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Greece extends “obligatory holiday due to snow” in 6 regions UPDATE

Greece’s Civil Protection extended the obligatory holiday to Wednesday, January 26, 2022 due to the weather conditions. Minister Christos Stylianides announced Tuesday noon that the ‘holiday” will be extended to the regions of Attica, Crete, the islands groups of Cyclades and Dodecanese. Obligatory holiday shuts down public and private sectors …

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Snow Greece: Authorities warn citizens to avoid “unnecessary movement”

Greece’s Civil Protection has sent SMS to residents of several regions across the country on Sunday evening warning them to avoid “unnecessary movement” in the next 48 hours due to dense snow falls. Using the EU-wide emergency number , the Civil Protection warned in Greek and English people in parts …

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Schools, kindergartens in Attica & other regions closed Jan 24-25 due to snow weather; distance learning

Primary and secondary schools as well as pre-schools and kindergartens in Athens and Attica will remain closed on Monday and Tuesday, January 24-25, due to the second wave of the snow weather. The regional government of Attica took this decision on Sunday afternoon for “preventive reasons, for the safety of …

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Mykonos, Santorini, Naxos… Snow on the Cyclades islands (picts, videos)

A not so often phenomenon on the Cyclades islands in the central Aegean Sea: Snow! Famous landscapes on Mykonos, Santorini, Amorgos, Tinos have been covered with a white carpet and the scenery reminds anything but bright sun, endless blue sea and sandy beaches. Syros, Sifnos and Andros via syrrospress Thrilled …

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Greece Weather RED ALERT: Dense Snowfalls, Cold Snap, Wind 8-9 B

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a RED ALERT Thursday noon, warning of the high impact weather event called ELPIS – Hope (!?) – forecast to affect the country in two phases. The cold snap is forecast to cause significant temperature drop, snowfalls in eastern Greece and stormy winds. The …

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“Diomedes” strikes Greece with dense snowfalls, disrupts sea traffic (videos)

Bad weather front “Diomedes” is sweeping across Greece with dense snowfalls and heavy rainfalls, low temperatures and frost, causing problems mainly in central and northern Greece, where areas have been flooded and snow has closed many regional roads. Since Tuesday evening, the Civil Protection dispatched 100 machines to remove snow …

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Greece Extreme Weather Warning: “Diomedes” comes with dense snowfalls, heavy rainstorms, strong winds

Greece Extreme Weather Warning: Barometric low “Diomedes” is forecast to sweep across the country with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms, dense snowfalls and sharp temperature decrease as well as with stormy winds, National Meteorological Service (EMY) warned with its Red Alert published on Monday. According to EMY forecast, bad weather front …

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Greece Weather Warning: Heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms Dec 27-29

Greece’ National Meteorological Service (EMY) issued a warning on a weather deterioration with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms. Coming from the West, the bad weather front will start today, Monday, December 27, and last until Wednesday, December 29,2021. The bad weather front will set in in the West of the country …

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Carmel: Snow on mountains in NW Attica, villages in Evia without power

Bad weather front Carmel has brought snow in Athens even at low altitudes of 300 meters. Carmel is pounding central and south Greece with snow, freezing temperatures and ice cold winds since Friday afternoon. Several villages on Evie without electricity. Snow has been heavily falling in North-West Attica and authotiries …

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Weather Warning: Carmel to hit Greece with snow, rain, storms, wind 9 B

National Meteorological Service (EMY) issued a weather warning on bad front named Carmel forecast to hit Greece and the broader south-east Mediterranean basin with dense snowfalls, heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms, gale-force wind of 9 Beaufort and high waves. Carmel is coming from Russia and the weather deterioration will be particularly …

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First snow on Mt Parnitha in the North of Athens (videos)

The first snow of this winter started to fall on the Mount Parnitha in the north of Athens since Tuesday and cameras captured deer at an altitude of 1,050 meters. Traffic has been party halted in the area. Video: Dense snowfall on Mt Parnitha – Location: Bafi refuge Videos: Deer …

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One woman dies as torrential rainfalls flood large parts of Greece (videos)

One woman lost her life in western Macedonia when the bad weather front hit with full power Greece with torrential rainfalls and gale-force on Saturday. Members of the fire brigades located the body of the 55-year-old woman who went missing on Saturday evening when torrential rain had flooded the area …

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Greece Meteo upgrades Weather Warning to Alarm Level with Extreme Phenomena

Greece’s National Meteorological Service (EMY) amended its weather warning issued on Thursday and upgraded to Alarm Level on Friday afternoon. Special mention is to the Ionian Sea and the islands where high volume of rain and winds blowing with intensity of 9 to 10 Beaufort are expected state broadcaster ERT …

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Greece Weather Warning: Heavy rainfalls, thunderstorms, gale-force winds

  Greece’ National Meteorological Service issued a warning of weather deterioration with intense phenomena such as heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms and gale-force winds. The weather deterioration is forecast to start on Thursday night, December 9, gradually affect the whole country and continue until the early morning hours of Sunday, December …

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