Extreme floods in Greece: The case of 1994

M. Mimikou, and D. Koutsoyiannis, Extreme floods in Greece: The case of 1994, U.S. - ITALY Research Workshop on the Hydrometeorology, Impacts, and Management of Extreme Floods, Perugia, Italy, doi:10.13140/RG.2.1.1945.8802, 1995.

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Several regions in Greece suffer from frequent and hazardous extreme floods and flash floods. In this paper an attempt is made to present the basic characteristics of the extreme floods occurred in October 1994 and which caused severe damages and loss of lives in Athens greater area and in the Thessaly plain.

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