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Big Chill Envelops Greece in Mid-March

Greece's big chill continues on Friday as the country is under a cold snap with temperatures far below freezing Celsius, according to the Meteo weather service. Extremely low temperatures and deep frost were recorded on Friday morning, especially in the...

Snow Puts Greece in Lockdown

Greece is bracing for more snow on Tuesday as the second and most severe storm that is part of the new front, called “Elpis,” is in progress throughout the country. Snow is forecast to continue falling throughout eastern Greece, at...

Rare Snow Blizzard Causes Traffic Chaos in Athens

Heavy snow in Athens on Monday forced authorities to shut down several streets in the northern suburbs of the Greek capital, including parts of the main Athens-Thessaloniki highway. At the same time, trucks are not allowed on the old Athens-Thebes...

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...

Month of May Warmest in Greece for a Decade

The month of May was one of the hottest Spring months in Greece in the last decade, according to the National Observatory of Athens.

Greece Expects Summer Weather During Holy Week and Easter

Greece will enjoy summer weather on Holy Week and Easter, the Meteo weather service of the National Observatory of Athens said on Monday.

Warmest January in 50 Years Expected in Greece

Greece is forecast to experience some of its highest January temperatures of the last 50 years, the meteo weather service of the National Observatory of Athens said on Friday. Temperatures will be as much as 15 degrees Celsius higher than...

Snow Batters Europe, Sun Shines in Greece

Snow hit all over Europe last week, creating chaotic conditions for transport. Ice caused disruption on roads and rail services, while dozens of flights were cancelled. Several schools didn’t open their doors either, and commuting in many European cities...

Weather Forecast in Greece Looks Bleak, More Snow Expected

More snow and freezing temperatures are forecast for Monday with freezing to below freezing temperatures expected throughout Greece. The former capital city of Thessaloniki will see clouds and temperatures from -7 Celsius to -2C. Athens is expected to be cloudy with occasional snow and temperatures from...