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Greece Weather forecast with rainstorms, hail and strong winds

Greece’s National Meteorology Service EMY issued a new weather warning on Wednesday. The warning is issued for Wednesday, Tuesday and Friday, May 24-26 2017. It forecast rainstorms, hail falls and strong winds up to 7 Beaufort locally. However, temperatures remain high according to seasonal levels. A rainstorm hit the area …

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Finnish tourist dies after falling into 2-meter deep ditch in Crete

A Finnish tourist has died after falling into a 2-meter deep private ditch on the side of a road in Platanias holiday village in Chania, Western Crete. The man was found by passersby on Friday morning. Firemen and rescuers recover the body of the man whose age was reported between …

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Weather warning: Rain, storm, hail and wind up to 7 Beaufort

A quick deterioration of weather after the heat wave over the last weekend. Rainfalls, storms, hail, north winds up to 7 Beaufort and temperature drop. The bad weather front is expected to set initially in Central Macedonia and later across the country. The Greek National Meteorological Service has issued a …

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Greece named among World’s Most Romantic Destinations for Honeymoon

Greece has been named among the world’s top 20 most romantic destinations for 2017 in this year’s Brides Honeymoon Awards. The Greek islands, in fact. Each year, Brides magazine partners with luxury travel advisers Virtuoso who have a global network of more than 15,000 luxury-travel specialists, to discover the best …

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Crete: Car filmed driving backwards on highway VIDEO

“Why bother and drive a couple kilometers more for the next exit, when I just passed the exit to my village?” This is what a driver apparently thought and decided to drive backwards on the highway. Driving backwards? On a highway? It was just a miracle that no accident happened, …

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Weather Greece: Temperature up to 26°-27° Celsius over the weekend

Spring time. March. Exceptional temperatures up to 26 and 27 degrees Celsius. In the sun or in the shadow it doesn’t matter. Just like in June! The weather forecast for Friday, Saturday and Sunday is very promising. Fair weather until you can take no more… Very few clouds locally. But …

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Steven Cook: Scotland Yard in Crete investigates death causes

Scotland Yard units have traveled to the island of Crete and conduct investigation about the death causes of Steven Cook, the Briton who went missing twelve years ago. According to local media, policemen and experts of UK’s Scotland Yard traveled to the village of Malia and conduct thorough investigation in …

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Weather Warning: Rainstorms, Gale Winds, Haze Mar 10-13/2017

With a statement issued on Friday, Greece’s National Weather Service (EMY) warns of a weather deterioration with strong rain storms, gale winds and haze. Low Galateia will initially strike the north-west of the country with strong rain storms  that will be accompanied locally with gale winds and haze. Weather forecast …

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Athens: Cretan farmers out of control clash with riot police

Anger, brawl, smash, sticks, stones, tear gas, sound flares, injuries, detentions. This is the picture at Vathis Square in downtown Athens on Wednesday morning, after hundreds of angry farmers from Crete set out to protest taxation and social security contributions. First, the farmers first got angry because of  the presence …

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