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Greece Braces for More Snow, Sub-Zero Temperatures

Greece braces for more snow and sub-zero temperatures starting on Sunday evening, according to the National Observatory of Athens' Meteo service. The low barometric pressure will arrive from the west, in the third phase of the weather phenomenon "Leandros" that...

December Welcomed by Greece’s First Snowfall

The first snow of the holiday season fell in Northern Greece late Monday night, sprinkling towns outside of Thessaloniki and Komotini with a light layer of delicate flakes. While temperatures have begun to fall across the country, the air is...

Blanket of Snow Covers Northern Greece in Late May

Areas of northwestern Greece were covered in snow on Tuesday, as severe weather, bringing thunder, lightning and heavy rain slammed into several other regions of the country. Heavy snowfall in the the region of Zagori, near Ioannina, turned the landscape...

Central, Northern Parts of Greece Under Another Blanket of Snow in Late April

Several parts of central and northern Greece were covered by a thick layer of snow on Thursday as an unseasonable cold snap dealt another blow to the country. Social media users are posting photos of mountain villages near Kastoria, Larissa,...

Northern Greece Covered by Blanket of Snow on Holy Wednesday

Parts of northern Greece woke up under a blanket of snow on Holy Wednesday as a mid-Spring cold front descended upon the country from the north. Social media users posted videos and photos of the heavy snowfall in towns and...

Blanket of Snow Continues to Cover Large Parts of Mainland Greece

Many parts of northern and central Greece remain covered by a thick white blanket of snow, a highly unusual occurrence in April. This rare spring snow that arrived in Greece several days ago, continues to surprise those living in the...

Rare Spring Snow Blankets Large Parts of Northern Greece

Millions of Greeks from the northern parts of the country woke up on Thursday, April 2, only to see a completely white and wintry scene outside of their houses, amid the strict coronavirus lockdown. Not only mountainous villages but also...

Freezing Temperatures Ahead as Siberian Cold Expected to Sweep Across Europe

The currently unseasonably warm and sunny weather prevailing across Greece is expected to be followed by extremely cold temperatures which will make thermometers nosedive down to 18°C in the space of a few hours, beginning on Tuesday night. According to the...

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...

Low Temperatures Create Crete's Only Heart-Shaped Frozen Lake (video)

A drone video recently captured the wild beauty of Crete's region of Omalos in Chania, where the latest round of snow and low temperatures have created some stunning wintertime scenery. The artificial lake of OAK, at the heart of the...