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Temperatures in Greece to rise up to 16°C above seasonal average

Temperatures will rise above 30 degrees Celsius in some areas of mainland Greece starting from Sunday, March 31, when extremely warm air masses from Africa are expected to move over the country and eastern Europe. ° The unusual for the season warm wave is forecast to last from Sunday to …

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Sahara dust “suffocates” Greece; when the phenomenon recede

High concentrations of Sahara dust and high temperatures created a suffocating atmosphere in Greece on Thursday, especially in the south. In many areas including capital Athens the sky was extremely “foggy” with a blur sun due to the high concentration of transported Sahara dust particles. According to Star TV [an …

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Greece Weather: Sahara dust and temperatures up to 28° Celsius

Sharp increase of temperatures, high concentration of Sahara dust and mud showers are forecast for Greece on Wednesday and Thursday, March 27-28, 2024. Weather conditions favor the transport of African dust. 🍃 ΣΥΓΚΕΝΤΡΩΣΕΙΣ ΣΚΟΝΗΣ Μέχρι και την Πέμπτη υψηλές οι συγκεντρώσεις της Αφρικανικής σκόνης . Νέος γύρος από βδομάδα , …

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Whirlwind sweeps through Messolonghi, western Greece (picts)

A whirlwind swept through Messolonghi in the early hours of Tuesday, leaving parts of the city in western Greece without electricity, causing damage to businesses and homes as well as to a cemetery. There are no reports of injuries. The whirlwind broke gravestones in the cemetery of Agios Lazaros, brought …

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Greece weather: Heavy rain and storms, powerful winds, mud showers

A cold front will affect Greece as of Monday afternoon, March 11, the meteo service of the National Observatory of Athens has forecast. The main features of the upcoming bad weather front which will continue into tomorrow, Tuesday, March 12, will be: heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms locally strong to gale-force …

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Greece experienced the hottest winter on record

Winter 2023-2023 has been the hottest recorded in Greece’s history, preliminary data from the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) and analyzed by the scientific team of the National Observatory of Athens, meteo.gr have shown. The 2023-2024 winter (December 2023, January and February 2024) in Greece was marked by extended periods …

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Greece Weather Warning with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a warning about weather deterioration with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms. The bad weather front comes from the West on Monday evening, March 4, will move to the East and is forecast to affect the country until Tuesday noon, March 5, 2024. ⚠ ΕΚΤΑΚΤΟ ΔΕΛΤΙΟ …

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Greece Weather Warning: Heavy rainfalls and storms, powerful winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a warning of a temporary weather deterioration with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms accompanied by high frequency of lightning and possibly hail. The intense phenomena will start on Thursday night in the west, will extend on Friday further east and will affect the the rest …

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Greece Weather Warning: Heavy rainfalls, storms, powerful winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a weather warning of a deterioration with heavy rainfalls and storms in most parts of the country. The bad weather front is forecast to affect the Greece from the evening hours of Sunday, February 25, until the early morning hours of Tuesday, February 27, …

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Greece Weather Warning: Heavy rains, storms, powerful winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY has warned of a weather deterioration with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms and powerful winds. Coming from the North-West, the bad weather front is forecast to hit  as of midday Sunday, February 11,  and is expected to last until Monday, night, February 12, 2024. The intense …

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Fair weather until weekend then change with rainfalls, storms, strong winds

The first days of February remind of spring with fair weather, blue skies, sunshine and temperatures up to 21 degrees Celsius, much higher than the seasonal average. The good weather will continue at least until the upcoming weekend, while cold and snow is generally forecast towards the end of the …

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January 2024 in Greece the hottest in a decade

January 2024 was the second warmest since 2010 in northern Greece and Thessaly, and the third warmest in western Greece, the National Observatory of Athens said on Thursday. According to the network of 53 meteorological stations of the Observatory’s meteo.gr that have been in continuous operation since  2010, the average …

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Anti-skid chains mandatory in Attica or €80 fine

Greek police conducted intensive checks in cars in the northern suburbs of Athens on Monday morning to confirm that drivers are supplied with anti-skid chains due to upcoming snowfalls at night. Anti-skid chains are in fact mandatory from 10 o’ clock Monday night, January 29, 2024, following a decision by …

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Greece Weather Warning: Heavy snow- and rainfalls, winds up 10B

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued an emergency bulletin warning of a weather deterioration with heavy snow- and rainfalls and stormy winds reaching up to 10 Beaufort in the following days. The weather will gradually deteriorate as of Sunday, January 28, and will continue to affect the country until Wednesday, …

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Meteorologists forecast second wave of cold weather with snowfalls

Another, in fact two cold weather fronts with snow and ice-cold northern winds is on the way to Greece and will affect the country over the weekend and the beginning of next week. The first weather outbreak is forecast on Sunday, January 28, while the second one will hit the …

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Sailing ban of ferries to be gradually lifted as of Monday afternoon

The ban on ferries sailing from the port of Piraeus will be gradually lifted on Monday afternoon as according to the National Meteorological Service’s forecast the strong northern winds will gradually fade from the north, media report. However, ferries will remain docked at the ports of Rafina and Lavrio in …

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Greece Weather Warning: Snow, stormy winds, heavy rainfalls

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued an emergency bulletin warning of a weather deterioration with sharp temperature drop by 8 to 10 degrees Celsius and snowfalls mainly in the central and northern mainland. At the same time, stormy winds of up to 9 Beaufort will prevail in the Aegean Sea, …

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Greece Weather: Up to 22°C on Friday, sharp drop, snowfalls on Saturday

Greece has been experiencing a prolonged fair weather all through the winter, so far, with sunny days and temperatures over 15 degrees Celsius even if with short intervals of bad weather. It is the first time ever that quite some plants on my balcony are blooming in January, and the …

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