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Russia’s Military Dolphins May Have Escaped, Intelligence Analyst Says

Severe weather hit the Black Sea this week, causing significant damage along the coast. One notable impact was on the harbor of Sevastopol in occupied Crimea, where the Russian navy housed its military dolphins. The storm left the pens holding...

Record-Breaking Temperature on Crete Sets New European High

On Saturday, the island of Crete, Greece, basked in an unusual November heatwave, setting a new pan-European temperature record. Weather data from the National Observatory of Athens revealed that the town of Sisi Lasithiou witnessed a high of 35.1...

Severe Weather in Greece Causes Extensive Damage Across the Nation

Severe weather conditions have been wreaking chaos in various parts of Greece since the early hours of Saturday. The storm, characterized by gale-force winds and heavy rains, led to a number of problems including, but not limited to, falling trees,...

Greece Battered by Heavy Rainfall and Lightnings During Storm “Eva”

The first winter storms of the season have been battering Greece since Saturday, causing streets to flood as a result of the heavy rainfall.

Greece Braces for First Winter Storms

The National Meteorological Service (EMY) of Greece issued an emergency notice of severe weather conditions on Thursday as the country braces for winter storms. A severe weather system called ''EVA'' is expected to create a barometric low in northern Italy...

“Diomedes” Weather System Brings Snow, Heavy Rain to Greece

The weather system named "Diomedes" brought heavy snow and torrential rain to many parts of Greece on Wednesday, with meteorologists warning that the severe weather will continue on Thursday. Ships in the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio are docked...

Kentucky Woman Shelters 26 People After Tornado

As Kentucky reels from a string of vicious tornadoes that tore through the state, one resident has begun hosting 26 people from five different families in her home as they process the tragedy. Reina Guerra Perez, of Mayfield, Kentucky, had...

Intense Storms Cause Flooding, Bridge Collapse in Western Greece

Greece is facing severe weather this weekend causing widespread flooding and serious infrastructure damage in the western parts of the country. The intense weather phenomena hit particularly hard Epirus and Thessaly, however, they also affected Etoloakarnania, Achaia and the Ionian...

Greece Declares State of Emergency in Evia, Thessaloniki Due to Storm Thalia

The Greek government has declared a state of emergency on the island of Evia and civil protection measures in Macedonia following the devastating storms over the weekend which resulted in eight fatalities and destroyed property and crops, according to...

Greece Braces for Heavy Rain from Storm System 'Orestes' Arriving on Monday

A new storm system that the Meteo weather service at the National Observatory of Athens has dubbed 'Orestes' is approaching Greece from the Ionian Sea, bringing heavy rain to most parts of the country on Monday. The weather will start to...