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Man Killed as Storm Ballos Batters Greece for Second Day

Greece's fire service announced on Friday that one person had been killed on the island of Evia after he was carried away by the rushing water during the storm that has affected Greece for a second consecutive day. The 70-year-old...

Greek Ingenuity: How to Cross a Flooded Street in Athens

A Greek man found an ingenious way to deal with the flood in Athens on Thursday: he simply climbed on a ladder and "walked" through the water to his car on the other side of the road. When he reached the...

Storm Ballos Batters Athens with Power Outages, Flooded Streets

The weather front named Ballos slammed into Athens on Thursday, causing power outages in several parts of the capital and flooding streets. Torrential rain forced the Greek authorities sent out an emergency alert message warning citizens not to venture outdoors unless...

Ianos: Three Dead in Thessaly; Widespread Destruction Around the Country

Since it made landfall in Greece on Thursday, the rare Mediterranean hurricane Ianos has caused the deaths of three people in Thessaly and widespread destruction around the country. In the region of Thessaly, located south of Macedonia, entire towns were...

Greece's Ionian Islands Brace for Hurricane-Force Winds of Medicane "Ianos"

The Civil Protection Secretariat of Greece's Ionian Islands issued a warning on Thursday urging the restriction of people's movement on the island of Zakynthos beginning on Thursday evening and lasting until late night on Friday, in view of "Medicane" Ianos'...

Storm "Ianos" Will Bring Severe Weather to Greece Through the Weekend

A series of storms, named "Ianos," will begin affecting Greece starting on Thursday. The region of Attica will be especially hard hit by these first major rainstorms of autumn. The weather pattern stems from storms brewing in the central Mediterranean...

Storm ''Hephaestion'' Leaves Behind Widespread Disruption and Power Cuts

Greece's most recent winter storm, dubbed ''Hephaestion,'' which brought extensive snowfall, frost and extremely forceful winds to many parts of Greece, is now gradually moving eastward and away from the country. The Aegean islands of Tinos and Andros were left...

Cargo Ship Adrift off Peloponnese as Storm ''Hephaestion'' Sweeps Across Southern Greece

A large cargo ship flying the flag of the Marshall Islands has been drifting and completely unable to maneuver off Cape Maleas in the southeastern Peloponnese since Monday morning. The ship, which is carrying a load of iron, had left...

Weather Front ''Eteocles'' to Bring Heavy Storms and More Snow to Greece

A new wintry weather front, dubbed "Eteocles," is expected to affect Greece starting on Friday night, bringing rainstorms, heavy snow at higher altitudes, and gale-force winds to the nation. Only a few days after the previous storm ''Dido'' brought heavy...

Storm ''Dido'' Expected to Bring Severe Storms and Snow to Greece

According to the latest meteorological forecasts, the new weather front called "Dido" is expected to begin affecting the western and southern regions of Greece starting on Monday evening. The new front is expected to bring rainfall and severe storms as...