Heat wave temperatures remained difficult on Monday, mostly in the southern Greece Where fire warnings remain in effect and national parks are closed to the public.
Six villages were evacuated after a massive fire broke out in the southern Peloponnese region on Sunday, but the situation has improved and the fire is spreading in areas where homes were threatened.
Forest fires continued to burn for the fifth day in the Dadia National Park, located in the north-east of the country.
Special operations firefighters were required to reach areas where firefighting arrangements were being made, but rapidly changing winds were hindering that effort. (AP) PY PY