Schools in Zakynthos to remain closed on Tuesday after weekend downpour

Schools in Zakynthos will remain closed for a second day on Tuesday to avoid possible student accidents, the deputy prefect Lefteris Niotopoulos announced on Monday.

The island was hit by torrential rain which started over the weekend and resulted in the death of one man who went missing on Sunday, road closures and several flooded houses. Authorities also advised citizens to avoid unnecessary movements after sunset.