Loads were affected as a ‘Medicane’ hit several countries causing disruption and chaos. In late September, there were several reports of a hurricane (also known in this situation as a medicane), set to hit several countries, such as Greece and Italy. This ‘medicane’ brought heavy rainfall and strong winds through these countries from the Mediterranean Sea. The weather centre gave several severe weather warnings to all those
Ruaraidh Gilmour | World Editor This summer I went on holiday to a small island close to Rhodes, Halki. It has a population of 400 and like Greece it has been struggling with the economic crisis the country has recently been undergoing. In extreme cases some islanders have had to leave in search of work on neighbouring Rhodes.