Greece floods death toll rises to 20 with discovery of body

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AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis A view of the harmed cemetery of Mandra town, west of Athens, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Greek authorities say three more individuals have actually been discovered dead from a flash flood that struck a district west of Athens, raising the total death toll to 19.

Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017|1:07 p.m.

ATHENS, Greece– Authorities in Greece state that the body of an 83-year-old male has been discovered in the Athens residential area of Mandra that was struck by flash flooding, raising the total death toll to 20.

The body was removed from debris on Sunday several kilometers from where the guy was last seen. He had actually gone searching when the lethal flash flood struck Wednesday.

2 people are still missing. The government has stated an emergency in areas in central and northern Greece hit by heavy rains recently. There were no casualties in those areas.

More heavy rain fell Sunday throughout Greece and the bad weather condition is expected to continue Monday.

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