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Low Temperatures Create Crete's Only Heart-Shaped Frozen Lake (video)

A drone video recently captured the wild beauty of Crete's region of Omalos in Chania, where the latest round of snow and low temperatures have created some stunning wintertime scenery. The artificial lake of OAK, at the heart of the...

One Dead As Floods Cause Extensive Damage Across Crete (video)

Flooding from the winter storm "Oceanis" killed one person and extensive damage was recorded on bridges and roads in Crete as the extreme weather which began on Sunday continued to pummel the Greek island. The body of a 61-year-old farmer...

Widespread Search on Crete as Man Swept Away by Torrent

The men and women of Greece’s Fire Service, along with the special forces from the EMAK rescue team, launched a widespread search in Crete’s region of Chania on Monday morning. A 61-year old man went missing on Monday when his car...

Greece Braces for More Storms, Snow and Cold from New Weather System

Another round of severe wintry weather, including snow across many parts across Greece, is expected to hit the country between Tuesday and Thursday, the National Meteorological Service warned on Monday. The new cold front will bring heavy rainfall to parts...

Storm ''Ypatia'' Brings New Wave of Snow and Rain to Greece

A new storm system dubbed "Ypatia" began to affect regions all across Greece during the early hours of Wednesday, bringing storms, yet more snowfall, and extremely strong southerly winds to the nation. The third major storm system to hit the...

Many Greek Schools to Remain Closed Tuesday Due to Snow

The cold weather front "Telemachos", now approaching the shores of Greece, is expected to bring freezing temperatures and heavy snowfall even to the center of Athens from Monday evening, according to the Greek Meteorological Service. Fears of heavy snow is...

Greece Braces for Heavy Snowfall From Storm ''Sophia''

A new low-pressure weather system dubbed ''Sophia'' is heading south from the polar ice cap and is expected to reach most areas throughout the nation of Greece on Thursday. The new bout of wintry weather follows the storm named ''Raphael'',...