Primary and secondary schools in Attica to remain shut Friday

Primary and secondary schools in Attica Region will remain shut on Friday, expanding on an order to shut down midday on Thursday due to the ‘Ballos’ storm’s torrential rains. More rain is expected to Saturday, according to the latest reports.

Region of Attica Director Giorgos Patoulis said the shutdown was for preventative reasons and to ensure the safety of students, especially during difficult transportation to and from home.