February 8, 2023

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Thessaloniki plunged into darkness, people stuck in elevators

Thessaloniki was left without electricity this morning, leading to chaos on the roads with no traffic lights out and numerous calls to emergency services for rescue from stalled elevators.

Since the morning of January 17 in the central and eastern regions of Thessaloniki, large-scale power outages due to a malfunction. By message GrTimes, the cause of the breakdown is still unknown, and traffic lights that stopped functioning led to serious problems on the roads of the city. More than 15 calls were received by the fire department from people stuck in elevators. Left without electricity:

26ης Οκτωβρίου, Αγία Τριάδα, Αγίας Σοφίας, Αγίου Δημητρίου, Αριστοτέλειο Πανεπιστήμιο, Αριστοτέλους, Εγνατίας, Εθνικής Αμύνης, Ιπποκράτειο, Λευκός Πύργος, Λεωφόρος Νίκης, Λιμάνι, Μοναστηρίου, Παλαιός Σταθμός, Παλιά Σφαγεία, Παπάφειο, Περιοχή ΧΑΝΘ, Ροτόντα, Σιδηροδρομικός Σταθμός, Τσιμισκή, Φιλίππου, Άνω Τούμπα, Κάτω Τούμπα, Μαλακοπή, Χαριλάου , Νέα Ελβετία, Ντεπώ, Παλιά Παραλία, Ανάληψη, Αγία Τριάδα, Περιοχή ΔΕΘ, Σαράντα Εκκλησιές, Άνω Πόλη, Βαρδάρης, Ξηροκρήνη, Κέντρο, Τριανδρία.

(October 26, Agia Triada, Agia Sophia, Agios Dimitrios, Aristotle University, Aristotle, Egnatia, Ethnikis Amύνης, Ippokratio, White Tower, Nikis Avenue, Port, Monastiriou, Old Station, Old Slaughterhouse, Papafio, HANT District, Rotunda, Railway Station , Tsimiski, Philipou, Ano Toumba, Kato Toumba, Malakopi, Harilau, Nea Elvitia, Nea Elvitia, Depot, Old Beach, Analipsi, Agia Triada, TIF area, Churches of Saranda, Ano Polis, Vardaris, Xirocrini, Center, Triandria).

ΔΕΔΔΗΕ promises that the problem will be fixed by 12:30 today.

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