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Tornadoes, Storms Hit Limassol in Cyprus Causing ‘Biblical Destruction’

At least two tornadoes hit the city of Limassol, Cyprus on Wednesday causing what some residents described as "biblical destruction." Fallen trees, broken homes and damage to the city's infrastructure were reported as the tornadoes and powerful overnight storms swept...

Major Atlantic Ocean Current on the Verge of Collapse

A recent study raised alarms about a crucial ocean current's potential collapse. Now, fresh data confirms these concerns. In an article for The Conversation, the authors of the latest study caution that changes in temperature, sea level, and rainfall will...

Halcyon Days: Spring Appears in the Middle of Winter in Greece

With temperatures expected to rise to around 75°F (24°C) this week, Greece will be in the midst of the unique phenomenon known as the Halcyon Days, or Alkyonides Days, allowing for a feel of summer in the midst of...

Greece Braces for Snow Storm “Avgi”

Storm “Avgi” (Dawn) has struck Greece since Sunday with heavy snowfall and significant temperature drops expected to last until Wednesday, reported the National Meteorological Service on Monday. The first snow has already appeared in the mountains of Evia and Crete. Snowfall...

Cold Weather Front With Snow and Gale Force Winds Hits Greece

A cold weather front is hitting Greece this weekend with snow and gale-force winds throughout most of the country. According to the National Meteorological Service (EMY) temperatures are expected to drop 6 to 8 degrees (Celsius) in southern parts of...

What Did Ancient Greeks Think About Snow?

In many parts of the world, winter is the season that brings snow. Although this type of weather is less common in Greece than in northern Europe, it does occur, primarily in the mountains. The ancient Greeks were certainly no...

Greece Braces For “Dangerous Weather Phenomena” This Weekend

Residents of Greece were warned of "dangerous weather phenomena" as storm Bettina was approaching on Saturday from the Adriatic Sea.

2023 Hottest Year in Recorded History, EU Scientists Say

European Union climate experts announced on Wednesday that 2023 could become the hottest year ever recorded worldwide. They're cautioning world leaders before the upcoming COP28 climate conference. The European Union's Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) reports that the average global...

Record-Breaking Temperature on Crete Sets New European High

On Saturday, the island of Crete, Greece, basked in an unusual November heatwave, setting a new pan-European temperature record. Weather data from the National Observatory of Athens revealed that the town of Sisi Lasithiou witnessed a high of 35.1...

Severe Weather in Greece Causes Extensive Damage Across the Nation

Severe weather conditions have been wreaking chaos in various parts of Greece since the early hours of Saturday. The storm, characterized by gale-force winds and heavy rains, led to a number of problems including, but not limited to, falling trees,...

Global Warming Safe Threshold to Be Surpassed in 6 Years

The latest research indicates that worldwide carbon emissions are on a dangerous path, and the threshold for global warming is likely to surpass safe limits by 2030. This could trigger severe consequences related to climate change. To steer away...

Ancient Landscape Hidden Under Antarctica Discovered

A long-forgotten, ancient landscape under the icy layers of East Antarctica, untouched for over fourteen million years, has been uncovered thanks to satellite data and special planes equipped with radar that can see through the ice. Using special techniques to...

Climate Crisis Will Change Taste of Beer, Making It More Expensive

A new study shows that the quality and taste of beer is going down, and it might become more expensive in bars due to climate change. Experts warn beer prices could rise in the future for British and European...

More Than 1,000 Birds Killed After Hitting Chicago Building

In a single night, over a thousand birds on a migration journey were killed when they collided with a building in Chicago. The unfortunate incident occurred as a result of a combination of migration time, harsh weather, and the...

Climate Crisis Costing $16M an Hour in Extreme Weather Damage

The impact of the climate crisis, as caused by extreme weather events, has incurred a cost of sixteen million dollars per hour over the course of the past two decades, according to a recent estimate. These extreme events, including storms,...