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Torrential rainfalls flood homes and business on Thassos

Twenty minutes of torrential rain on the island of Thassos were enough to flood homes and businesses, to turn roads into rivers. Especially affected by the summer rainstorm are Limenaria and Skala Maries. The rainstorm broke out in the early morning hours of Thursday, tones of water fell on the …

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Greece National Meteo Service weather warning: Thunderstorms, hail, powerful winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a weather warning on Tuesday  about a deterioration with  heavy thunderstorms locally accompanied by hail and powerful winds. The weather deterioration is forecast to set in the in early morning hours of Wednesday, August 5, 2020, and will initially strike the north-western parts of …

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Greece weather warning: Thunderstorms, powerful winds, hail

Greece’s National MEteorological Service EMY issued a weather warning with heavy thunderstorms accompanied by powerful winds and locally possibly also by hail. The weather deterioration will affect the country amid a heatwave with temperatures reaching up to 41 degrees Celsius. The change of the weather is forecast to set in …

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Heatwave to strike Greece with temperature up to 41°C

Slowly but gradually temperature is rising in Greece, and a heatwave with up to 41 degrees Celsius is just outside the door. A slight rise of temperature is forecast for Tuesday, July 28, with very hot air masses to move from the western Mediterranean towards Central Europe in general and …

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Heavy hail hits northern Greece in July (video)

Strong hail falls hit western Macedonia and Central Greece destroying of thousands of hectares of crops. Torrential rains turned roads into rivers and flooded homes and businesses. In Drosero village by Kozani the hail stroke without mercy. Village Pylori Locals told media of “unprecedented volumes of rain water in a …

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Greece weather warning: Rain, Thunderstorms, Hail, July 4-7

Greece’s National Meteorological Service (EMY) has issued a warning of a temporary weather deterioration with rainfalls and locally heavy thunderstorms, powerful winds and temperature drop. The bad weather front is forecast to strike initially the mountainous and semi-mountainous regions in northern Greece as of Saturday noon (July 4) and last …

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Greece weather: Temperature up to 40°C, rain and thunderstorms

A mini heat wave with temperatures up to 40 degrees Celsius has been hitting Greece, despite the “meltemia”, the summer north winds. The features of this rather unstable weather are bright sunshine, high temperatures but also local rainfalls, showers and thunderstorms are forecast for the following days. According to meteorologists, …

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Greece Weather Warning: Rain- and thunderstorms, hail June 21-24

Greece’s National Meteorological Service has issued a warning about a sudden weather deterioration with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms accompanied locally by hail and temporary powerful winds. The bad weather front is coming form the North staring on Sunday afternoon, June 21, 2020. It will initially hit the northern and central …

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Unprecedented Hailstorm hits Drama in mid-June (picts)

An unprecedented hailstorm hit the city of Drama in the night from Tuesday to Wednesday and caused widespread problems in many areas of the city in north-eastern Greece. The volume of hail was so big that dense layers reaching up to 30-40 cm were formed. The Drama Municipality sent excavators …

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Greece weather warning: Rain, Thunderstorms, Wind 8-10B

Greece’s National Meteorological Service issued a weather warning on Friday on a temporary weather deterioration with rainfalls, thunderstorms and stormy winds up to 9 even 10 Beaufort locally. The barometric low coming from southern Italy is forecast to affect initially western Greece and gradually also central and northern Greece. According …

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Greece weather warning: Rainfalls, thunderstorms, hail, gusty wind

Greece’s National Meteorological Service (EMY) has issued a weather warning with main features be powerful rainfalls and thunderstorms, locally hail falls and gusty winds. Rain and thunderstorms are forecast to start as of Monday noon, June 1, 2020, and affect both the mainland and the Aegean islands. The weather warning …

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Lightning kills woman on the island of Skopelos (UPD)

A woman was killed by a lightning during a rainstorm on the island of Skopelos on Tuesday, local media report. The woman was reportedly doing agricultural works on the fields together with her husband, when she was hit but the lightning. She died immediately in front of her husbands’ eyes, …

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Rainstorm hits Athens, hail Hailkidiki: Stormy weather forecast Greece

Weather was quite fair on Tuesday morning but it made a U-turn at noon: clouds quickly gathered over Athens and the suburbs on Tuesday noon, thunder was heard and lightning was seen in the horizon. Within minutes a heavy rainstorm started to strike accompanied by gale-force wind. The rain was …

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Greece weather: Floods, power outage and 6,700 lightning bolts

Torrential rains turned streets into rives and thousands of lightning bolts left households and business without power, when the bad weather front stroke Macedonia and Thrace in northern Greece. Fire brigades rescued a young man whose car was swept away from rushing waters. Particularly hit by the severe weather phenomena …

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Heat Wave in mid-May: Temperatures in Greece to soar up to 40°C

Meteorologists forecast extremely high temperatures that will reach locally up to 39-40 degrees Celsius over the upcoming weekend. The heat wave unprecedented for this time of the year and the deviation from the average seasonal temperature in mid-May is over 10 degrees Celsius, the weather service of National Observatory of …

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May heat wave in Greece with up to 39°C and Sahara dust

Meteorologists in Greece forecast a mini heat wave with temperatures to reach up to 38 and 39 degrees Celsius. The warm air masses are coming from Africa together with strong south winds and Sahara dust. It will be the first heat wave of the year. According to National Observatory of …

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Greece weather warning: Strong rainfalls and thunderstorms

Greece’s National Meteorological Service (EMY) has issued a warning of a weather deterioration with powerful rainfalls and thunderstorms with hailstorms and strong winds 7-8 Beaufort locally. The weather phenomena are forecast to set in on Saturday, May 2, in the North-West and extend to the East and Central Greece. Improvement …

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Greece weather: Temperature on the rise, reaching up to 29°-30° C

Temperatures in Greece are expected to rise in the last days of April, reaching 27-29 degrees Celsius in some areas and even climb to 30° C in the first days of May. According to weather forecast of the National Observatory of Athens, the following map shows the areas with the …

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Half Greece wakes up in the middle of a snow landscape (picts, video)

What if April nears its end… Half Greece woke up in the middle of a snow landscape on Thursday, April 23, 2020. As meteorologists have forecast, the barometric low brought not only rainfalls but also snow, locally dense. In the mountainous areas of Karditsa, south-west Macedonia, snow started to fall …

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