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Snow Storm Departs Athens, Leaving Suburbs in Darkness

The snow storm "Medea," which left Athens covered in snow Tuesday, passed through the city on Wednesday and is making its way toward Crete. The winter storm has left over 40,000 homes in Attica, especially in Athens' suburbs, without electricity...

Winter Storm Provides Rare Glimpse of Snowy Athens

The Winter storm "Medea" left Athens, including the city's ancient sites, blanketed in snow on Tuesday. Featuring a thick layer of white, fluffy snow, the Greek capital's famed monuments and neighborhoods have taken on a new beauty which only adds...

Parts of Greece Left Without Power, Three Dead as Heavy Snow Storm Hits

While heavy snowfall across the country has resulted in beautiful, wintry scenes, it has also caused major problems in Greece, especially in Attica, the home to Greece's capital city of Athens. Many of Attica's residents, as well as those living...

Snowfall Shuts Down Main Highway as Freezing Temperatures Grip Greece

Heavy snowfall which has made driving conditions very hazardous led Greek authorities on Monday morning to close the Athens-Thessaloniki highway just north of the Greek capital. The northern suburbs of Athens, particularly Drosia, Dionysus, and Agios Stefanos, have already recorded...

Cold Front “Medea” Approaches Athens, Leaves Northern Greece Snowy

After touching down in northern Greece on Saturday, the cold front Medea has continued to bring down temperatures across the country on Sunday. The cold front, which has blanketed much of northern Greece in snow, originated as cold masses of...

Cold Front Medea Brings Snow to Northern Greece

After a period of unseasonably warm weather across the country, the cold front "Medea" brought frigid temperatures and snowfall to northern Greece on Saturday. Currently, snowfall and ice-cold temperatures have been recorded across Northern Greece, particularly in Florina, Kozani, Kastoria,...

Vaccination Platform Now Open to 75-79 Year Old Greek Citizens

The platform for coronavirus vaccinations for all those Greek citizens who are between the ages of 75-79 opened on Friday as the nation grapples with the storm "Medea," which will bring snow, rain and high winds to the country. An...

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...