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Weather Red Alert: Heavy rain- and snowfalls, storms, stormy winds

Barometric low “Dido” is forecast to strike the largest parts of Greece with heavy rain- and snowfalls, powerful thunderstorms and stormy winds. The Greek National Meteorological Service (EMY) has issued a “red alert” on Monday warning of the upcoming intense weather phenomena. The weather warning is valid from Dec 9 until Dec 12, 2019.

The bad weather front will set in in the West and South parts of the country as of the evening hours of Monday, Dec 9, 2019.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec 10-11, the weather phenomena will be heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms, heavy snowfalls in the mountainous areas and gale-force winds locally.

On Thursday, Dec 12, the phenomena will temporarily weaken. 12/12 the phenomena will be severely restricted and the weather in several areas will temporarily improve.

Video: barometric low Dido from Monday night to Thursday.

Throughout the country will be under the influence of Dido, significant amounts of rain are expected to cause problems in several regions of Greece.

Stormy winds will be blowing with intensity of up to 8 Beaufort in the East Aegean on from Tuesday night until Wednesday evening. there is possibility that intensity will reach up to 9 B in the North Aegean in the early morning hours of Wed.

Weather Forecast analytically Dec 9-12, 2019

Monday, Dec 9

Tuesday, Dec 10

Rainfalls and thunderstorms locally heavy as of the early morning hours in Ionian islands, Epirus, West Sterea -mainly on the coast -, Peloponnese, Crete. Gradually also the Cyclades islands, East Sterea, Attica and Evia.

As of the afternoon: Thessaly, Sporades, Central macedonia

As of the evening: islands of the East Aegean Sea and the Dodecanese.

The phenomena will weaken in West Greece3 as of Tuesday night.

Attica and Athens: Rain and storms locally very heavy from Tuesday morning until the early morning hours of Wednesday.

Wednesday, Dec 11

Heavy rainfalls and partly very heavy in East Sterea, Evia, West and Central Macedonia, Thessaly and Sporades.

The intense weather phenomena will be limited to Thessaly and Sporades in the early morning hours of Thursday.

Thursday, Dec 12

Rainfalls and thunderstorms in Cyclades islands, Crete, islands of the East Aegean and the Dodecanese.

Friday, Dec 13

Temporary weather improvement in some parts of Greece on Friday.

Snow maps

sources: meteo, emy, poseidonsystems

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