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Climate Change to Bring Even More Snow to Greece Says Scientist

After a major snowstorm paralyzed the country for three days, a top Greek scientist warned that Greece could expect more heavy snow in the future due to climate change. Dr. Christos Zeferos, Professor of Physics and Meteorology at the Academy...

Greek PM Apologizes for Blizzard Fiasco; Opposition Calls on Him to Resign

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis offered a "personal and sincere apology" on Wednesday to all citizens trapped on roads and a train during the blizzard that hit Athens and eastern Greece. Speaking during an emergency cabinet meeting, he acknowledged the...

Parthenon Covered in Snow as Rare Cold Front Hits Greece

The heavy snow which has been falling throughout Greece has now blanketed the Parthenon, the very symbol of Greece, in white. The stunning ancient temple was even more striking than usual on Monday, after heavy snowfall added its magic to...

Snow Storm Departs Athens, Leaving Suburbs in Darkness

The snow storm "Medea," which left Athens covered in snow Tuesday, passed through the city on Wednesday and is making its way toward Crete. The winter storm has left over 40,000 homes in Attica, especially in Athens' suburbs, without electricity...

Parts of Greece Left Without Power, Three Dead as Heavy Snow Storm Hits

While heavy snowfall across the country has resulted in beautiful, wintry scenes, it has also caused major problems in Greece, especially in Attica, the home to Greece's capital city of Athens. Many of Attica's residents, as well as those living...

Winter Storm Causes Canceled and Redirected Flights at Macedonia Airport, Road Closures

On Saturday morning, Thessalonikis's International Airport, "Macedonia" Airport, saw falling snow and low temperatures that caused mayhem in the form of flight redirects and cancellations, leaving travelers to find alternative modes of transportation in and out of Greece, including...