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Storm Ballos Batters Athens with Power Outages, Flooded Streets

The weather front named Ballos slammed into Athens on Thursday, causing power outages in several parts of the capital and flooding streets. Torrential rain forced the Greek authorities sent out an emergency alert message warning citizens not to venture outdoors unless...

Especially Cold Winter Predicted as Fuel Crunch Intensifies

Energy traders -- and all the consumers who are looking at their wallets as the energy crunch intensifies in Europe -- are apprehensive about the oncoming winter months; unfortunately, an especially cold winter is predicted this year by meteorologists. Disturbances...

Greece Split in Half: Snow in the North, Warm in the South

Greece has been split in half since Saturday in terms of its weather conditions, with snow in the north and warm temperatures in the south.

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...

Coronavirus Cases Jump to 1,121 in Greece Tuesday

A total of 1,121 cases of Covid-19 were diagnosed in Greece on Tuesday, spiking sharply yet again as the country was blanketed with a thick layer of snow. The cases diagnosed on Tuesday represent 423 more than those recorded in...

Winter Storm Provides Rare Glimpse of Snowy Athens

The Winter storm "Medea" left Athens, including the city's ancient sites, blanketed in snow on Tuesday. Featuring a thick layer of white, fluffy snow, the Greek capital's famed monuments and neighborhoods have taken on a new beauty which only adds...

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...

Snow Blankets Athens Causing Traffic Havoc

A thick layer of snow covered Athens on Monday night creating havoc in the Greek capital.

Snowfall Shuts Down Main Highway as Freezing Temperatures Grip Greece

Heavy snowfall which has made driving conditions very hazardous led Greek authorities on Monday morning to close the Athens-Thessaloniki highway just north of the Greek capital. The northern suburbs of Athens, particularly Drosia, Dionysus, and Agios Stefanos, have already recorded...

Cold Front “Medea” Approaches Athens, Leaves Northern Greece Snowy

After touching down in northern Greece on Saturday, the cold front Medea has continued to bring down temperatures across the country on Sunday. The cold front, which has blanketed much of northern Greece in snow, originated as cold masses of...