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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...

Storm “Leandros” Brings Snowfall to Greece

The storm "Leandros" is throwing everything it has on Greece, bringing snowfall and bitter cold to the Attica region and the majority of the country. Right after midnight, snow began to fall throughout Central Greece, mostly in Evrytania, western Fthiotida,...

New Snowstorms Expected to Sweep Across Wide Swath of Greece

Greece's National Meteorological Service (EMY) on Friday issued two separate weather warnings for the next three days regarding severe weather and particularly strong winds which are expected to sweep across many parts of the country in the coming days. The severe...

Zinovia Weather System Brings Cold and Snow throughout Greece

The cold front brought by the weather system "Zinovia" continues for the second day in Greece covering many parts of the country with snow and bitter cold. The National Observatory of Athens weather service reported on Saturday that bad weather...

Greece Braces for More Storms, Snow and Cold from New Weather System

Another round of severe wintry weather, including snow across many parts across Greece, is expected to hit the country between Tuesday and Thursday, the National Meteorological Service warned on Monday. The new cold front will bring heavy rainfall to parts...

Storm ''Ypatia'' Brings New Wave of Snow and Rain to Greece

A new storm system dubbed "Ypatia" began to affect regions all across Greece during the early hours of Wednesday, bringing storms, yet more snowfall, and extremely strong southerly winds to the nation. The third major storm system to hit the...

Many Greek Schools to Remain Closed Tuesday Due to Snow

The cold weather front "Telemachos", now approaching the shores of Greece, is expected to bring freezing temperatures and heavy snowfall even to the center of Athens from Monday evening, according to the Greek Meteorological Service. Fears of heavy snow is...

Greece Braces for Heavy Snowfall From Storm ''Sophia''

A new low-pressure weather system dubbed ''Sophia'' is heading south from the polar ice cap and is expected to reach most areas throughout the nation of Greece on Thursday. The new bout of wintry weather follows the storm named ''Raphael'',...

Northern Greece Braces for Heavy Snowfall

Heavy snowfall is expected in northern Greece, even at low altitudes, during Thursday and Friday according to the Meteo weather service of the National Observatory of Athens. According to the weather service, light snow may also fall in southern Greece. Snow...