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Btragic scenario in Greece. The physique of a 55-year-old American vacationer was found on the island of Corfu on Sunday, bringing to a few the variety of overseas vacationers discovered useless in per week, whereas searches had been underway for 3 different overseas vacationers on different Greek islands, in keeping with native media.

Most of those vacationers had undertaken hikes underneath the blazing solar, whereas the heatwave was raging in Greece. The physique of the American, who was found at sea close to the port of Mathraki by a vacationer, have to be transferred to Corfu hospital for an post-mortem, reported the Greek Athens News Agency and public tv ERT.

According to Athens News Agency, the fifty-year-old was on trip in Mathraki. He was final seen by locals at a restaurant final Tuesday. This is the newest discovery of the physique of a overseas vacationer, after that of British tv star physician Michael Mosley, discovered useless on June 9 on the Greek island of Symi within the Aegean Sea after which that of a vacationer on Saturday Dutch on the island of Samos.

The physique of the 74-year-old Dutch vacationer was noticed on Saturday morning on the island of Samos by a fireplace brigade drone, mendacity in a ravine just a few hundred meters from the place he was final seen final Sunday, strolling with problem.

Heatwave “earliest ever recorded”

On Friday, two French ladies had been reported lacking from Sikinos, a small Cycladic island within the Aegean Sea. The two ladies, aged 73 and 64, had left their respective resorts to satisfy, in keeping with Greek media.

On June 9, British journalist and physician Michael Mosley, identified for his appearances on key British tv exhibits, was discovered useless on the island of Symi, a number of days after his disappearance on June 4.

READ ALSO Paris 2024 Olympics: researchers warn of a danger of heatwave worse than in 2003His lifeless physique was noticed by a crew from Greek public broadcaster ERT who had been filming the realm the place the 67-year-old man had disappeared. Michael Mosley had taken a stroll on the coast, within the warmth of the day.

According to meteorologists, Greece skilled the heatwave lasting at the very least three days – which for Greece means temperatures exceeding 38 levels – the earliest on report.


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