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Rain, Thunderstorms to Replace Heat Wave in Greece

As Greece has been hit by a heatwave in the past few days, rainfall and thunderstorms are forecast for Saturday night, bringing cooler weather in parts of the country. According to the National Meteorological Service, the wet front will hit...

Greece Braces For First Heat Wave of Season

Extremely high temperatures, unusual for late Spring, are forecast to prevail in Greece over the weekend, in some areas reaching as high as 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit), the weather service of the Athens National Observatory, meteo.gr, said...

Beaches Set to Reopen Throughout Greece

Excited sun worshippers throughout the nation of Greece are anticipating, perhaps as they never have before, the official opening of beaches throughout the country on Saturday, May 16. On Wednesday, the government received a plan from its Committee of Scientists...

Meteorologists Expect New Week-long Heat Wave to Hit Greece

Temperatures in Greece are expected to rise gradually, beginning on Wednesday, with meteorologists expecting a new heat wave by the weekend which could possibly last through August 15th. The Hellenic National Meteorological Service issued an emergency announcement that temperatures may...

Heat Wave Hits Greece with 40C Temperatures and Above

Hopes that the heat wave that grilled parts of northern and western Europe last week would slide away from Greece were squashed by the National Observatory of Athens, which warned of a heat wave hitting Greece. Warm air from Africa...

Heatwave in Greece Closes the Acropolis

Greek authorities decided to close the archaeological site of the Acropolis at 2 p.m. on Sunday, as the temperature on the bare rock climbed up to the 40-degree Celsius mark (104 ºF). The site will also be closing early on...

'Lucifer' to Affect Greece as of Sunday with Temperatures Reaching 41 Degrees

The new heat wave sweeping across parts of Europe, nicknamed Lucifer, is expected to affect Greece as of Sunday and through the week, with temperatures rising as high as 41 degrees, the National Meteorological Service said on Saturday. On Meteoalarm...

Temperatures in Greece Expected to Rise Over 40 Degrees Celsius Starting Sunday (video)

Another heat wave is expected to hit Greece starting this Friday, when temperatures will begin to rise into the high 30's. At the height of the heat wave, temperatures are expected to reach as high as 40 to 41 degrees...