PHOTOS & VIDEO: Extreme weather on Crete due to Mediterranean tropical-like cyclone. Major problems throughout the island
A rare meteorological phenomenon hits the island of Crete.
The barometric low with features of a tropical cyclone (medicane*) strikes the island.
Showers and strong winds in Chania caused major problems!
Souda and MAICh junction
National Road, Vamvakopolo
Agia Roumeli (photos by Christoph Becker)
*Medicanes are Mediterranean tropical-like cyclones, sometimes referred to as Mediterranean hurricanes.