US tourist dies in Greece as heat toll rises to three

Updated June 17 2024 - 10:55pm, first published 10:50pm
A heatwave has pushed temperatures to 39C in Athens and even higher in parts of central Greece. (AP PHOTO)
A heatwave has pushed temperatures to 39C in Athens and even higher in parts of central Greece. (AP PHOTO)

A 55-year-old American has been found dead on the Greek island of Mathraki, the third tourist death in a week following a period of unusually hot weather.

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