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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...

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....

Greece Blanketed in First Snow of Winter

Areas across Greece have been blanketed in snow on Saturday as the storm "Carmel" brings low temperatures and increased snowfall in the country over the weekend. The name, which was given in conjunction with the Israeli meteorological service, refers to...

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...

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...