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Floods Affect Northern, Central Greece

Severe floods, brought about by Tuesday's heavy rainstorms, have caused widespread damage in the northern Greek region of Evros and Karditsa, in central Greece. Severe flooding in Evros As torrential rains battered much of the country on Tuesday, houses, roads, fields,...

Greek Ministry of Culture Responds to Flooding on Acropolis

In a statement released on Friday, the Greek Ministry of Culture responded to outcry over flooding that was reported on the Acropolis on Thursday after torrential rains battered Athens. Social media users argued that the controversial new cement paths constructed...

Waterspouts, Torrential Rains Hit Greek Islands

Heavy rains, waterspouts and other extreme weather phenomena, including flooding on Crete, were recorded around the Greek islands in the Aegean on Wednesday as much of the country experienced severe storms. Just past noon on Wednesday, a waterspout, also called...

Floods Cause Extensive Damage in Olympiada, Northern Greece

The village of Olympiada in the regional unit of Halkidiki in Central Macedonia, Greece suffered severe flooding on Friday due to the extensive amounts of rainfall which have fallen continually in the region over the last several hours. The area's...

Severe Weather Causes Extensive Property Damage Across Greece

Hours of thunderstorms and heavy rain have been reported in many parts of western Greece since early Friday, including many of the Ionian islands, causing floods and widespread disruptions to travel and communications. The weather front, according to the Meteo...

Severe Storms and Flooding Hit the Island of Crete (video)

The island of Crete has suffered a great deal of damage from the weather front which has swept through southern Greece since Thursday. Intense rainfall and storms have caused floods in the Chania region and many roads have been shut due...