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Torrential rains strike Crete, close Samaria Gorge for a day

Torrential rainfalls and heavy lightning created a series of problems on the island of Crete and have the Samaria gorge to be closed for a day. The famous Samaria gorge will remain closed on Friday, Sept 14th 2018, due to serious damages caused by  severe weather conditions a day earlier, …

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Flooded cities as powerful rainstorms strike Greece (videos)

It came as the Greek National Meteorological Service has forecast in its weather warning: rain, thunderstorm, hail, gusty  winds… The skies opened in several regions mainly in Western Greece on Monday and turned roads to rivers, swept away vehicles, brought down trees but also rocks from the mountains. The Fire …

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Greece’s Meteo Service warns of powerful rainfalls and thunderstorms, gusty winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY has issued a weather warning valid for Monday and Tuesday, August 27 and 28, 2018. EMY warns of strong rainfalls and thunderstorms, locally powerful, with possible hale-fall and gusty winds. Rainfall are expected in the early hours of Monday initially in the West mainland and …

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Weather: Greek National Meteo warns of rain, thunderstorms Aug 15-16

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY has issued a weather warning for August 15 and 16, 2018. The weather deterioration will bring powerful rainfalls and thunderstorms and locally also hale and very strong winds. However, the deterioration will be temporary, sunshine in the largest parts of the country and temperatures up …

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Weather keeps playing with Greeks’ nerves as EMY keeps issuing warnings

The weather keeps playing with Greeks’ nerves and sudden summer rainfalls pour down tones of water flooding streets, homes and businesses within minutes. Greece’s National Meteorological Service keeps issuing the one weather warning after the other, although we are in the middle of the summer. Streets were temporarily flooded in …

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Greece’s National Meteo warns of strong rainfalls, thunderstorms July 28-30

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY has issued a weather deterioration warning with strong rainfalls and thunderstorms, hale and powerful wind. The weather warning is valid from Saturday, 28. July until Monday July 30 2018. Weather Forecast Analytically the regions that will be affected are as follows: Saturday, 28. July Chalikidiki, …

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Heat wave with above 40° Celsius and Sahara Dust to strike Greece

Get ready for a hell of a weather with temperatures reaching above 40 degrees Celsius and waves of disturbing particles of Sahara Dust. Meteorologists forecast a new heat wave that will start in the North of Greece on Saturday and move southwards on Sunday. According to forecast by the National …

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Streets turn into rivers as rainstorm hits Athens and Piraeus (videos)

Streets were turned into rivers and motorists were trapped in their vehicles when a strong summer rainstorm hit Athens and Piraeus on Sunday afternoon. Within minutes, the usual ‘suspects’ some main roads like Pireos Aevenue were flooded and closed to traffic. Most problems were recorded in Menidi and Keratsini in …

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Weather deterioration with rainfalls and thunderstorms, warns EMY

Greece’s National Meteorological Service (EMY) warns of weather deterioration with rainfalls and thunderstorms locally very powerful that may be accompanied by hale fall and very strong wind. The bad weather front will come from the North and slowly expand to Central and Southern Greece as of Saturday, July 7th 2018. …

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Extreme Windstorm strikes Trikala Imathias in N. Greece (videos)

It wasn’t just the usual summer rainfall but a powerful windstorm that hit the village of Trikala in Imathia prefecture in Macedonia, Northern Greece on Wednesday afternoon. Trees were uprooted, roof tiles and hangars were ripped out and electricity columns slanted. Main roads of the village were blocked with fallen …

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More than 93,500 Lightning Strikes recorded in Greece in June

More than 93,500 lightning strikes have been recorded in Greece in the month of June that was hit by several bad weather fronts. The National Observatory in Athens said that the activity of the electrical phenomena recorded by the ZEUS electrical detection system was quite high in June. With the …

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Low “Nefeli” floods Kavala, sets thousands of acres of agricultural land under water

More than 120,000 acres of agricultural land are estimated to be under water in the broader area of Kavala in North-Eastern Greece. Torrential rains flooded homes and business place and left behind the people in devastation. Rivers and streams were flooded, landslides occurred and even parts of the national roads …

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Flash-flooded Mandra hit by floods again as Low “Nefeli” sweeps across Greece (videos)

Torrential rains flooded again Mandra and Nea Peramos in West Attica, the villages that were stroke by flash floods in Last November and 24 people lost their lives. Scared and concerned Mandra residents see again rain waters rushing through the streets, covering large areas, and sweeping away cars, garbage bins …

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Greece’s National Meteo warns of Extreme Weather Phenomena June 25-28

Greece’s National Meteorological Service (EMY) has issued a “red alert” warning of extreme weather phenomena with heavy rainfalls and powerful thunderstorms. Barometric low “Nefeli” is expected to start striking Greece on Monday, June 25, and move away on Friday, June 29, 2018. Red Alert by EMY means people have to …

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Weather Warning: Rain- and Thunderstorms, hail, strong wind June 23-27

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a weather warning with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms, locally with hail falls and gale wind. EMY’s weather forecast is valid from Saturday, June 22, until Tusedua, June 26th 2018. Although thunderstorms will continue in some regions also until Thursday, June 28. Weather Forecast Analytically …

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Greece’s weather warning: Strong rain- & thunderstorms, hail, powerful winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY has issued a weather warning for the time June 14 until June 19, 2018. EMY warns of powerful rain- and thunderstorms, hail and powerful winds up to 8 Beaufort in the south Aegean Sea. The bad weather front will initially affect the West and the …

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Lighting strikes intercity bus in Northern Greece, burns it to the ground (video)

An unprecedented incident occurred in North-Eastern Greece, when a lightning stroke an intercity bus on a national road on Saturday afternoon. The bus was burned to the ground and it was due to the electric discharge system of the bus and the driver’s quick reflexes that averted a tragedy. The …

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Greece’s National Meteo Service warns of Thunderstorms and Hail

Greece’s National Meteorological Service, EMY, has issued a weather warning for Tuesday, May 15th 2018. The statement warns of thunderstorms with the possibility of hail-falls and powerful winds mainly in the North-West of the country. Weather Forecast – Analytically – Affected Regions. Before noon: North Ionian Sea – mainly the …

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Greece’s Meteo Service warns of Rain- and Thunderstorms, Hail

Greece’ National Meteorological Service EMY has issued a weather warning with strong rainfalls, thunderstorms, possible hail-falls and powerful winds. The warning is valid for Thursday and Friday, May 10 and 11, 2018. Weather forecast analytically and regions affected by EMY & meteo.gr: Thursday, May 10 Central Macedonia, Thessaly, Sporades islands …

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