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First snow on Mt. Parnitha, NW Athens; cold weather sweeps across Greece

The first snow of 2024 started falling on the Mt. Parnitha over 900 meters on Tuesday afternoon, forcing authorities to shut down to traffic the avenue of the same name in north-western Athens. Police announced the closure of the avenue citing snowfall and ice conditions. Snowplows have been deployed out …

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Greece Weather Warning: Heavy rainfalls & storms, gale-force winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a weather warning of a temporary deterioration with heavy rainfalls and storms and stormy southern winds. The barometric low will affect Greece from Saturday afternoon, January 6, until Sunday evening, January 7, 2024. Indicative maps (a) the position of the barometric low late Saturday …

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Greece Weather Warning: heavy rainfalls and storms

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a weather warning on upcoming heavy rainfalls and storms accompanied by a high frequency of lightning and possibly hail. Coming from the south-western Ionian Sea the barometric low will cause a temporary weather deterioration from the evening hours of Wednesday, December 20, until the …

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New bad weather front with rainfalls, storms, gusty winds up to 9 Β

Hardly is storm Bettina gone, a strong barometric low coming from North-West Europe and moving southeast will cause a new wave of bad weather in Greece, forecast to last from the evening hours of Monday, November 27, until Wednesday, November 29, 2023, The bad weather front bring rainfalls, locally strong …

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Extensive damages in Halkidiki waterfront from storm Bettina

Winds blowing with intensity of 11 Beaufort swept along the coast of Kassandra leg in Halkidiki peninsula over the weekend damaging pedestrian zones in the villages of the mainly touristic area. Badly affected have been the villages of Siviri, Hanioti, Pefkohori and Polychrono where piers were cracked, trees uprooted and …

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Greece Weather RED ALERT: <112> warning, updates, sea traffic

Greece’s Civil Protection sent emergency messages to citizens via <112> on Saturday, urging them to limit their movement due to stormy winds that have already led to cancellation of sea traffic. At the same time, the National Meteorological Service updated its Weather Warning issued on Friday to Highest Category “RED.” …

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Greece Weather Warning: Snowfalls, Stormy Winds, Temperature drop

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued an emergency bulletin on Friday warning of a cold weather front with snowfalls and rainfalls, gale-force winds both in the Ionian and the Aegean Seas, storms and significant temperature drop. According to EMY, a deep barometric low coming from the north-northwest accompanied by a …

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Rhodes: Heavy rainfalls flood the island, cause landslides (video)

Heavy rainfalls hit the island of Rhodes early on Wednesday, flooding main and small roads and causing landslides in some villages. Authorities urge citizens to limit their movements Streams have been overflown in the area of Damatia and Marista, local media rodiaki.gr reported. The heave rainfalls started early Wednesday morning. …

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Greece Weather Warning: Heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued an emergency bulletin on Tuesday, warning of weather deterioration with heavy rainfalls and storms. The bad weather front is forecast to hit the country as of Tuesday night, November 21, starting from the western parts. On Wednesday, affected will be the south part of …

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Greece Weather Warning: Gale-force winds up to 10B, first snowfalls

A massive weather deterioration with the first snowfalls is underway on upcoming weekend November 18-19, 2023. Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a weather warning on Thursday afternoon. Main features of the weather deterioration are forecast to be: Gale force winds of 8 to 9 Beaufort and gusts up to …

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Red Sprites: Rare phenomenon over the Aegean Sea

Luminous Transient Events (TLE’s) over storms in the Greek area: a very rare phenomenon, the Red Sprites, occurred over a storm in the Aegean Sea on November 12, 2023. The amazing phenomenon was capture by @csath who posted the picture on social media. Last night, "Jellyfish" Sprite over the #thunderstorms …

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Updated Weather Warning: Heavy rainfalls & storms across Greece

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY updated its Emergency Weather Deterioration Bulletin issued on November 9, 2023, on Sunday based on the latest forecast data. From Sunday evening, November 12, a new weather system from the north-west will reach Greece with heavy rainfalls and storms. It will initially affect western Greece, …

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Greece Weather Warning: Heavy rainfalls, storms, hail, strong winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued an emergency bulletin on Thursday warning of weather deterioration with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms. The weather will deteriorate from noon on Friday, November 10, until late Saturday night, November 11, 2023. Forecast are heavy rainfalls and storms, which will be accompanied by hail and …

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Greece Weather Warning: Heavy Rainfalls, Thunderstorms, gale-force Winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued an emergency bulletin on Thursday warning of a weather deterioration with intense phenomena in most parts of the country. According to forecast, heavy rainfalls and storms accompanied by high frequency of lightning and hail will affect the country from Friday afternoon until midday Sunday, …

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October was the warmest in Greece in 15 years

The month of October was the warmest in Greece in the last 15 years, the National Observatory of Athens reported on Wednesday. According to data collected by a network of 51 meteorological stations across the country, the average maximum daily temperatures were very high compared to the average for the …

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Greece Weather Warning with Heavy Rainfalls and Thunderstorms

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued an emergency bulletin on Wednesday, warning of intense weather phenomena. Heavy rainfalls and storms accompanied by a high frequency of lightning and local hailstorms are forecast from Wednesday evening, October 25, until Thursday evening, October 26, 2023. Mainly affected will be western Greece. EMY …

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Greek “summer” in the heart of October, temperatures up to 31°C

“Summer” in the heart of autumn with temperatures up to 6 degrees Celsius above the seasonal average are forecast in Greece for the next couple of days. The transport of warm air masses from Africa to the Balkans and the south-eastern Mediterranean in the coming days will result in a …

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Greece’s Meteo Service issues Weather Warning Alert

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a weather emergency bulletin  on Tuesday, October 17, warning of weather deterioration with intense phenomena locally. Heavy rainfalls and storms accompanied with a high frequency of lightning and hail-falls locally. 📌ΕΠΗΡΕΑΖΟΝΤΑΙ α. από μεσημέρι Κέρκυρα-Παξοί,Ήπειρος. β. από νωρίς το απόγευμα υπόλοιπο Ιόνιο, η δυτ. …

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Weather deterioration with rainfalls & strong thunderstorms

The warm, sunny October days are to make place to clouds, rainfalls and thunderstorms as meteorologists forecast a weather deterioration in Greece in the next few days. The bad weather front is expected to hit Greece with rainfalls, locally strong thunderstorms and temperature drop from Tuesday, October 17, however, the …

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Samaria Gorge closed to visitors on Sept 29, due to weather

The Natural Environment and Climate Change Organization has decided to close the Samaria Gorge on the island of Crete on Friday, September 29, 2023 after taking into account the meteorological forecast for rainfalls in the Gorge and the wider area. The decision has been reportedly taken for the safety of …

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