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Parents bring fans from home to schools amid heatwave

Parents of high school students in Thessaloniki were seen carrying fans from home to school on Wednesday  so that their children could participate at the university entrance exams in a ‘comfortable’ environment due to the heat wave sweeping across the county. Many public schools have neither Air Conditioning or fans …

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Greece Weather Warning: Heatwave with up to 42-43°C

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a weather warning of a heatwave forecast to “toast” the country in the following four days. The extensive high pressure field that covers the coasts of Africa and the Central Mediterranean and is accompanied by very warm air masses is gradually expanding further east …

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15-day heatwave the longest ever recorded in Greece

The 15-day heatwave that ended on Wednesday evening, July 26, was the longest one recorded in the country, the National Observatory of Athens’ weather service Meteo.gr has said. The heatwave comprised three phases: from July 12 to 15 from July 18 to 23 from July 23 to 26 with last …

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UPDATE Heatwave Greece: Dangerous Phenomena with 46°C, July 25-27

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued an Emergency Bulletin of Dangerous Weather Phenomena for the next days, Tuesday to Thursday, July 25-27, 2023. The warning refers to the third wave of heatwave CLEON that has been striking Greece on and off since July 12. The prolonged heatwave been plaguing Greeks …

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Greece Heatwave: Temperatures to reach 45°C in the shade

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY updated again its Emergency Weather Bulletin on Saturday warning of temperatures up to 45 degrees Celsius in the shade on Sunday, July 23, and the third wave of heatwave CLEON in the following days. In summary: On Saturday 22-7-2023 and Sunday 23-7-2023 a new heat …

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Heatwave: Archaeological sites in Greece to operate with modified hours

The Culture Ministry announced on Thursday that operating hours of archaeological sites in Greece are being modified due to the heatwave with temperatures up to 44 degrees Celsius. Visitors will not allow visitors from 12 noon until 05:30 p.m. from Thursday to Sunday, July 20-23, 2023. “In the event of …

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Guards at archaeological sites on work stoppages due to heatwave

The union of guards at archaeological sites has decided to launch a series of work stoppages during the peak hours of the heatwave affecting the country in the next days. The work stoppages will obviously shut down archaeological sites on certain hours during July 20-23, 2023. The Panhellenic Union of …

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Acropolis “melted” in the heatwave like strawberry ice cream

Athens Surreal captured the “impacts” of the heatwave in the Acropolis and other archaeological sites in an imaginative way. The “impacts” have been created with the help of artificial intelligence and have been posted on Instagram.   In the pictures published by Athens Surreal, the Parthenon can be seen melting …

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Heatwave: Acropolis in Athens, Knossos in Crete temporary closed July 15

The Acropolis of Athens, Knossos and other archaeological sites on the island of  Crete will be temporarily  closed to public for several hours on Saturday, July 15, 2023, as the heatwave that hits Greece reaches its peak with temperatures over 41 degrees Celsius also in the Greek capital. As announced …

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Heatwave Athens: Thermal cameras record 84°C on car top

Temperatures of over 80 degrees Celsius in parked cars in Athens have been detected by thermal cameras as the heatwave “Cleon” peaks over the , with maximum temperatures reaching up to 42-43 degrees Celsius in places. Images taken with thermal cameras and drone and uploaded by EnternityGR on Facebook place …

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