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Evading the Heatwave at the Lush Oasis of the National Garden in Athens

With temperatures rising as high as 41 degrees this week in Greece, locals and tourists alike can find some respite at the National Garden in the center of Athens. Located just next to the parliament in Syntagma Square, this green...

Heatwave Expected Across Greece, Starting this Weekend

The Greek Meteorological Service has issued a warning for extremely high temperatures across the country, starting this weekend through mid next week. The temperatures are expected to reach as high as 41C in the western part of Greece. The hot...

Greek Archaeological Sites to Shut Down Midday During Heatwave

Archaeological sites with extended summer visiting hours will be shut down in the middle of the day as of Wednesday, and for as long as the heatwave lasts, the Ministry of Culture said. "Due to the expected heatwave, as of...

New Heatwave to Hit Greece in the Next Days

Greeks and tourists alike will have to endure a second heatwave in the space of 10 days as temperatures will reach 41 degrees Celsius. According to the National Meteorological Agency (EMY), the heatwave is expected to hit Greece on Tuesday...

Asphalt Melts, Tourists Take Cover as Greece Sizzles in Heatwave

Temperatures in Greece were expected to soar on Friday and over the weekend in the first heatwave to hit the country this summer. The forecast points to 42-43 degrees Celsius on Friday and Saturday, the first day of July, and...

Extremely High Temperatures in Greece Brings Back Memories of 1987 Killer Heatwave

Meteorologists warn that temperatures through Sunday will exceed 43 degrees Celsius, reaching the hottest summer temperatures of the past 10 years in Greece. Greek authorities warn citizens to remain in cool places and avoid going out in the open unless...

Heatwave Hits Greece Monday and Tuesday

According to the National Meteorological Agency (EMY), Greece is expected to experience a mini-heat wave lasting from Monday until Tuesday. Temperatures are expected to reach 38-39 degrees celsius with northern winds remaining mild throughout the country, and reaching stronger speeds...

First Heatwave of Summer to Hit Greece in the Next Days

The first heatwave of the summer to hit Greece is expected within the next few days country with temperatures reaching 39C. The heatwave will initially hit Western Greece with temperatures escalating to 34C. On Wednesday temperatures will reach 36C-38C and on...