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Greece Braces for Worst Heatwave in Years; Emergency Measures Announced

Greece is preparing for one of the worst heatwaves in history, and the authorities are ramping up their efforts to address potential disruptions.

Massive Heat Waves, Climate Change Daunt Scientists

Heat waves and overall climate change has scientists around the globe sounding the alarm and call for the necessity of immediate measures

Greece Braces for First Heatwave of the Summer

Greece is bracing for the first heatwave of the summer as meteorologists warn that daytime temperatures will climb over 40 Celsius (104F)

Heatwave to Blaze Through Greece Over Easter

A heatwave is expected to hit Greece over the Easter period, with temperatures peaking at 38°C (100°F) on Sunday in some parts of the country. 

Greece Split in Half: Snow in the North, Warm in the South

Greece has been split in half since Saturday in terms of its weather conditions, with snow in the north and warm temperatures in the south.

Figs Grow as Winter Heatwave Rages on in Greece

Figs, an iconic summertime fruit in Greece, have begun to grow again near the city of Nafplio in the Peloponnese, flourishing in this winter's record-breaking high temperatures. With weather so warm that Greeks have been flocking to the beach in...

Greece Braces for October Heatwave

Greek meteorologists say a mini heatwave will hit the country starting on Friday with temperatures exceeding 35 degrees Celsius (95 Fahrenheit). According to latest available forecast data of the National Observatory of Athens/, the unusually high temperatures for the season...

Greece Sizzles in Unusual Late Summer Heatwave

Although August is coming to a close and fall is approaching, Greece is now facing two days of broiling temperatures. Most of the country will see extremely high temperatures raging from 38 degrees Celsius (100 degrees Fahrenheit) to 40 degrees...

Cooler Temperatures Expected as Heatwave Set to Subside During Midweek

The scorching temperatures that have been recorded in Greece since last Friday are set to moderate beginning on Thursday, according to the latest forecast issued on Monday by the National Observatory of Athens' Meteo department. Most areas across Greece have experienced temperatures reaching...

Thermal Imaging Camera Captures Athens Buildings During Heatwave (video)

As temperatures in Athens, on Friday, flirted with the 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) a drone equipped with a thermal imaging camera captured the heat in the buildings of the Greek capital. Meteorologists warned of even higher temperatures on Saturday across...