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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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One dead as “Russian” cold snap and snow sweep across Greece

On more bad weather front with snowfall and temperature below the freezing point is expected to reach Greece on Thursday. Coming directly from Russia, the front will affect mostly the mainland but also the many islands in the north and eastern Aegean sea. Dense snowfall is expected in Central Macedonia, …

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Only in snowy Greece possible: Tough guys in action (video)

During the week-long extreme weather horror, the majority of Greeks complained and swore loud about the snow the freezing temperatures the slippery roads the inefficiency of the state the mayors and municipalities the Public Power Company the Water Company the Telephone Company the plumbers the electricians the home constructors the …

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Snow in Athens: Dusted Acropolis and lots of Snowmen – Amazing pictures & videos

Millions of snowflakes started to fall short after 6:30 pm on Monday. The much expected snow had arrived in downtown Athens and the suburbs – even those in the south. The snowflakes fell quick and soft and covered first the cars, then the trees and the plants. And had Athenians …

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Rare phenomenon: Sea is “boiling” at legendary Myrtos Beach, Kefalonia

Amazing spectacle in the legendary beach of Myrtos on the island of Kefalonia in the Ionian Sea, Western Greece. It is the moment when the ice cold air masses meet the salty sea water, normally a couple of degrees warmer than the air. According to local website inkefalonia.gr, the majestic …

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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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