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Skyros, Thassos, Crete heavily hit by torrential rainfalls (picts)

Torrential rainfalls have been hitting several parts of Greece from the north to the south, flooding streets, homes and businesses and destroying infrastructure. The sporades islands but also Thassos were badly hurt by the rainstorms, while Crete was hit as well. Two bridges collapsed, streets turned into rivers and tourists …

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Greece Severe Weather Warning: Heavy Rainfalls & Thunderstorms

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a warning on severe weather with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms with very frequent lightning strikes as well as hail. The bad weather front is forecast to set in short before Friday noon, July 8, and  continue until later Saturday night, July 9, 2022. Especially …

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GENESIS in Greece: 27,000 lightning strikes; floods; forecast weekend (videos, maps)

Over 27,000 lightning strikes fell in less than 24 hours on Friday, with stormy weather GENESIS to hit large parts of Greece with no mercy. Heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms confirmed the forecasts for strong and dangerous weather phenomena. Floods occurred in several parts of the country and the Fire service …

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Weather front GENESIS: New Warning of Dangerous phenomena in Greece

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a new emergency bulletin early Thursday afternoon warning of dangerous weather phenomena. Bad weather front called GENESIS is forecast to strike the country in the next few hours with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms accompanying by hail, heavy frequency of lightning and strong winds. The …

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Greece Weather Warning: Rain, Thunderstorms, Hail, strong Winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued an emergency bulletin on Monday warning of weather deterioration with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms, accompanied by a high frequency of lightning, locally hail-falls and temporary strong winds. via EMY Managing director Thodoris Kolydas Deterioration comes after a hot weekend in the most parts of …

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Greece: Hot weekend with temperature reaching up to 37°-38° Celsius

Greece’s meteorologists forecast a very hot weekend with temperature reaching up to 37-38 degrees Celsius, before it gradually starts to drop on Monday and the weather will be quite unstable in the mainland at the beginning of upcoming week. Temperature will reach up to 36° Celsius on Saturday, June 4, …

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Greece Weather Warning: Heavy rainfalls, thunderstorms after the heatwave

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY warns of weather deterioration with locally strong rainfalls and thunderstorms that will most possible be accompanied with hailfalls. The weather warning issued for Sunday, May 29, 2020, comes after a mini heatwave with temperatures up to 38 degrees Celsius during the week that ends on …

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Stormy weather sweeps across Greece; child and three workers injured

A bad weather front sweeping across Greece with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms and powerful winds since Wednesday evening has led to the injuries of three adults and one child as well as to material damages. A 7-year-old boy was injured when the iron garden door in relatives house collapsed in …

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Greece Weather Warning: Heavy rainfalls, thunderstorms, wind, temperature drop

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued an emergency warning of weather deterioration with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms, powerful winds and noticeable drop of temperature. The bad weather front is forecast to be of relative short duration and affect the northern, the western and central parts of the country before it …

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Greece Weather: Temperature to gradually exceed 30° Celsius

Generally good weather will prevail in the coming days with temperature to gradually to exceed 30 degrees Celsious in some areas in the country on Saturday, May 14, 2022. The weather service of the National Observatory of Athens meteo.gr forecasts up to 28-29 degrees Celsius in Athens, Thessaloniki and Patras …

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Greece: Stormy Winds Warning, Weather Forecast over Easter

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued an emergency bulletin on Thursday afternoon warning of stormy southern winds of 7 to 8 Beaufort. Weather forecast over the Easter days, April 22-26, 2022. According to EMY, the weather is forecast to change in the next few hours, as stormy winds are expected …

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Greece’s National Meteo Service issues Weather Warning

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued an emergency bulletin on Saturday, warning of a temporary weather deterioration on Sunday and Monday, April 17-18, 2020. Main features of the barometric low are heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms accompanied by hail locally and a significant temperature drop, the EMY said. Weather Warning Analytically …

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Weekend Weather: Sahara Dust, Rain, Snow, Temperature drop

A gradual change of weather is forecast over the weekend as a barometric low coming from North Africa moves to Greece with main feature very high concentration of Sahara dust but also rainfalls and sharp temperature drop. The concentration of Sahara dust is forecast to be very high in the …

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National Meteo warns of dense snow in Athens and Greece’s South (videos)

One day before the official start of the spring and Athenians woke up with freezing temperatures and snow falling even in areas of the center of the city. The National Meteorological Service EMY issued a emergency bulletin warning of heavy snowfalls in the Greek capital and even more south in …

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Temperature drop up to 9° Celsius as new cold weather front hits Greece

A cold weather front is forecast to hit Greece and bring temperatures down by 6 to 9 degrees Celsius. The cold weather will be accompanied also by snow falls in the mountains but also in lower altitudes, the Greek National Meteorological Service EMY said on Tuesday. The cold weather front …

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Updated Weather Warning as snow weather Philip keeps hitting Greece

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY has updated its emergency bulletin on Friday noon warning of dangerous weather phenomena due to snow weather “Philip.” The update of the weather warning issued on Tuesday, March 8, is based on the latest forecast data. According to EMY, the main features of the bad …

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Snow weather: Some schools in Attica closed on Friday; heavy trucks banned from highway parts

Primary and secondary schools in parts of northern, eastern and western Attica will remain closed also on Friday, March 11, due to snow weather “Philip”, regional authorities announced on Thursday. Hay trucks are banned from highway parts as of 10 p.m. Thursday. According to a statement by the Attica regional …

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