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Record Low Temperatures Remain in Greece as Power in Athens Restored

Record low temperatures were recorded in Greece on Wednesday during the second phase of the cold front Medea. The snow storm left Athens covered in snow.

Snow Blankets Athens Causing Traffic Havoc

A thick layer of snow covered Athens on Monday night creating havoc in the Greek capital.

Greece Braces for Cold Front Medea

Greece is bracing for the cold front Medea which will bring very low temperatures throughout the country until at least the middle of next week. The forecast of the National Observatory of Athens weather service meteo.gr on Thursday stated that cold masses...

Floods Affect Northern, Central Greece

Severe floods, brought about by Tuesday's heavy rainstorms, have caused widespread damage in the northern Greek region of Evros and Karditsa, in central Greece. Severe flooding in Evros As torrential rains battered much of the country on Tuesday, houses, roads, fields,...

The Hottest January in Athens in 160 Years

Only ten days in, this January has already proven to be Athens' hottest in at least 160 years, according to data from the National Observatory of Athens which was released Monday. The country is reveling in the unseasonably warm winter...

Unseasonably Warm Weather Sends Greeks to the Beach

Greece has been experiencing some of its highest January temperatures of the last 50 years since Friday, with people rushing to beaches to enjoy the unseasonably sunny weather. Temperatures climbed to 21 degrees Celsius in central parts of the Greek...

Greece’s Weather Set Records for Rain and Heat in 2020

Last year's weather broke records, not only for high temperatures but also for rainfall levels throughout Greece.

Acropolis Floods After Heavy Rains Hit Athens

Flooding took place on the Acropolis, the highest point in the city of Athens, on Thursday after the area was battered by heavy downpours throughout the day. Social media users argue that the controversial new cement paths constructed on the...

December Welcomed by Greece’s First Snowfall

The first snow of the holiday season fell in Northern Greece late Monday night, sprinkling towns outside of Thessaloniki and Komotini with a light layer of delicate flakes. While temperatures have begun to fall across the country, the air is...

Dozens of Homes Flooded After Heavy Downpours Hit Crete

The Fire Service in northern Crete responded to dozens of calls for help on Tuesday as many homes became flooded from the heavy downpours that the region experienced. Most of the flooding occurred in and around Hersonissos, and firefighters are...