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Greece Weather Warning: Rainfalls, thunderstorms, strong wind, snowfalls

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY warns of weather deterioration with heavy rainflls and powerful winds lat on Monday, Jan 11, 2021, and sharp temperature drop and partially dense snowfall as of Wednesday, Jan 13, 2021.

Coming from the North-West, the bad weather front is forecast to strike the western Greece and gradually also the north of the country as of Monday afternoon.

Main features are: heavy rainfalls, thunderstorms locally accompanied by hail and stormy south winds up to 7-8 Beaufort.

On Tuesday, Jan 12, the intense weather phenomena will affect the majority of the Greek regions.

Attention of mud rainfalls, as the south winds will continue to bring Sahara dust from North Africa.

Weather Forecast analytically & regions affected:

Monday, Jan 11

From the afternoon: the Ionian islands, Epirus, West Sterea.

From late at night: Thessaly, the central Sterea, Macedonia, Thrace.

Tuesday, Jan 12

Ionian islands, Epirus, western and central Sterea, north-west Peloponnese, Thessaly, the Sporades islands, central and
eastern Macedonia, Thrace and the islands of the north-east Aegean Sea.

From the pre-noon hours: the rest of the Peloponnese, eastern Sterea, Evia, gradually the other islands of the eastern Aegean Sea; at night temporarily the northern Cyclades.

From the evening: the Dodecanese.

Weakening of the phenomena is expected initially in the northern Ionian and the mainland from the afternoon, gradually in the rest of the Ionian and in the evening, on the rest of the mainland.

Wednesday, Jan 13

In the early morning hours the islands of the eastern Aegean and the
Dodecanese.

Snow – Temperature Drop Jan 14-15

From Wednesday, Jan 13, a significant drop of the temperature that will initially occur in the North with a decrease of 10 to 12 degrees Celsius.

Frost will occur in the North-West mainland in the morning and evening hours.

North winds will prevail throughout the country.

Snow Prediction

The weather deterioration occurs after an exceptionally for the season and the month  warm weekend with temperatures reaching over 23° C.

sources: emy, meteo, poseidon-system, and others.

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