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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...

Two People Killed After Thunderstorms Sweep Across Greece (video)

The Greek Coast Guard said on Monday that two people had been killed after their moored sailboat sank in the town of Antirio, western Greece, as a result of the severe weather. The two unfortunate individuals were identified on Monday...

Greece Braces for More Bad Weather as ''Geryon'' Weather System Approaches

The severe weather front dubbed "Geryon", is expected to affect Greece with heavy rainfall, thunderstorms, and particularly strong southerly winds from Sunday, November 24 to Tuesday, November 26. According to a warning issued by the National Observatory of Athens' ''Meteo''...

Meteorologists Issue Warnings for Severe Thunder and Hail Storms from ''Victoria''

The storm dubbed ''Victoria'' arrived in Greece at noontime Tuesday, initiating a series of adverse weather phenomena, beginning with the Ionian islands and western parts of the Greek mainland. Meteorologists from the ''Meteo'' service of Athens' National Observatory issued a...