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Greece Hit With Rain, Stormy Weather

Greece was hit with strong thunderstorms on Monday bringing rain, lightning, and stormy weather across the country, which had previously been experiencing summertime heat. Strong winds, warm temperatures, heavy rain, lightening, and even hail have all been reported across the...

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 Dusted With Snow on the First Day of Spring

Greece has been dusted with snow as temperatures across the country have dropped on Sunday, which is the first day of Spring. Sunday marks the Spring Equinox, when the Sun passes over the Equator, bringing with it roughly the same...

Solar Storm May Hit Earth Monday

A solar storm -- which occurs when solar wind shock waves or clouds of magnetic field interact with the Earth’s own magnetic field -- may be on its way toward Earth on Sunday. The storm, which could emit solar flares...

Heavy Snow Continues in Greece on Saturday

As the storm "Filippos" makes its way across the country, many regions across Greece have been blanketed in snow. The unlikely snowstorm is rare during this time of the year, when weather in Greece often begins warming up ahead of...

Athens Snowstorm Worst in Fourteen Years

The snowstorm "Elpis," which brought about such a heavy snowfall that Athens was brought to a halt, was the worst such storm in the Greek capital in 14 years, according to data from the Hellenic National Meteorological Service. Elpis caused...

Rare Snow Blizzard Causes Traffic Chaos in Athens

Heavy snow in Athens on Monday forced authorities to shut down several streets in the northern suburbs of the Greek capital, including parts of the main Athens-Thessaloniki highway. At the same time, trucks are not allowed on the old Athens-Thebes...

Ten Reasons to Take a Winter Trip to Greece

Winter in Greece can be magical! Although Greece is most often thought of as a summer travel destination, the country is incredibly beautiful during the winter, and very few tourists know of its winter charms. The weather Greece enjoys up to...

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...