RT.com - 2/23/13
A woman is rescued from flood waters by a resident standing on top of her car during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens February 22, 2013. (Reuters/John Kolesidis)
Unusually heavy rains have caused floods in Greece and southern Italy with torrents of water strong enough to carry away vehicles. One woman died of shock after being trapped in her car surrounded by raging waters.
In Athens a woman in her 20s died of a heart attack prompted by a shock when she became trapped in her car by floodwaters. Another woman was rescued from her stranded vehicle as streams of water overturned several nearby vehicles.
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