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Three Dead, Three Missing from the Floods in Central Greece

The death toll from the floods following torrential rains in central Greece has reached three, while at least three people are missing. The hardest hit areas are Thessaly and in particular the city of Volos, Mt. Pilion, and the...

Two Dead From Floods Following Torrential Rain in Central Greece

At least two people have lost their lives due to the floods in Greece. One man was found dead and hundreds of houses and roads were flooded in a the port city of Volos in Central Greece by Tuesday...

Greece Braces for Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms After Massive Wildfire

Heavy rain and thunderstorms are hitting parts of Greece on Monday after firefighters managed to contain the massive wildfire in Evros. The cold weather front, which will bring strong rains and winds as well as frequent thunderstorms, will take most...

Worsening Weather Forecast As Easter Holiday Exodus Begins in Greece

A weather warning forecasts heavy rain, storms and hail showers across Greece as the Easter holiday exodus begins.

Greece Braces for Severe Weather System Dubbed “Carmel”

Meteorologists in Greece are warning that a severe weather system dubbed "Carmel" will hit the country starting late on Thursday and last through the weekend. According to the Hellenic National Meteorological Service (EMY), the front will bring heavy rainstorms and...

Rain, Thunderstorms to Replace Heat Wave in Greece

As Greece has been hit by a heatwave in the past few days, rainfall and thunderstorms are forecast for Saturday night, bringing cooler weather in parts of the country. According to the National Meteorological Service, the wet front will hit...

Death Toll From Thunderstorms Rises to Four in Greece; Parts of Rhodes Flooded

Two more people have died in Greece as severe thunderstorms moved to the eastern Aegean Sea on Monday evening, bringing the death toll to four. On Rhodes, an elderly woman was found dead after her basement room flooded, and on...

Bad Weather Causes Severe Damage in Achaia & Nafpaktos, Greece

  Heavy rainfall caused severe damage in the areas of Achaia on Saturday and Sunday in the Peloponnese and in Aetolia-Acarnania, in Central Greece. Houses flooded, road pavements were damaged and automobiles were destroyed. Firefighters helped free people who were trapped...

Severe Thunderstorms Hit Athens on Wednesday

Severe thunderstorms lashed the Greek capital on Wednesday and the Athens National Observatory weather service Meteo warns that they may also be accompanied by hail in the afternoon and evening. The main characteristic of the storms is intense electrical activity...

Scientists Warn Violent Thunderstorms Threaten Greece this Summer

American meteorologists predict that violent thunderstorms will threaten Greece and the rest of the Balkans during the summer, while parts of Europe will experience intense heat. The warning by AccuWeather, a media company that provides commercial weather forecasting services worldwide,...