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Whirlwind damage estimated at €1.4m

October 24, 2018 at 8:14am
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Cabinet will on Wednesday discuss a €2000 first installment as compensation following Sunday’s whirlwind in Ayious Trimithias which left a a trail of destruction it its wake.

The overall damage to property is estimated at €1.4m,  according to an assessment by the Interior Ministry.

On a message on Twitter, Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides gave a breakdown of the damage from the whirlwind on private property in Ayious Trimithias and Paliometoho as follows:  165 houses, 3 agricultural warehouses, 2  companies, 4 factories. Total damage €1.424 m.

Many of the properties are insured. A final decision on compensation will be decided on the basis of socio-economic criteria.

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