extreme weather phenomena
Flash Floods Destroy Villages on Crete; Two Dead
Flash floods on Crete have destroyed entire areas of the island while two persons lost their lives according to the Greek Fire Department and local media reports. The severe storms that struck the island Friday and Saturday have led to...
“Medicane” Cyclone to Hit Greece Over the Weekend
Meteorologists in Greece and Italy are predicting a Mediterranean cyclone to hit both countries this weekend. Some have already called it a "Medicane," a word that comes by combining the words Mediterranean and hurricane. According to Greek meteorologist Klearchos Marousakis,...
Mid-Summer Rainfall in Greece Today
We may be in the middle of the summer, but a shift in weather is expected today, with heavy rainfall and thunderstorms expected today in most parts of Greece. The change in weather started yesterday, when Thessaloniki experienced heavy rainfall...