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Greece Autumn Weather: Temperature drop by 10° Celsius, rain-showers

Significant temperature drop by 10 degrees Celsius is forecast in the upcoming days as autumn weather will show its face with rainfalls, showers and temperatures below the seasonal average. According to Thodoris Kolydas, director of the National Meteorological Service EMY, temperature drop is forecast as of  Sunday, September 18, while …

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Weather: Late Greek Summer with temperatures up to 38°-39°C

Fair weather conditions, weakened winds in the seas and a gradual temperature rising is forecast in the upcoming days, reaching its peak on Friday and Saturday, September 17-18, with up to 38-39 degrees Celsius locally. According to latest data of the meteo service of the National Observatory of Athens, reason …

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Greece Weather: Temperature rise, Sahara dust

Temperature will rise and dust from the Sahara due to strong southern winds are forecast in Greece over the weekend, September 9-11, 2022..  the warm weather started already on Friday, where temperatures rose by 2°-4° C in North & Central Greece and by 4°-6° C in south central, east Peloponnese …

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Two cruise-ships dock at Souda port, Crete, due to strong winds

Two cruise-ships made an unscheduled arrival at the port of Souda, Chania on the island of Crete, due to the strong winds blowing in the Aegean Sea. According to the chief of the Port Fund of the region of Chania, Dimitris Virirakis, the two cruiships, «MSC SINFONIA» and  «RHAPSODY OF …

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Powerful winds disrupt ferry traffic in the Aegean Sea

Powerful winds blowing with intensity of up to 9 Beaufort have disrupted the departure of ferries from the mainland to the islands, especially to the Cyclades group. Ferries were unable to depart the ports of Rafina for Cyclades and Lavrio in south-eastern Attica on Tuesday morning due to rough sea, …

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Torrential rain floods Thessaloniki; over 800 calls to Fire Service (pcts,vids)

A heavy rainstorm hit the urban complex of Greece’s second biggest city Thessaloniki turning streets into rivers, sweeping away vehicles, flooding homes and shops, and even the landmark of the city , the White Tower. Power outage recorded in some of the residential and commercial areas. The rain started around …

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Greece Weather Warning: Rainfalls, thunderstorms, hail, gusty winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service issued an emergency bulletin on Sunday warning of temporary weather deterioration with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms. The temporary deterioration is forecast from Sunday evening until Monday afternoon. Locally heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms accompanied by high frequency of lightning, hail and gusty winds. Most affected will be …

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Twin waterspouts off the island of Kefalonia (videos)

A rare phenomenon of twin waterspouts occurred off the island of Kefalonia in the Ionian Sea, western Greece, on Friday. the twin waterspouts occurred as a bad weather with heavy rains and thunderstorms hits large parts of the country for one more time. Weather warning by EMY here on KTG. …

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Greece Weather Warning: heavy rainfalls, thunderstorms, gusty winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued an emergency bulletin at Thursday noon, warning of weather deterioration with heavy rainfalls, thunderstorms and gusty winds. The bad front is forecast to set in on Thursday evening, September 1,and last until Saturday, September 3, 2022. Deterioration starts in northern Greece with heavy rainfalls …

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August says “Goodbye” with rains and storms; unstable weather until Friday

August says “Goodbye” with rainfalls and thunderstorms in several parts of Greece, including Attica, the islands and Crete. The unstable weather will continue until Friday, September 2, 2022, state broadcaster ERT reported. According to latest forecast data by the meteo service of the National Observatory of Athens, rains and rhunderstorms …

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Unstable, rainy & stormy weather continues, yet improvement over the weekend

The atmospheric “cold lake” that brought rain and storms in the largest part of Greece this week is expected to significantly subside on Friday as it moves away from Greece toward the region of the Black Sea. However, according to an updated forecast by the National Observatory of Athens weather …

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Greece National Meteo warns of Extreme Weather Phenomena

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY upgraded the recent weather warning to Red Alert on Wednesday as the forecast is of extreme weather phenomena. According to emergency bulletin issued at Wednesday noon, EMY noted that the warning of August 22 is still valid for most of the areas with heavy rainfalls …

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Lightning kills over 50 sheep in northern Greece

A lightning killed more than 50 sheep in the region of Vlacha in Metsovo, northern Greece, during a thunderstorm that hit the area on Tuesday afternoon. According to state broadcaster ERT, the frequent thunderstorms that have broken out in recent days are particularly intense with lots of lightning. Greece is …

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Landslides, power outages as rainstorm hits Santorini (pcts, video)

Heavy rainfall and lightning caused landslides and power outages on the island of Santorini early Wednesday morning. The intense weather phenomena sounded alarm at the Fire Service. Motorists should be careful due to landslides on the road network, the local service waens citizens and tourists. Landslides occurred in the port …

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Short but heavy rainfall floods main roads in Athens (pcts)

ATHENS RAIN

Main roads in Athens including those along the Athens Riviera were flooded and vehicles were trapped in muddy waters, and power outages occurred when a rainfall poured down in several suburbs of Greek capital late Tuesday afternoon. Police closed Pireos Avenue as well as Hamosternas, the main roads connecting Athens …

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Greece Weather Warning: Heavy rainfalls, thunderstorms, gusty winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issue an emergency bulletin on Monday noon warning of a weather deterioration with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms accompanied by a high frequency of lightning and hail. During the weather phenomena, there will be temporarily also enhanced gusty winds, EMY warns. According to EMY, the weather …

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Greece Heatwave Warning: Temperature to reach 41° Celsius

Greece’s National Meteorological Service (EMY) issued an emergency report on Wednesday, warning of a heatwave that will hit the country with temperatures up to 41 degrees Celsius. At the same time, other meteorologists forecast that after the heatwave is over on Sunday, August 21, unstable weather will follow with a …

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Heatwave to hit Greece with up 40°-42° Celsius; risk of fires

Meteorologists forecast high temperatures in Greece in the coming days, around 4 to 7 degrees Celsius above the seasonal average. According to the National Meteorological Service EMY the heatwave temperatures are expected to reach up to 42 degrees Celsius in some parts of the country on Friday and Saturday, August …

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Summer rainstorm floods Volos; two injured; Wind-spout on Lemnos

It started to pour in Volos short before 5 o’ clock Sunday afternoon and within an hour the heavy rainstorm lasted, it flooded main roads, homes and businesses in the capital of the regional unit of Magnisia in Central Greece. Two people were injured.     The phenomenon hit the …

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