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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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Impressive and scary waterspout in Halkidiki (pcts, vids)

An impressive and at the same time terrifying waterspout was formed close to the coast on the first “leg” of Halkidiki peninsula on Sunday morning. Immediately sunbathers at the beach of Xenia by the village of Paliouri in the south of Kassandra grabbed their mobiles to capture the spectacular phenomenon. …

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Greece Weather Warning: Rain, thunderstorms, hail in mid-August

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued an emergency bulletin warning of weather instability with rainfalls, thunderstorms and even hail. The warning is valid for the upcoming three days, August 12-14, 2022, while the peak of the bad weather is forecast on Sunday, with a high frequency of lightning and hail. …

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UPDATE 3 Forest fire is raging on Thassos: Village evacuated; 2 injured (videos)

A forest fire on the island of Thassos is out of control on Thursday morning despite the strengthening of the fire fighting forces and the aerial means. One village has been ordered to evacuate. Two volunteers were injured. The fire broke out in a dense pine forest and in difficult …

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“Army” of brown jellyfish quickly moving from North to South Evia (video)

An “army” of brown jellyfish is quickly swimming under the bridge of Halkida in Euripus Strait, moving from the North to the South of Evia. Thousands of brown jellyfish is being swept away by the tide for which the Strait is famous of. Their speed is extremely high as the …

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Forest fire on Zakynthos: Residents and tourists ordered to evacuate

Residents and tourists at the village Megala Alonia -Megaloni – were ordered to evacuate due to a wildfire that broke out in the northern part of  the island of Zakynthos short before Wednesday noon. Residents have received a message via the 112 emergency number to evacuate toward the village of …

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Fire burns the dense forest of the island of Samothrace (videos)

A wildfire broke out at a remote and difficult to access area on the island of Samothraki in northern Greece on Tuesday morning. The fire is burning in the area of Piges Vathras Prinos on the north side of the island. The forest is reportedly dense and land forces cannot …

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Fires warning: Greece’s regions at “very high risk” Aug 8-9 (MAPs)

“Hot-Dry-Windy” conditions prevail in several parts of Greece favor the outbreak of wild- and forest fires on Monday and Tuesday, August 8-9, 2022, the National Observatory of Athens According to latest forecast data analyzed by the team FLAME of the NOA, the Hot-Dry-Windy weather type creates unfavorable pyro-meteorological, that is …

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UPDATE Fire in West Attica forces evacuation, partial closure of Athens-Corinth highway

A forest fire broke out near the Elefsina toll station on the Athens-Corinth national highway, forcing authorities to shut down traffic in a part of the highway and ordering the evacuation of  a nearby settlement. The fire broke out in low vegetation area, three kilometers from the Elefsina toll around …

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Six fires destroyed over 13,000 hectares in July; Fire Warning Aug 3-5

Wildfires and forest fires destroyed more than 13,000 hectares of forest and woodland in northern Greece, Attica, the eastern and southern islands of the Aegean Sea, the central mainland and the Peloponnese in the month of July, the “Flame” research team of the National Observatory of Athens said on Tuesday. …

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Valia Calda National Forest in N. Greece is burning for 12th consecutive day

The wildfire in the national forest of Valia Calda on the mountain of Pindos Northern Greece, continues to burn for 12th consecutive day. Valia Calda, a unique wildlife refuge, is home of over 80 bird species several of them protected. Eagles, hawks, falcons, otters, roe deer, wildcats, bears and more …

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JellyReport: Where are the purple jellyfish in first August week

The general picture of the purple jellyfish presence in the Greek seas has significantly improved in the last ten days, however, they are still a headache for many Greeks and tourists on vacations in the Greek blue seas. According to the JellyReport, published on Sunday, July 31, by the Hellenic …

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