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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.

Early Morning Storms Flood Athens, Western Greece

The Athens Fire Service received more than 120 calls to pump water out of basements as a heavy storm hit the Greek capital at dawn on Tuesday. Many roads were flooded and trees fell as a barrage of lighting strikes...

Severe Storms, Possible "Medicane" to Hit Greece Later This Week

Meteorologists predict a dramatic shift in our weather beginning on Thursday, from the current conditions featuring high temperatures and sunny skies to heavy rain and storms throughout the country. This sudden shift in the weather pattern is occurring just as...

Island of Crete Receives One Year's Worth of Rain in First Week of 2020

The latest storms which have swept across parts of Greece over the last several days brought extensive rainfall to many parts of the country, primarily in the eastern and southern mainland and the islands. According to the latest measurements from...

After Brief Respite, Greece Braces for First Storm of 2020

Winter storm ''Zenobia'' might have begun to recede on Tuesday; however, a new cold snap is expected in the coming days, this time bringing more thunderstorms, freezing temperatures and snowfall to Greece. Most of the country began its New Year's Eve...

Severe Weather Hits Greece's Epirus Region on Sunday

A weather system bringing severe storms to western Greece hit the region of Arta particularly hard on Sunday, causing widespread flooding in homes and along area roadways. Heavy rainfall caused the Bousis River to burst its banks and flood cropland,...

Meteorologists Warn Western Greece to Be Affected By Extensive Rainfall and Storms

The islands of the Ionian Sea, as well as most parts of the western mainland in Greece, are expected to receive large amounts of water since extensive rainfall and storms will affect these areas on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. According...