“Genesis” Weather Front Damages Crops, Floods Roads Across Greece
Damaged crops, flooded roads, and hundred of rescue calls from civilians were caused by the "Genesis" weather front in Greece.
Greece Braces for Storms as “Genesis” Weather Front Closes In
Authorities in Greece warn of extreme weather conditions starting on Thursday that have been given the name "Genesis." The Climate Crisis and Citizen Protection Ministry urges people to exercise great caution and avoid unnecessary movement outside when the storm is...
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...
Summer Rainstorm Causes Torrential Rains in Greece
A major summer storm hit Greece, particularly Attica, where Athens is located, on Friday afternoon, battering the country with heavy rains. The rainstorm seemed to come out of nowhere on Friday afternoon, as sunny, clear blue skies suddenly turned grey...
Storm "Ianos" Will Bring Severe Weather to Greece Through the Weekend
A series of storms, named "Ianos," will begin affecting Greece starting on Thursday. The region of Attica will be especially hard hit by these first major rainstorms of autumn. The weather pattern stems from storms brewing in the central Mediterranean...
Meteorologists Issue Warnings for Severe Thunder and Hail Storms from ''Victoria''
The storm dubbed ''Victoria'' arrived in Greece at noontime Tuesday, initiating a series of adverse weather phenomena, beginning with the Ionian islands and western parts of the Greek mainland. Meteorologists from the ''Meteo'' service of Athens' National Observatory issued a...
Greece Braces for Severe Storms After Heat And Wildfires
Following a long period of extremely high temperatures and strong winds, which contributed to the spread of devastating wildfires on Evia, Greece is preparing for an autumnal change in the weather, beginning on Friday night. According to a forecast issued...
White Blanket Covers Athens As Hailstorm Hits the Capital (video)
Hailstorm and torrential rainfall hit many parts of Athens on Monday afternoon, as adverse weather conditions continue to affect wide swaths of the country. The nation has experienced inclement, and at times severe, weather for the past week. The hailstorm...
Heavy Rain, Snow and Gale-Force Winds Sweep Greece
Heavy rain and storms, accompanied by hail, arrived on Greek shores in the early hours of Friday morning, beginning in western Greece and the Peloponnese and spreading to the eastern mainland, Attica and Evia. The national meteorological service EMY said...
Winter Weather Brings Sizable Hail to Blanket Zakynthos! (Photos)
From the Peloponnese region from Greece's mainland to the surrounding islands, many cities throughout Greece saw sizable amounts of large hail pour out of the skies over the weekend. In particular, roads on the Greek island of Zakynthos became slippery with the freezing...