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Greece Heatwave: Record-breaking 46.4°C Recorded

The heatwave that is currently gripping Greece shot temperatures to new records on Sunday, according to measurements of the National Observatory of Athens. Gytheio, located in the Peloponnese region, experienced an absolute maximum temperature of 46.4 degrees Celsius (115.52°F). This...

Greece Braces for Sustained Heatwave

Greece braces for a sustained heatwave that started on Thursday and may last until the end of July, meteorologists have warned. The meteorological service at the National Observatory of Athens, Meteo.gr, expects temperatures to rise by about ten degrees Celsius...

Worst Heatwave in Decades Leads to Unbearable Conditions in Greece

Greece has been experiencing lately one of the worst heatwaves in the country’s recent history.

Greece Braces for Worst Heatwave in Years; Emergency Measures Announced

Greece is preparing for one of the worst heatwaves in history, and the authorities are ramping up their efforts to address potential disruptions.

Heatwave to Blaze Through Greece Over Easter

A heatwave is expected to hit Greece over the Easter period, with temperatures peaking at 38°C (100°F) on Sunday in some parts of the country. 

Wintry Weather Expected to Affect Greece Before Spring Returns Again

A new cold weather front will affect Greece beginning on Tuesday evening and lasting until Wednesday evening, meteorologists said on Tuesday morning. Temperatures in most parts of the country will drop on Wednesday and winds will become stronger, according to...

Unseasonably Warm Weather to Be Followed by Freezing Cold in Greece

Unseasonally warm air masses that began to cover large parts of Europe began affecting Greece on Saturday. This weather system has brought unseasonably warm weather for the time of year in all of Greece. According to the National Observatory of Athens...

Experts Reveal Weather Records of 2019 for Greece

The National Observatory of Athens' ''Meteo'' service revealed on Friday the weather extremes and records of 2019 from the Greece's dozens of meteorological stations. 2019 was a year of surprises since many abnormalities were recorded. The most striking one was that...

Weather Front ''Hephaestion'' Brings More Snow Across Large Parts of Greece

Another winter front has swept across Greece. The weather front dubbed ''Hephaestion,'' brought heavy snowfall, freezing temperatures, storms and strong winds in many parts of the country. The weather front will linger over Greece until Tuesday. More specifically on Sunday, the...

New Storm ''Zenobia'' Expected to Bring Heavy Snowfall to Southern Greece

Meteorologists warned on Friday morning that the new weather front dubbed ''Zenobia'' is expected to bring extensive snowfall to many parts of Greece between Saturday, December 28 and Tuesday, December 31. Zenobia will bring freezing temperatures to the entire country, with...