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Heavy Snow Continues in Greece on Saturday

As the storm "Filippos" makes its way across the country, many regions across Greece have been blanketed in snow. The unlikely snowstorm is rare during this time of the year, when weather in Greece often begins warming up ahead of...

Fish Freeze to Death in Greece

Fish froze to death in Greece after the major snowstorm hit Greece earlier this week. Hundreds of thousands of farmed fish froze to death in the Richo Lagoon of Drepano Lake in northern Greece. The fish, which were largely seabream and...

Athens Snowstorm Worst in Fourteen Years

The snowstorm "Elpis," which brought about such a heavy snowfall that Athens was brought to a halt, was the worst such storm in the Greek capital in 14 years, according to data from the Hellenic National Meteorological Service. Elpis caused...

Athens Snowstorm Makes Life in the Suburbs a Misery

The snowstorm that hit Athens on Monday has brought misery to the millions of inhabitants of the Greek capital as the streets in most neighborhoods remain impassable more than 48 hours after the event. The volume of snow was such...

Greek Army Deployed to Rescue Thousands of Drivers in Athens

The Greek Army has been deployed on the Attiki Odos, the major highway of Athens, in order to help free the thousands of motorists who have been stuck in their cars for hours due to heavy snow. The mission to...

Snowbound Regions of Greece Face Power Outages

The heavy snowfall in Greece brought about by the storm "Elpis" may cause power outages across regions that have been hit with dense snow. Many regions in Attica, where the city of Athens is located, Evia, and Crete are facing...

Greece’s Government Under Fire Over Snowstorm Blackout

Opposition parties in Greece launched an all-out attack against the government over its handling of the chaos following the snowstorm that hit the country.

Record Low Temperatures Remain in Greece as Power in Athens Restored

Record low temperatures were recorded in Greece on Wednesday during the second phase of the cold front Medea. The snow storm left Athens covered in snow.

Snowstorm Chaos as Drivers Stranded on Main Greek Highway (video)

Hundreds of drivers have been stranded on the main Athens to Thessaloniki highway, as a snow storm hit central Greece, on Friday. According to reports, traffic came to a standstill about 100 km north of Athens, just north of Lake...