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Watch a High-Speed Bike Ride Through Crete's Sandstorm (video)

A wave of dust blown from northern Africa has blanketed the Greek island of Crete, forcing residents to don masks as doctors warn vulnerable people to stay indoors. Blown across by freak weather conditions, the dust has turned Crete into...

Greek Weatherman Predicts Northern Snow, Southern Heatwave

A Greek meteorologist is predicting the country will be divided on Thursday, with a mini heatwave in the south and snow high up in the north. Giannis Kallianos, a regular on Greek television, used social media to claim that while...

Gales, Thunderstorms Threaten Parts of Greece

Parts of Greece, particularly the north and some island chains, are facing severe weather warnings. Greece's Meteoalarm service on Monday said Central Macedonia, East Macedonia, Epirus, the Ionian Islands, the North East Aegean Islands, Thrace, West Macedonia and West Sterea were all...

Greece Escapes Heavy Snows Seen in 2017

There was significantly less snow in Greece in early February compared with the same period in 2017, the meteo.gr service of the National Observatory of Athens said on Friday. An analysis of satellite showed that on Feb. 6 only 11,000...

Record Temperatures Hit Greece in 2017

Despite the winter blues plus the extreme winds which battered parts of Greece on Wednesday night, scientists say the country is, in fact, hotter than ever. Meteorologists at National Observatory of Athens have revealed their list of the most extreme...

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...