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Greece Severe Weather Warning: Heavy Rainfalls & Thunderstorms

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a warning on severe weather with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms with very frequent lightning strikes as well as hail.

The bad weather front is forecast to set in short before Friday noon, July 8, and  continue until later Saturday night, July 9, 2022.

Especially affected will be central and northern Greece as well as several islands in the West and the East.

Video: Rainfalls forecast July 8-9, 2022


Greece Civil Protection is on high alert following a severe weather warning issued by EMY.

Citizens are advised to take precautions in areas where heavy rain and other phenomena are forecast


Forecast analytically July 8-9,2022

Friday, July 8

The phenomena are forecast to begin just before noon on Friday in the northern Ionian Sea, Epirus and spread to Western and Central Macedonia and Thessaly during the day.

From Friday night the phenomena will become less severe in the west but spread to eastern Macedonia, the islands of the north Aegean, the Sporades island group, eastern mainland Greece and Evia.

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Saturday, July 9

The bad weather will continue in Macedonia, north Aegean, Thessaly, the Sporades islands, eastern mainland Greece and the island of Evia.

It will then spread throughout mainland Greece by the afternoon and evening before improving at night.

Temperature will drop in central and northern parts of the country by up to 4-6 degrees Celsius. It will not exceed 23-26C in the North and 26-28C in central Greece., with highs of 26C and 28C in the north.

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And then on Sunday, July 10….

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