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10/05/24
« on: Friday, 10 May, 2024 @ 00:52:58 »
Kef fire risk 10/05/24: Low

Today’s bank rates:
1 €UR = £ 0.8897 GBP   £1 GBP = 1.1239 €UR
1 €UR = $ 1.1130 USD   $1 USD = 0.8975 €UR
1 €UR = $ 1.6849 AUD   $1 AUD = 0.5935 €UR
   
Based on National Bank of Greece exchange rates.   
Other banks likely to offer rates which may be marginally higher or lower.    
Banks and foreign exchange offices normally charge standard 2% commission.   
You may get a better rate changing your holiday money in advance at e.g. the
Post Office.   
NB: some f-ex agencies advertise "No Commission".    
Invariably, they deduct commission before they (don't) advertise the rate.   
Foreign exchange offices are businesses, not charities.
   
   
Ten day weather forecast for Kefalonia:   
This is an overall forecast, due to the mountainous terrain the weather can be very localised.   
Updated forecast @
weather.com   
   
Day, Date   Hi°/Lo°   Wind sp   Wet   Forecast   
Fri 10/05   23°/14°   19 km/h   13%   Starting cloudy then turning sunny    
Sat 11/05   22°/14°   09 km/h   38%   Thunderstorms possible   
Sun 12/05   23°/14°   15 km/h   24%   Mostly sunny    
Mon 13/05   23°/15°   17 km/h   06%   Mostly sunny    
Tue 14/05   22°/15°   13 km/h   13%   Sun & cloud    
Wed 15/05   25°/17°   16 km/h   05%   Sun & cloud    
Thu 16/05   28°/19°   17 km/h   03%   Sun & cloud    
Fri 17/05   28°/19°   20 km/h   02%   Sun & cloud    
Sat 18/05   27°/19°   16 km/h   02%   Sun & cloud    
Sun 19/05   26°/17°   18 km/h   02%   Sun & cloud    
   

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Re: 10/05/24
« Reply #1 on: Friday, 10 May, 2024 @ 01:01:44 »
Body of a 76 y-o foreign male recovered midday yesterday from the sea off Rethymnon beach, Crete.

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Re: 10/05/24
« Reply #2 on: Friday, 10 May, 2024 @ 01:04:36 »
Road traffic accident yesterday afternoon involving a private car and an artic. Two occupants in car taken to Argostoli hospital for check up.

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Re: 10/05/24
« Reply #3 on: Friday, 10 May, 2024 @ 01:21:15 »
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Greece qualifies for Eurovision 2024 final

Greece has qualified for the Eurovision 2024 final following a performance of the song ‘Zari’ by 37-year-old Marina Satti.

Satti performed during Thursday night’s second Eurovision semi-final which is taking place in Malmo, Sweden.
https://greekherald.com.au/news/greece-qualifies-for-eurovision-2024-final/


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Re: 10/05/24
« Reply #4 on: Friday, 10 May, 2024 @ 01:26:58 »
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37 afflicted by food poisoning after Easter celebration in Peloponnese

Thirty-seven residents of Andritsaina-Krestena municipality in Ilia, Peloponnese, suffered food poisoning on Easter Monday.
https://www.ekathimerini.com/news/1238341/37-afflicted-by-food-poisoning-after-easter-celebration-in-peloponnese/

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Re: 10/05/24
« Reply #5 on: Friday, 10 May, 2024 @ 06:18:08 »
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Skrekas: Inflation at Greek supermarkets near zero

Development and Competitiveness Minister Kostas Skrekas stated in an interview with Parapolitika radio on Thursday that the inflation rate for food in Greece has eased by approximately 40%, namely from a rate of 8.3% to a rate of 5% at present.

“Of course, we are not yet at the point we want to be, which is under 2%,” he admitted.
https://www.ekathimerini.com/economy/1238331/skrekas-inflation-at-greek-supermarkets-near-zero/




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Re: 10/05/24
« Reply #6 on: Friday, 10 May, 2024 @ 08:50:21 »
Road traffic accident yesterday afternoon involving a private car and an artic. Two occupants in car taken to Argostoli hospital for check up.

How was the polar bear?  :lol:

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Re: 10/05/24
« Reply #7 on: Friday, 10 May, 2024 @ 09:15:09 »
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Skrekas: Inflation at Greek supermarkets near zero

Development and Competitiveness Minister Kostas Skrekas stated in an interview with Parapolitika radio on Thursday that the inflation rate for food in Greece has eased by approximately 40%, namely from a rate of 8.3% to a rate of 5% at present.

“Of course, we are not yet at the point we want to be, which is under 2%,” he admitted.
https://www.ekathimerini.com/economy/1238331/skrekas-inflation-at-greek-supermarkets-near-zero/

He obviously hasn't been out shopping recently

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Re: 10/05/24
« Reply #8 on: Friday, 10 May, 2024 @ 15:17:45 »
Yesterday afternoon Ithaka Port Authority was informed of mechanical breadown to a sail boat south of Kioni. Two foreign passengers unharmed.

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Re: 10/05/24
« Reply #9 on: Friday, 10 May, 2024 @ 15:24:20 »
Water supply problem in Karavomylos this morning.