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,...
Flood in Athens Leaves People Trapped in Cars, 2 Metro Stations Closed (video)
A heavy thunderstorm that hit Athens on Sunday afternoon left homes and roads flooded, and people trapped in vehicles, while authorities closed two Metro stations. The Fire Department has received 190 calls for road help, water pumping, and tree cutting,...
Amazing Video Shows Extreme Greek Summer Weather
Athens and the wider Attica region were hit by heavy thunderstorms on Sunday evening, some of them causing destructive floods and minor damage. Cameras from Mount Penteli and Kypseli neighborhood recorded the thunderstorms in all their grandeur. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=JM4MjkNATsU
Disastrous Storm Causes Severe Damage on Skopelos Island in Greece
After southern Peloponnese and Preveza suffered severe damages from thunderstorms earlier in the week, the island of Skopelos became a disaster area after the floods caused by thunderstorms late on Tuesday night. The continuous heavy rainfall turned the roads parallel...
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