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Low “Ariadne” moves Siberia to Greece. Temperature down to -20C

Do you enjoy the sunshine and the mild temperature after the snow weather between Christmas and New Year? Enjoy as much as you can …because the joy will soon be over. Meteorologists predict heavy snowfalls not only in the mountains but also at sea level areas like Athens and temperature …

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Snow weather: One dead – Several islands without electricity

While the snow weather is sweeping across Greece, a man lost his life in Rodopi region in the north-east of the country. The 76-year-old man was crushed by a  door detached from strong winds. He died killed at the spot. According to local media, the man was at the premises …

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Greece’s wild beauties: Drakolimni (Drakon Lake) froze within hours

Bad weather sweeps throughout Greece. Especially affected is the mountainous Epirus region in the north-west of the country. The sharp temperature drop frozen Lake Drakolomni (Dragon Lake) within short time creating an amazing landscape at an altitude of more than 2,000 meters. Many locals decided to visit the wild beauty …

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Greece’s Civil Protection issues Warning for Extreme Snow Weather Conditions Dec 28-31/2016

With heavy snowfall, freezing temperatures. rainstorms and gusty winds blowing up to 10 Beaufort, Greeks will wave Goodbye to 2016. According to National Meteorological Service (EMY) the icy weather front is expected to set foot in the country on Wednesday with heavy snowfalls even in the low lands, particularly in …

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Greece’s wild beauties: Rivers froze in Epirus (video)

It is cold. So cold that rivers freeze. Like in the Epirus area in Northern Greece. Temperatures fell and fell with the effect that the tributaries of Vikos river in Zagoria froze. Enjoy the wonderful video source: epirusgate.gr The area has lots of wild nature beauties and it is worth …

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Mini “Polar” express brings snow, icy cold. Chances for White Christmas?

I am sure, you have all noticed the temperature drops in the last three days especially in the evening. Not that the days are warm. We call this phenomenon Ηλιος με δόντια which translates into “sun with teeth”. It is another wave of polar cold sweeping throughout Greece and if …

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Snow weather reaches Greece with temperature drop by 10°-12° Celsius

The sunny days of December are apparently over. Temperature will drop by 10 to 12 degrees Celsius as a cold weather front reaches Greece by Monday evening. A barometric low will form in the southern Ionian Sea in Western Greece and will quickly move to the East and the South-East. …

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Polar front brings sharp temperature drop of 10C and snow Nov29-Dec1/2016

I didn’t need to check with weather reports to confirm the temperature drop and the icy north wind coming from Scandinavia. I only needed to open the balcony door of my bedroom this morning. Our youngest cat – next to my feet and ready to jump outside to conquer the …

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Strong rainstorm floods the island of Lesvos (picts, videos)

A tough night for the island of Lesvos: Strong rainfall and hail had houses and shops flooded, drivers trapped in roads turned into rivers and left large areas without electricity for several hours. Plomari and Kalloni are the regions most struck by the bad weather, in Kalloni schools are closed …

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Floods in Zakynthos: Missing man found dead

Research for man who went missing in the floods of Zakynthos have been concluded with the worst possible way: the body of the 33-year-old man was found Sunday afternoon by locals. The body of the young man was found among the mud the waters had left behind, three kilometers away …

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Rainstorms flood Athens and Zakynthos, one man missing (picts, videos)

It’s short before midnight at the square of Dafni, a suburb in southern Athens. We are sitting outdoors in a cafe, sipping on our beer, trying to recover from the punch in the stomach after having watched Ken Loach’s social drama I, Daniel Blake. We cannot resist drawing the bureaucratic …

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Weather forecast: Thunderstorms and Polar cold coming from Scandinavia

Do you enjoy the warm days in Greece with wonderful sunshine and temperatures between 21-22 degrees Celsius? This nice November weather will soon be over. Blame the Polar Cold expected to sweep across Europe, Greece included. December is expected to come the tough way, with snowfalls even in capital Athens …

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Hailstorm strikes Athens, floods in Epirus (picts, video)

The temperature was at 23° C, a South wind was blowing, the clouds full of Sahara dust were settled in the sky. Suddenly, dark clouds moved, I saw the first lightning out there in the Saronic Gulf. Within minutes, I heard some clumps hitting the windows. It was hail falling …

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Mini cyclone hits Crete: dozens of problems, 3 injuries (picts, video)

The mini cyclone that hit the island of Crete on Monday poured tonnes of rain and caused dozens of problems putting people’s lives at risk. Strong winds were blowing at 60 miles/hour and according to the   of Heraklio, intensity was 9 to 10 Beaufort in the port of the city. …

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