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Greece Battered by Heavy Rainfall and Lightnings During Storm “Eva”

The first winter storms of the season have been battering Greece since Saturday, causing streets to flood as a result of the heavy rainfall.

Greece Braces for First Winter Storms

The National Meteorological Service (EMY) of Greece issued an emergency notice of severe weather conditions on Thursday as the country braces for winter storms. A severe weather system called ''EVA'' is expected to create a barometric low in northern Italy...

Stormy Weather Forecast for Greece as August Exodus Peaks

Instable weather with heavy rain and storms will affect northern and central Greece from early Friday, August 12, to Monday, August 15.

“Genesis” Weather Front Damages Crops, Floods Roads Across Greece

Damaged crops, flooded roads, and hundred of rescue calls from civilians were caused by the "Genesis" weather front in Greece.

Greece Braces for Storms as “Genesis” Weather Front Closes In

Authorities in Greece warn of extreme weather conditions starting on Thursday that have been given the name "Genesis." The Climate Crisis and Citizen Protection Ministry urges people to exercise great caution and avoid unnecessary movement outside when the storm is...

Greece Hit With Rain, Stormy Weather

Greece was hit with strong thunderstorms on Monday bringing rain, lightning, and stormy weather across the country, which had previously been experiencing summertime heat. Strong winds, warm temperatures, heavy rain, lightening, and even hail have all been reported across the...

Central Greece Buried in Thick Layer of Snow

Parts of central Greece, including the island of Evia and the Pelion peninsula, are covered in a thick layer of snow on Monday as the second wave of the "Elpis" weather system sweeps the country. The town of Steni in...

Intense Storms Cause Flooding, Bridge Collapse in Western Greece

Greece is facing severe weather this weekend causing widespread flooding and serious infrastructure damage in the western parts of the country. The intense weather phenomena hit particularly hard Epirus and Thessaly, however, they also affected Etoloakarnania, Achaia and the Ionian...

Extreme Weather Phenomena in Greece “Become More Intense”

Greece has seen extreme weather phenomena for the past 30 to 40 years, but their duration and intensity was nothing like what we are seeing today as part of climate change, weather expert and emeritus professor at the University...

Greece’s Weather Set Records for Rain and Heat in 2020

Last year's weather broke records, not only for high temperatures but also for rainfall levels throughout Greece.