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Municipality of Athens to Open Heated Areas for the Homeless Ahead of Cold Spell

The municipality of Athens is opening up a room and a municipal gym to shelter homeless people and vulnerable groups from the imminent bad weather, it was announced on Tuesday. The National Weather Service warned that temperatures will drop significantly...

Ionian Islands Hit By Severe Weather Conditions

The extreme weather conditions that have damaged Greece in the past week, continued on Friday with two major Ionian Islands feeling the effects. Apocalyptic weather conditions that developed on the Ionian islands of Kefalonia caused severe property damage and safety hazards on...

Two People Die Due to Severe Rainstorms in Greece

Hazardous rainstorms on Monday throughout Greece, and particularly the area of Peloponnese, have caused two fatalities. A 73-year-old female was reportedly struck by lightning on the island of Salamina, which is close to Athens, capital.gr reports. The coroner's report ruled lighting as the...

Weather Conditions Worsen in Attica, Greece

People in Attica, Greece woke up to find their cars and yards covered in snow. Weather conditions across Greece are quickly taking a turn for the worse causing major problems both on land and sea. The areas of Parnitha and...

Bad Weather Hits Greece with Snow and Low Temperatures

Snowfall and freezing temperatures have hampered traffic in several parts of the country as a result of the new wave of bad weather that has hit Greece as of early Monday. Snow chains are necessary in the region of...

Cold Snap and Storms to Hit Greece from Sunday

Bad weather is expected to return from Sunday afternoon, with heavy rain and storms that will start in the north and spread throughout Greece. The weather service has also warned of snow, especially at higher altitudes and in...

Roads Closed in Greece Due to Heavy Snowfall

Icy weather and heavy snowfall has hit a large part of Greece, resulting in many roads closing in northern and central Greece, as well as near the capital. Near Athens, a part of Pendeli Highway has been closed off by...

Below-Zero Temperatures in Northern Greece

Central and West Macedonia in northern Greece have been hit by below-freezing temperatures, while it has been snowing since Friday night throughout the prefecture of Florina. It is also currently snowing in the northern cities of Edessa, Kastoria and Kozani. Temperatures dropped...

Weather Expected to Deteriorate from Friday

The weather in Greece is expected to deteriorate sharply on Friday, as a low pressure front sweeps in from the west, bringing thunderstorms and rain. The phenomena are expected to be most intense in western parts of Greece but will...

Climate Change Will Alter Weather Conditions in Athens

Life in Greek and Mediterranean cities in general will become more difficult in the future, in terms of weather conditions. High temperatures, low levels of rainfall, frequent extreme weather phenomena, fires and the continuous rising of  sea level, are some...