Following the expected weather conditions in the coming days, the Nature and Parks Authority issues a warning to the public, urging them to avoid trips in unshaded areas.
The authority's statement reads: "According to the meteorological forecast, on Thursday and Friday - 28-29.9 - heavy to extreme heatwaves will prevail in various areas."
Furthermore, it was clarified that there is an "absolute prohibition on lighting fires in nature reserves and national parks," and there is a "danger of wildfires." The authority emphasizes that "it is possible to hike in places where the hiking duration is short, the route is shaded, and there are places for rest and drinking." Additionally, "due to the conditions, hiking trails may be closed."
The authority reminds that "you can get updates about closed hiking trails on the internet site of the Nature and Parks Authority. For information about hikes, you can contact the Nature and Parks Authority information center at phone number 3639*. Regarding weather conditions, it is advised to check the website of the meteorological service and the different media channels."