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High Seas Flood Roads on Larisa Coast; Snow on High Ground

Strong winds and extreme bad weather on Saturday caused problems along the coast in Larisa, where high seas have at some points flooded the road network. Additional problems have been caused by torrents in the area, which have swelled due...

More Snow Expected in Greece This Week

The weather will deteriorate in Greece during the week, as a storm front makes its way across the country from the northwest, the Greek weather service EMY warned on Tuesday. A gradual deterioration is expected by Wednesday, with heavy rain...

Greek Woman Found Dead Buried in Snow

An elderly woman was found dead in snow on Saturday as a cold front sweeps across Greece. The 80-year-old victim went missing on Friday. Her body was found near her home in northern Peloponnese peninsula, southern Greece, according to local...

Snow-Covered Pitch Turns Greek Football Game into Farce (photos – video)

A football game for the Greek Cup between Lamia and Panathinaikos, descended into a farce on Thursday, as the pitch was covered with snow. The referee decided that the game should start as scheduled, despite the fact that the lines...

Meteorologists Say Greece Might Have A White Christmas

Snow has covered many parts of central and northern Greece, and meteorologists predict that temperatures will continue to plummet in the final stretch towards Christmas. In some areas of Thessaly and Macedonia, it has been snowing since Tuesday and snow...

First Snow Falls in Central, Northern Greece (video)

The first snow started falling on Mount Pelion in central Greece and on Mount Chortiatis near Thessaloniki, on Monday. Temperatures dropped across the country following weeks of unseasonably warm weather. In Pelion, the snow covered the village of Chania located on...

First Snow of the Season Falls on Parnitha Mountain

With temperatures dropping rapidly throughout Greece, the first snow of the season appeared on Parnitha mountain, north of the Greek capital. Footage from video cameras installed by the Bafi Refuge, at altitudes of 1,161 and 1,350 metres, and looking out...

Two New National Observatory Stations on Crete to Provide New Snow Data for Greece, southern Europe

Two fully equipped meteorological and snow-measurement stations on Crete, set up by researchers of the National Athens Observatory and SCiENTACT company, will allow Greece to provide continuous snow data for the first time. The first station was set up at...

Snow and Rain Wreak Havoc in Northern Greece, Peloponnese

More bad weather has impacted the northern Peloponnese and western Macedonia regions of Greece. In western Macedonia over 40 villages were faced with complete power outages Thursday following heavy overnight snowfall. Many villages in Kozani and Voiou are experiencing problems on Thursday with...

More Snow Hits Central and Northern Greece, Closing Schools and Roads

Central and northern Greece have seen more snowfall on Tuesday. Authorities have reported that the specific areas of Ioannina and Volos experienced heavy snow which accumulated and left many roads closed to traffic. Schools were closed throughout the central and...