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Greece Blanketed in First Snow of Winter

Areas across Greece have been blanketed in snow on Saturday as the storm "Carmel" brings low temperatures and increased snowfall in the country over the weekend. The name, which was given in conjunction with the Israeli meteorological service, refers to...

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...

Extreme Weather to Hit Greece This Weekend

Greece is expected to face severe weather over the weekend, with heavy rains and strong winds that will reach their peak on Saturday, December 11. The country's National Meteorological Service upgraded a weather warning issued on Thursday to an "alarm"...

Dramatic Sea Smoke Blankets Cycladic Islands in Greece

Residents and visitors to the Cycladic Islands in Greece woke up to a dramatic sight on Friday morning, as dense fog, called "sea smoke," blanketed the islands. The phenomenon occurs when very cold air moves over very warm water. Often,...

Weather Phobias in a Time of Severe Storms

Although the weather may seem like a natural part of life, many people suffer from weather phobias, ranging from the well-grounded fear of lightning -- which of course is truly deadly -- to the more unusual fear of snow. According...

Giant Waterspout Spotted Off Greek Island of Kythera

A waterspout formed off the coast of the island of Kythera on Monday. A waterspout is a cylindrical vortex that forms over water and connects to the clouds in the sky. Waterspouts are typically known as "sea-tornadoes." These rotating winds...

Greece Records Highest Temperature in Its History in Unprecedented Heatwave

The heatwave that has been gripping Greece since last week broke the country's highest-ever temperature on Monday afternoon.

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.

Scientists Say Moon “Wobble” Will Cause More Flooding

A recent scientific study found that changes to the moon's orbit would result in more frequent flooding incidents of coastal areas in the US.