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Waterspout, Flooding Hits Mykonos and Santorini

A waterspout and flooding hit the islands of Mykonos and Santorini on Tuesday as bad weather has spread to most parts of Greece. Footage by mykonoslive-tv shows an impressive waterspout forming off the coast of the cosmopolitan island. The video...

Severe Floods in Australia Leave At Least 13 People Dead

Severe floods in eastern Australia, the worst seen in the country in decades, have left at least 13 people dead since they began in late February. Rushing waters, which destroyed homes, businesses, and power lines across the country, forced tens...

Hail Storm Hits Santorini

A hail storm followed by extensive flooding hit Santorini on Thursday as severe weather is once again sweeping through Greece. Videos and photos uploaded on social media show a thick layer of hail on the streets of the island. In villages...

Greece Braces for Yet Another Snowstorm

Snowstorms, thunderstorms and gale-force winds are forecast for Greece this weekend, the Hellenic National Meteorological Service (EMY) announced on Friday. The weather is expected to deteriorate from Friday night and remain stormy until Sunday afternoon, with heavy rain and storms...

“Diomedes” Weather System Brings Snow, Heavy Rain to Greece

The weather system named "Diomedes" brought heavy snow and torrential rain to many parts of Greece on Wednesday, with meteorologists warning that the severe weather will continue on Thursday. Ships in the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio are docked...

Floods in Greece’s Peloponnese Claim One Life, Cause Widespread Damage

Floods that followed heavy rainfall in Greece on Friday left one person dead and widespread destruction in buildings and cultivated fields, local officials said. According to the Deputy Regional Director of Ilia, in NW Peloponnese, Vassilis Giannopoulos, the man who...

Tornados, Landslides Hit Western Greece as Weather Front Moves East

Several parts of western Greece were hit by tornados, landslides and heavy rain on Friday, causing damage to buildings and flooding on many roads ghtourghout the region. Tornado hits Zakynthos, Greece Particularly hard-hit was the Ionian island of Zakynthos. Several hotels...

Climate Change Report Warns of More Heatwaves, Sea Level Rise in Greece

As Greece experienced the worst fires the country has seen in the past weeks, torching forests and homes, the UN issued their climate change report with intense warnings about the rapid upward rise of global temperatures. With Greece recording ground...

Why The Risk of Floods Increases Exponentially After Forest Fires

After the onset of forest fires, many pray for rain to come, hoping it will extinguish the flames.

Scientists Say Moon “Wobble” Will Cause More Flooding

A recent scientific study found that changes to the moon's orbit would result in more frequent flooding incidents of coastal areas in the US.