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Greece Braces For “Dangerous Weather Phenomena” This Weekend

Residents of Greece were warned of "dangerous weather phenomena" as storm Bettina was approaching on Saturday from the Adriatic Sea.

Record-Breaking Temperature on Crete Sets New European High

On Saturday, the island of Crete, Greece, basked in an unusual November heatwave, setting a new pan-European temperature record. Weather data from the National Observatory of Athens revealed that the town of Sisi Lasithiou witnessed a high of 35.1...

Greece on High Alert as New Storms Approach

A meeting to prepare for a new wave of stormy weather in Greece took place at the Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Ministry on Sunday afternoon. All relevant ministries, local government authorities, security forces, and representatives of the National Meteorological...

Two Dead From Floods Following Torrential Rain in Central Greece

At least two people have lost their lives due to the floods in Greece. One man was found dead and hundreds of houses and roads were flooded in a the port city of Volos in Central Greece by Tuesday...

Greece Braces for Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms After Massive Wildfire

Heavy rain and thunderstorms are hitting parts of Greece on Monday after firefighters managed to contain the massive wildfire in Evros. The cold weather front, which will bring strong rains and winds as well as frequent thunderstorms, will take most...

Greece Prohibits Outdoor Work and Delivery Services During Peak Heatwave Hours

On Wednesday, Greece banned outdoor work and delivery services during the hottest hours of the day due to the ongoing heatwave. The restriction is in effect for the private sector between 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. and is applicable in...

Greece Braces for Snow, Cold Weather

A significant drop in temperatures is expected in Greece during the weekend, with cold weather that may bring snow at even low altitudes in eastern and southern parts of the country, including in Attica, according to the latest forecast...

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...