, warning travellers to expect extreme weather events in Bulgaria’s southern neighbour.

Cyclone Xenophon is forecast to bring strong winds and heavy rainfall in southern Greece, including the Peloponnese peninsula and Crete.

At the weekend, the cyclone is expected to move eastward and cover the region of Attica and Athens, as well as Euboea, the Cyclades and Dodecanese islands.

An interdiction is in place for ships to leave the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio in the Attica regions, the ministry said.

Bulgarian nationals residing or travelling through the affected areas should take precautions and follow any safety directions issued by local authorities, the ministry said.

Should they require assistance, the ministry advised Bulgarian nationals to contact the embassy in Athens.

(Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Photo: mfa.bg)



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