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Unprecedented Heatwave in Greece Claims First Victim

A Greek man died of heatstroke on Friday as a new heatwave is gripping Greece with temperatures forecast to rise up to 45°C (113°F) over the weekend. According to an official announcement by the Chalkida General Hospital in central Greece,...

Unprecedented Warm Winter in Greece and Europe Puzzles Scientists

Greece and the rest of Europe have been experiencing unprecedentedly warm temperatures well above winter averages thus far this season. In Greece, the unseasonable “spring” weather—with temperatures averaging three to four degrees above normal—will last until the end of next...

While the US Is in Deep Freeze, Greece Basks in Warm Sunshine

While the severe Arctic freeze continues to pummel the US and Canada, Greece basks under unseasonal warm sunshine with temperatures reaching 20° Celsius (68° Fahrenheit). At least thirty-eight deaths have now been linked to the freezing weather in North America....

Extreme Heat Melts Airport Runway in the UK

On Monday, Luton Airport halted flights due to the excessive heat which damaged parts of its runway adding further tension to an already tumultuous travel season. This among other parts of the UK are literally melting due to the...

UK Declares National Emergency as Record Temperatures Predicted

On Friday, weather forecaster office of the UK declared a national emergency as record red 'extreme heat' temperatures were predicted for most parts of England for Monday and Tuesday of next week. "Exceptional, perhaps record-breaking, temperatures are likely on Monday,...

Heatwave to Hit Greece with Temperatures Reaching 41°C

A heatwave will hit Greece this week with temperatures reaching a scorching 40° to 41° Celsius (105.8°F) the National Meteorological Service’s emergency bulletin said on Monday. On Wednesday, temperatures will reach 38° to 39° Celsius on the mainland and 35°...

Greece Expects Summer Weather During Holy Week and Easter

Greece will enjoy summer weather on Holy Week and Easter, the Meteo weather service of the National Observatory of Athens said on Monday.

Greece Braces for New Heat Wave This Weekend

Greece's National Meteorological Service issued a warning for unusually high temperatures throughout the country in the coming days. In Attica, the highest maximum temperature values ​​will be noted for two days, Monday and Tuesday and are projected to reach 38 to...

Sweltering Temperatures Expected to Sweep Across Greece This Weekend

This weekend is expected to be an extremely hot one in Greece, as temperatures are set to rise over the next several days, according to meteorologists. Greece's National Meteorological Service (EMY) and the Meteo team from the National Observatory of...

Heatwave With Temperatures Up to 41°C to Hit Greece and Southern Europe

A new phase of very high temperatures is expected to become the main characteristic of weather across Greece and most parts of southern Europe from Wednesday, July 3. In some cases, the temperatures will be as high as 40-41 degrees...