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Floods Affect Northern, Central Greece

Severe floods, brought about by Tuesday's heavy rainstorms, have caused widespread damage in the northern Greek region of Evros and Karditsa, in central Greece. Severe flooding in Evros As torrential rains battered much of the country on Tuesday, houses, roads, fields,...

Greece’s Weather Set Records for Rain and Heat in 2020

Last year's weather broke records, not only for high temperatures but also for rainfall levels throughout Greece.

Greek Ministry of Culture Responds to Flooding on Acropolis

In a statement released on Friday, the Greek Ministry of Culture responded to outcry over flooding that was reported on the Acropolis on Thursday after torrential rains battered Athens. Social media users argued that the controversial new cement paths constructed...

Storm "Ianos" Will Bring Severe Weather to Greece Through the Weekend

A series of storms, named "Ianos," will begin affecting Greece starting on Thursday. The region of Attica will be especially hard hit by these first major rainstorms of autumn. The weather pattern stems from storms brewing in the central Mediterranean...

Severe Storms, Possible "Medicane" to Hit Greece Later This Week

Meteorologists predict a dramatic shift in our weather beginning on Thursday, from the current conditions featuring high temperatures and sunny skies to heavy rain and storms throughout the country. This sudden shift in the weather pattern is occurring just as...

Wintry Weather Expected to Affect Greece Before Spring Returns Again

A new cold weather front will affect Greece beginning on Tuesday evening and lasting until Wednesday evening, meteorologists said on Tuesday morning. Temperatures in most parts of the country will drop on Wednesday and winds will become stronger, according to...

Island of Crete Receives One Year's Worth of Rain in First Week of 2020

The latest storms which have swept across parts of Greece over the last several days brought extensive rainfall to many parts of the country, primarily in the eastern and southern mainland and the islands. According to the latest measurements from...

Weather Front ''Hephaestion'' Brings More Snow Across Large Parts of Greece

Another winter front has swept across Greece. The weather front dubbed ''Hephaestion,'' brought heavy snowfall, freezing temperatures, storms and strong winds in many parts of the country. The weather front will linger over Greece until Tuesday. More specifically on Sunday, the...

New Snowstorms Expected to Sweep Across Wide Swath of Greece

Greece's National Meteorological Service (EMY) on Friday issued two separate weather warnings for the next three days regarding severe weather and particularly strong winds which are expected to sweep across many parts of the country in the coming days. The severe...

After Brief Respite, Greece Braces for First Storm of 2020

Winter storm ''Zenobia'' might have begun to recede on Tuesday; however, a new cold snap is expected in the coming days, this time bringing more thunderstorms, freezing temperatures and snowfall to Greece. Most of the country began its New Year's Eve...