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Greek Ferry Battles Huge Waves in the Aegean (video)

A Greek ferry battled with the waves on Sunday while approaching the port of the island of Naxos, as gale force winds of up to 8 Beaufort swept the Aegean. The captain of "Paros Jet" stabilized the vessel carrying hundreds...

Still Autumn? Bad Weather Persists in Most Parts of Greece

The inclement weather in Greece will continue from Monday through Wednesday and in some parts of the country, even Thursday, the National Observatory of Athens ''meteo'' service reported on Monday. Rain and scattered showers will begin on Monday afternoon in...

Strong Winds Knock Marble Monument Down in Greece's Fokida (video)

Strong winds that have swept across Greece since Thursday knocked down a monument in the town of Eratini in Central Greece's Fokida region on Friday. A CCTV video captured the moment when the strong winds lifted a huge piece of...

Gale-Force Winds Curtail Greek Ferry Services

Passenger ferries remained docked in ports around Greece on Thursday, cutting off connections between the islands and the mainland. As a new cold front swept across the country, bringing rain, snow and gale-force winds, ferry services from the main ports...

Greece Slammed by Heavy Rain Carrying Saharan Sand

A low-pressure system with strong winds and rainfall began to blow into Greece on Tuesday and will continue into the day on Wednesday, according to the Athens National Observatory's meteorological service. The system is expected to bring large quantities of...

Greek Ferry Battles Huge Waves Between Italy and Greece (video)

Dramatic footage has emerged from a video of a Greek ferry fighting gale-force winds on its way from Venice, Italy to Patras, Greece. Christophoros Skamangas, the captain of the ferry ''Asterion II'' who is from the island of Syros, bravely battled the...

Heavy Rain, Snow and Gale-Force Winds Sweep Greece

Heavy rain and storms, accompanied by hail, arrived on Greek shores in the early hours of Friday morning, beginning in western Greece and the Peloponnese and spreading to the eastern mainland, Attica and Evia. The national meteorological service EMY said...

Wildfire Threatens Villages in Western Peloponnese (video)

According to the Greek fire brigade, a fire burst on Friday morning around the area of Spiantza, near the city of Pyrgos in Peloponnese's Ilia region. The adverse weather conditions due to the strong winds caused by the Mediterranean cyclone...

Abandoned Ferry Drifts at Sea as Gale Force Winds Sweep Greece

The Greek coast guard is struggling to bring under control an abandoned ferry that drifted off to sea just outside the port of Piraeus, south of Athens on Thursday morning. Three tugs are trying to tie and tow the "Panagia...

A Scot on Holiday in Greece Captures Huge Whirlpool on Corfu (video)

Kieran Dickson a Scot on holiday in the village of Kassiopi, Corfu happened to capture an incredible moment a huge whirlpool was whipped up by strong winds on the Corfu coast just metres from the balcony of his getaway home. Mr....