Schools in several areas of Attica will remain closed on Thursday due to snow and cold weather front “Philip”, Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Minister Christos Stylianides decided on Wednesday.
The schools are in areas of north, east and west Attica.
The specific areas affected by this decision were announced by the Attica regional authority and the local municipalities late Wednesday evening. The list is reportedly here in Greek.
Authorities have also decided to not allow heavy trucks in Attiki Odos as from Wednesday night.
Philip already hit large parts of the country on Wednesday with snow-and rainfalls, schools closures and traffic regulations on highways.
While the phenomena weakened from early afternoon, a new round of weather deterioration is forecast from Thursday.
The snow weather is expected to last until Sunday, March 13, 2022.