Greece travel WARNING - Britons told to ‘stay indoors’ amid wildfires ...

Greece has been hit with a blaze of forest fires whose impact are so severe, travellers are being urged to “remain indoors and switch off air conditioning.” The stark warning could marr UK travellers' dream summer vacation should they be cooped up inside as authorities tackle the raging blazes. The warnings to remain indoors even extend as far as Athens - despite the initial blazes starting in the Psachna region. Yet the series of warnings over the weekend, and continuing into this week, have been issued by the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) should, be taken seriously.

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Greek authorities so far have been forced to evacuate tourists from the island of Elafonisos as a powerful wildfire spread from a landfill site.

Strong winds then pushed it through the island as the terrifying scenes unfolded.

Greek authorities have issued a level 5 red alert for the island of Elafonisos in the Pelaponessus region of Greece.

Today, the FCO updated Travel advice for Britons and stated: “Information on wildfires that are ongoing in the Psachna area of the island of Evia (north of Athens) and in the Corianthiakos Bay area of Thiva (north-west of Athens) - is smoke from the fire on Evia is also affecting Athens.

“Local authorities have advised that anyone with breathing

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