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Plane Spotting During Storm in Britain Becomes YouTube Sensation

A live YouTube stream of planes valiantly trying to land at London's Heathrow Airport during "Eunice," the storm that is hitting Britain on Friday, has become an unprecedented online success. Aviation enthusiast Jerry Dyer has been streaming different aircrafts' attempts...

Hail Storm Hits Santorini

A hail storm followed by extensive flooding hit Santorini on Thursday as severe weather is once again sweeping through Greece. Videos and photos uploaded on social media show a thick layer of hail on the streets of the island. In villages...

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...

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...

Extreme Weather to Hit Greece This Weekend

Greece is expected to face severe weather over the weekend, with heavy rains and strong winds that will reach their peak on Saturday, December 11. The country's National Meteorological Service upgraded a weather warning issued on Thursday to an "alarm"...

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'...