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Rare Phenomenon: Waterspout occurs off Volimes, Zakynthos

A rare weather phenomenon occurred. A stunning waterspout was formed in the sea area off Volimes region in the north-west of the island of Zakynthos in the Ionian Sea. The phenomenon appeared at 6:30 in the afternoon on Monday. The rare phenomenon was captured by the lens of a local …

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Floods and landslides as heavy storm strikes the island of Samothraki

An unprecedented heavy storm. Streets turned into rivers, walls in the City Hall collapsed, the Health Center and several houses and shops have been flooded and the water supply was cut when a storm hit the island of Samothraki in the Northern Aegean Sea on Monday night. Locals speak of …

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Greek autumn arrives with rainfalls, thunderstorms, temperature drop

Autumn begins astronomical on September 22nd, but the Greek Autumn arrives already today with rainfalls, thunderstorms, strong Western and North winds and temperature drop during the day, . According to meteorologists and the National Meteorology Service,the bad weather front will start in Western Greece and move to areas of Central …

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Crazy Greek weather forecast: Sunshine, Storms and Hail

Greece is a divided country: sunshine, storms and hail. National Meteorology Service (EMY) has issued a weather warning for Monday, September 11th 2017. Main characteristics of the weather deterioration are storms, hail and very strong south winds reaching up to 9 Beaufort in the Ionian Sea and the shores of …

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Powerful storm in North-West Greece causes severe damages

A powerful storm swept throughοut north-western Greece on Saturday causing severe damages mainly in agricultural land, turning roads into rivers and squares into lakes. The biggest damages are been recorded in Athyra, Pella prefecture, where the storm uprooted trees. Many of them fell on the roofs of houses. A centenarian …

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National Meteo Service warns of “express” weather deterioration with rain, storms, hail

Greece’s National Meteorological Service (EMY) has issued a ‘weather deterioration’ report and warns of extreme rainfalls, storms, hail and very strong winds in several regions across the country. The EMY warning refers to today, Tuesday, and tomorrow, Wednesday, August 29-30 2017. The forecast predicts that the extreme weather deterioration will …

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Rainfalls, Storms, Hail… sudden change in the August weather

Enough with this permanent sunshine and the high temperatures. Meteorologists forecast a sudden change in the weather with rainfalls and sporadic storms and temperature drop up to 5 degrees Celsius. Forecast Monday, 21 August 2017 The rain weather will set initially in northern Greece and will gradually move to most …

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July 2017 was the hottest since 1880, Greek meteorologist say

Last month was the hottest July since 1880, according to Greek official records, with NASA data indicating that, on a global level, July was one of the hottest months on record. With two back-to-back heat waves last month, temperatures reached nearly 46 degrees Celsius (114.8 Fahrenheit) on Crete. “In early …

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Greece in Lucifer’s claws: Heat Wave with 41C, thunderstoms, hail, stormy winds

Prolonged heat wave Lucifer gradually weakens and it practically divides Greece into two: into hot West with up to 40 degrees Celsius and into moderate hot East, where temperature will be 35-39 C. At the same time, strong north winds ‘meltemia’ up to 9 Beaufort locally bless locals and tourists …

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Prolonged heat wave with 40-41 C to sweep across Greece

Winds down, temperatures up. Or in meteorologists’ language: Beaufort decrease, Celsius increase. Weather forecasters speak of a prolonged heat wave up to 41 degrees Celsius. Temperature will gradually rise over the weekend and will affect initially Western Greece. Then the hell will grab large parts of the country from North …

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Heavy morning storm strikes Kefalonia, lightning causes wildfire – Video

A strong rain- and thunderstorm stroke the island of Kefalonia in the Ionian Sea on Thursday morning causing power outages in several areas of the island including the capitalcity. According to local media, the rain- and thunderstorm started as early as 6 o’ clock in the morning initially in the …

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Weather warning: Heavy rain, hail, thunderstorms, wind up to 7B

Greece’s National Meteorology Service EMY issued an extreme weather warning for Thursday, July 27th 2017. EMY warns of strong rainfalls, hail, thunder storms and stormy winds. The weather deterioration is expected to start in the early morning hours of Thursday in the West of the country. The weather will affect …

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Another sweat-fest in Greece with a mini heat wave July 23-25/2017

Air temperature is on the rise and a mini heat wave is right before our Greek doors. At the same time, strong North wind will be blowing with up to 8 Beaufort locally in the Aegean Sea, and rainstorms are expected in the Central and East Macedonia. Sunday, July 23 …

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Torrential rains flood Chalkidiki, thunder kills shepherd in Western Greece

Barometric low ‘Medusa’ swept through the middle leg of Chalkidiki (Halkidiki) on Monday, flooding roads and camping areas, basements and hotel rooms. Boats sank and camping trailers were swept away. Media report of tourists who fled the area thus causing traffic jam on the roads. The region of Chalkidiki attracts …

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Snowstorm on the Mt. Olympus in the middle of Greek summer

A snowstorm started on the Mount Olympus in the early morning hours of Monday although the calendar shows July 17th. With an elevation of 2,918 m  Mt Olympus is the highest mountain of Greece located on the border between Macedonia and Thessaly, some 80km south of Thessaloniki. Temperature fell sharply …

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