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Spring Arrives in Greece at Last after Coldest March in 35 Years

Warmer weather arrived at last in Greece on Friday as the country experienced the coldest March in 35 years, meteorologists said. According to the National Observatory, temperatures reached 22-23 degrees Celsius in many parts on Friday and are expected to...

Greece Dusted With Snow on the First Day of Spring

Greece has been dusted with snow as temperatures across the country have dropped on Sunday, which is the first day of Spring. Sunday marks the Spring Equinox, when the Sun passes over the Equator, bringing with it roughly the same...

Heavy Snow Continues in Greece on Saturday

As the storm "Filippos" makes its way across the country, many regions across Greece have been blanketed in snow. The unlikely snowstorm is rare during this time of the year, when weather in Greece often begins warming up ahead of...

Winter Returns to Greece with Snowfall Forecast for Days

Greece is hit by heavy snow and frigid temperatures on Thursday as gusts of cold air are making their way to the country from Northern Europe. Storm "Filippos" brought snow even in Athens and several other regions of the country....

Mykonos Now Boasts Its Own Waterfalls

Mykonos has not only amazing beaches and intense nightlife, but it can also now boast of having its own waterfalls! Greece has seen storm after storm, with rain and heavy snow, march through the entire nation in the past several...

Fish Freeze to Death in Greece

Fish froze to death in Greece after the major snowstorm hit Greece earlier this week. Hundreds of thousands of farmed fish froze to death in the Richo Lagoon of Drepano Lake in northern Greece. The fish, which were largely seabream and...

Athens Snowstorm Worst in Fourteen Years

The snowstorm "Elpis," which brought about such a heavy snowfall that Athens was brought to a halt, was the worst such storm in the Greek capital in 14 years, according to data from the Hellenic National Meteorological Service. Elpis caused...

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...

Attiki Odos CEO Resigns After Athens Blizzard Fiasco

The CEO of Attiki Odos, the Athens ring road where thousands of people were trapped in their cars on Monday night following a blizzard, resigned on Tuesday. Vassileios Chalkias offered his resignation after the fiasco and Attikes Diadromes SA, the...