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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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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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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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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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Heatwave with up to 38-39°C to strike Greece, forecast Jun 23-July 1/2017

Air temperature above 38 degrees Celsius, humidity and wind stillness will be the characteristics of the weather expected in the next days and week. The heatwave sweeping across Europe and USA will reach also Greece. According to Greek meteorologists, temperature will gradually rise as of today, Thursday, to reach 38-39 …

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Weather June 3-5/2017: Meteorologists forecast rainfalls, hail, strong winds

Greek National Meteorology Service EMY issued a weather deterioration warning. The statements warns of rainfalls, hail and strong winds over the upcoming weekend June 3-4 2017. The weather is expected to start deteriorating as on Saturday afternoon, although storng rainfalls stroke already Northeast Greece on Friday. Saturday, June 3 The …

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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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EU Commission to cut growth forecast for Greece, closer to IMF projection

The European Commission will revise down its growth forecast for Greece this year to around 2% from a previous 2.7%, an EU official said today. The revision – which brings the Commission closer to International Monetary Find projections – is likely to increase pressure on Greek politicians to adopt a reform …

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This is not spring! Weather forecast with rain, strong winds and snow!

The winter has not spoken the last word. Not yet. Weather deterioration, low temperature, rainfalls, thunderstorms, hale, even snow and snow-rain and frost in some areas are expected for the weekend April 21st to 23rd 2017. Greece’s National Weather Agency (EMY) issued an extreme weather warning as strong winds blowing …

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IMF lowers Greece GDP growth projection to 2.2 percent

The International Monetary Fund has lowered its projections on Greek growth from last fall and warned against “unreasonable forecasts” and “unjustifiable frameworks” by the country’s European creditors. In its World Economic Outlook, published on Tuesday, the Fund argued that growth in Greece this year will come to 2.2 percent against …

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Greek Easter Weather: relative warm, cloudy with showers April 15-17/2017

The weather will be relatively warm on the Easter weekend. Greek meteorologists advise those planning to roast lamb and kokoretsi outdoors: they should start early on Sunday – and finish early. Rainy weather is due as of Easter Sunday early afternoon and Easter Monday. Temperatures in the average up to …

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Weather Forecast: Showers, Thunderstorms, Sahara dust, Temperatures

It is a common wisdom that the weather is usually unstable in the month of April. The moment you think to take your sun umbrella and head to the beach, you realize it was actually a bad idea. You feel a chilly wind, the sun is gone, grey clouds are …

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IMF Thomsen: Greece will need at least 20 years to return to pre-crisis levels

Greeece will need at least twenty years to have its GDP return to pre-crisis levels. This message full of … spring optimism was transmitted by Poul Thomsen, in charge of the European program of the International Monetary Fund. Speaking at a conference in the University of Oxford, Poul Thomsen said …

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Weather: Snow, frost, strong north winds, freezing temperature

Have you seen a cat walking backwards? Incredibly quickly? Then turn around and rush to a room in the back of the house – as far away as possible from the balcony door? This is what I saw this morning, when I opened the one of the doors on the …

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Weather Warning: Thunderstorms, Snowfalls, Wind up to 9B

Greece National Meteorology Service issued a weather warning on Monday, forecasting deterioration of the weather with showers, thunderstorms, snow falls and strong winds blowing with intensity of up to 9 Beaufort. The bad weather front is expected to set in as of Monday evening, January 23rd 2017. Rain and thunderstorms …

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