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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...

Greece Braces For Storms As Autumn's First Cold Front Approaches

Greece must brace itself for a cold front with heavy rainfall and a rapid drop in temperatures from Thursday onward, meteorologists said on Thursday morning, The weather will deteriorate on Thursday and Friday with rainstorms that, in some cases, will...

''Greece Like Libya, Britain Like Morocco'': Experts Warn About Global Warming

The latest heatwaves that swept across most of Europe during the last several days have been a serious concern to scientists. Speaking with state-run AMNA news agency, Professor Michael Petrakis explained why the latest European heatwaves are something that should...

Weather System ”Antinoos” Hits Greece Causing Floods (video)

A new round of summer storms have slammed into Greece since Tuesday, causing floods in central Greece and the Peloponnesian Peninsula. This most recent weather system, dubbed ”Antinoos,” was also accompanied by hail and very strong winds, similar to last...