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Four dead, three injured in West Attica floods, tons of water turn towns into mud lakes (videos, picts)

Torrential rains that started in the dawn of Wednesday and kept sending tons of water in Western Attica have flooded homes and shops in Mandra and Nea Peramos, the wider area of Megara as well as parts of the old and the new Athens-Corinth highway. Two elderly lost their lives …

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Symi in State of Emergency after powerful thunderstorm, island without power (pictures, video)

State of Emergency has been declared for the island of Symi that was badly hit by extreme weather phenomena with torrential rain and hail-falls on Monday.  The daylight shows extensive damage to all infrastructure on the island, flooded homes and businesses and tons of mud on the streets. Special machinery …

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Extreme weather phenomena leave Symi without power, strike Rhodes and Nafplio (videos, picts)

Powerful rainstorms with gusty winds, hail-falls and lightening  have been striking the islands of Rhodes and Symi in the south-eastern Aegean Sea on Monday. Especially hit is the small remote island of Symi that remains without power for several hours by now. Video posted earlier on Facebook by Symi resident …

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Weather Warning: Low Euridike to strike Greece with rainstorms, strong winds up to 9B

Greece’s national Meteorology Service EMY warns of weather deterioration with rains, storms and hail as wells as Sahara dust due to strong South winds. Winds will be blowing wiht intensity of  up to 9 Beaufort in North Ionian and South Aegean Sea -see maps below. According to the warning, the …

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UPD British father dies when rainstorm sweeps away family car in Corfu

A 57-year-old British tourist lost his life when rushing waters swept away the car he was driving during a thunderstorm. The tragedy occurred during the time a thunderstorm with torrential rains was striking the island of Corfu in the Northern Ionian Sea on Saturday evening.  In the car were also …

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Weather warning: Strong rainfalls, thunderstorms, stormy winds up to 9B

Greek National Meteorological Service EMY has issued a weather forecast warning of strong rainfalls, thunderstorms and stormy winds up to 8 and 9 Beaufort coming from North-West, especially from the north Ionian Sea. Hail falls are expected locally. The extreme weather phenomena have already set in on Monday evening, November …

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Weather warning: strong rainfalls, thunderstorms, hail, snow

Greece’s National Meteorology Service (EMY) warns of weather deterioration with heavy rainfalls, thunderstorms and hail falls locally on Saturday, November 4th 2017. snow is expected on the mountainous areas of Central and North Greece. The strong weather phenomena will affect the Sporades islands, Euboea and possibly eastern Thessaly and Fthiotida …

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Next bad weather front with heavy rainfalls, thunder- and hailstorms

Greece’ National Meteorology Service EMY warns of one more bad weather front with strong rainfalls, thunder- and hail-storms and gusty winds. The weather deterioration is expected to set in in the West and the North of the country and expand to the islands of the Cyclades, the Dodecanese and Crete. …

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“Daedalus” lands with rainstorms, hail, strong winds, snow, low temperatures

Powerful low barometric phenomenon they call Daedalus has landed in Greece with rainstorms, hail, strong winds and low temperatures. Is this the definite end of swimming season? Not, yet. According to Greek National Meteorological Service the bad weather front sets in from the North Ioanian Sea on Monday morning, October …

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Mini tornado strikes in hotel swimming pool in Rhodes (video)

A mini-tornado stroke in the swimming pool of a posh hotel in Lindos on the island of Rhodes on October 10th. The freak weather had sun umbrellas flying, branches of palm trees were blown around and sunbathers just stunned or tried to seek shelter from the flying objects. The footage …

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Greece’s National Meteo Service warns of extreme weather phenomena

Extreme weather phenomena: Greece’ National Meteorological service EMY warns of weather deterioration with strong rainfalls and storms, hail, and temperature drop of up to 10 degrees Celsius. The weather deterioration is expected in the early morning hours of Saturday, October 7th 2017. The bad weather front will set in first …

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UPD Greek Coast Guard lifts ban on departure of ferries and ships due to stormy winds 9B

The Greek Coast Guard has banned departure of ferries and ships from several Greek ports due to severe weather conditions in the Aegean Sea with north winds blowing with intensity of up to 9 Beaufort locally. UPDATE   6 p.m. GR time, Sept 29/2017 The GCG lifted the ban as the …

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Umbrella Weather: Rain- and thunderstorms, strong winds of up to 9B, further temperature decrease

Time to get our umbrellas and abandon summer sandals…. Rainstorms, locally thunderstorms, strong North winds with intensity of up to 8 Beaufort and further temperature decrease are the features of weather in Greece for the coming days. According to some meteorologists, snow is also expected in the mountainous areas above, …

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Greek autumn arrives with rainfalls, thunderstorms, temperature drop

Autumn begins astronomical on September 22nd, but the Greek Autumn arrives already today with rainfalls, thunderstorms, strong Western and North winds and temperature drop during the day, . According to meteorologists and the National Meteorology Service,the bad weather front will start in Western Greece and move to areas of Central …

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Crazy Greek weather forecast: Sunshine, Storms and Hail

Greece is a divided country: sunshine, storms and hail. National Meteorology Service (EMY) has issued a weather warning for Monday, September 11th 2017. Main characteristics of the weather deterioration are storms, hail and very strong south winds reaching up to 9 Beaufort in the Ionian Sea and the shores of …

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National Meteo Service warns of “express” weather deterioration with rain, storms, hail

Greece’s National Meteorological Service (EMY) has issued a ‘weather deterioration’ report and warns of extreme rainfalls, storms, hail and very strong winds in several regions across the country. The EMY warning refers to today, Tuesday, and tomorrow, Wednesday, August 29-30 2017. The forecast predicts that the extreme weather deterioration will …

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