Greece jellyfish warning for UK tourists

Vast blooms of jellyfish can clog fishing nets as well as deter people from swimming in the sea

Source: BBC

The UK Foreign Office has updated its travel advice for Greece, warning that jellyfish blooms have been reported and for people to heed local advice.

Officials have already issued warnings about jellyfish in Mediterranean coastal waters for France and Italy.

But local marine biologists said this year’s increase was “no different” from other years and that the blooms consisted of non-stinging species.

They added that they were monitoring the situation very closely.

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