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Authorities on Heightened Alert for Wildfires after Warning for Gale-Force Winds Issued

The Hellenic National Meteorological Service (HNMS or EMY) issued a weather warning on Friday for very strong winds which will affect several areas of the country, increasing the risk of wildfires. More specifically, the warning covers the areas of the...

"Eurydice" Flood the Third Worst in Attica History, Experts Say

The flash flood caused by Eurydice storm that devastated west Attica, with 16 confirmed dead so far, was the third worst flooding disaster recorded in Attica; in terms of the number of victims, experts say. According to Dr. Kostas Lagouvardos...

Greece Set to Experience Rare Rex Blocking Phenomenon

Greece is about to experience a rare meteorological phenomenon known as Rex Blocking. The last time that it experienced the unusual weather experience was on October 3, 1991, when temperatures fell to 16 degrees centigrade within one or two...