Rescuers try to retrieve a vehicle pushed by flood waters into the sea along the beach of the resort of Agia Pelagia, on the Greek island of Crete following flash floods on Saturday. Photo: AFP
Rescuers try to retrieve a vehicle pushed by flood waters into the sea along the beach of the resort of Agia Pelagia, on the Greek island of Crete following flash floods on Saturday. Photo: AFP

Man drowns as storms batter Greek island of Crete, causing widespread flooding

  • The man’s car had been swept away by raging waters in the town of Agia Pelagia. A woman who was reportedly in the same vehicle is missing, it was reported
  • Authorities said they were investigating more reports of missing people

Rescuers try to retrieve a vehicle pushed by flood waters into the sea along the beach of the resort of Agia Pelagia, on the Greek island of Crete following flash floods on Saturday. Photo: AFP
Rescuers try to retrieve a vehicle pushed by flood waters into the sea along the beach of the resort of Agia Pelagia, on the Greek island of Crete following flash floods on Saturday. Photo: AFP
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