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Athens, Greece Flooded by Torrential Rains
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Feb 22, 2013
Athens, Greece Flooded by Torrential Rains

Flooding today in Greece's capitol Athens was the worst seen in 50 years according to the Hellenic National Meteorological Service. This image shows the storm moving east after early morning downpours left commuters stranded, basements flooded and rivers running through Athens' streets. This image was taken by the NASA/NOAA Suomi NPP satellite's VIIRS instrument around 1115Z on February 22, 2013.

 
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Keywords:Greece, Athens, Flood, NPP, VIIRS, 2013.02.22
 

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