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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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Rainfalls, Storms, Hail… sudden change in the August weather

Enough with this permanent sunshine and the high temperatures. Meteorologists forecast a sudden change in the weather with rainfalls and sporadic storms and temperature drop up to 5 degrees Celsius. Forecast Monday, 21 August 2017 The rain weather will set initially in northern Greece and will gradually move to most …

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Prolonged heat wave with 40-41 C to sweep across Greece

Winds down, temperatures up. Or in meteorologists’ language: Beaufort decrease, Celsius increase. Weather forecasters speak of a prolonged heat wave up to 41 degrees Celsius. Temperature will gradually rise over the weekend and will affect initially Western Greece. Then the hell will grab large parts of the country from North …

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Heavy morning storm strikes Kefalonia, lightning causes wildfire – Video

A strong rain- and thunderstorm stroke the island of Kefalonia in the Ionian Sea on Thursday morning causing power outages in several areas of the island including the capitalcity. According to local media, the rain- and thunderstorm started as early as 6 o’ clock in the morning initially in the …

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Another sweat-fest in Greece with a mini heat wave July 23-25/2017

Air temperature is on the rise and a mini heat wave is right before our Greek doors. At the same time, strong North wind will be blowing with up to 8 Beaufort locally in the Aegean Sea, and rainstorms are expected in the Central and East Macedonia. Sunday, July 23 …

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Torrential rains flood Chalkidiki, thunder kills shepherd in Western Greece

Barometric low ‘Medusa’ swept through the middle leg of Chalkidiki (Halkidiki) on Monday, flooding roads and camping areas, basements and hotel rooms. Boats sank and camping trailers were swept away. Media report of tourists who fled the area thus causing traffic jam on the roads. The region of Chalkidiki attracts …

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Snowstorm on the Mt. Olympus in the middle of Greek summer

A snowstorm started on the Mount Olympus in the early morning hours of Monday although the calendar shows July 17th. With an elevation of 2,918 m  Mt Olympus is the highest mountain of Greece located on the border between Macedonia and Thessaly, some 80km south of Thessaloniki. Temperature fell sharply …

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Extreme Weather: Stormy winds up to 8 Beaufort mainland and the islands (maps)

Heat wave goes, stormy winds coming from the North. Sharp temperature drop. A tiny breeze started to blow from South/South-West around 4 0′ clock in the afternoon, Sunday . It was not exactly “cooling” but it did have a small effect and gave hope that the suffocating  heat wave of …

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Heatwave with up to 38-39°C to strike Greece, forecast Jun 23-July 1/2017

Air temperature above 38 degrees Celsius, humidity and wind stillness will be the characteristics of the weather expected in the next days and week. The heatwave sweeping across Europe and USA will reach also Greece. According to Greek meteorologists, temperature will gradually rise as of today, Thursday, to reach 38-39 …

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Severe hailstorm destroy thousands of agricultural crops (videos, pictures)

Extreme weather phenomena with hail in the size of walnut damaged thousands of agricultural crops in the regions of Trikala, Central Greece, Livadia in Viotia and Argolida in East Peloponnese. The hailstorm uprooted trees, turned roads into rivers and demolished also  photovoltaic installations. video: hail in Koziaka, Trikala The hailstorm …

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Greece Weather Forecast: Rainstorms, hail, strong winds June 15-18 2017

Two days sunshine and high temperatures, then clouds and rain. Summer weather does not manage to settle in. Greece’s National Meteorology Service warns of strong rainfalls and storms, locally hail, strong winds. Forecast Thursday Jun 15 2017 Affected are Macedonia, Thessaly, Epirus, West and central Sterea. The weather will temporary …

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Weather warning: One more Low with rainfalls, hail, stormy winds

It is the 11of of June and summer refuses to settle in. Greece’s national Weather Service issued a weather warning with rainfalls, hail and stormy winds. June 11 2-17: The bad weather front will initially affect Macedonia, Thessaly, and gradually the whole mainland except Thrace in North-East, eastern Peloponnese. Also …

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Weather June 3-5/2017: Meteorologists forecast rainfalls, hail, strong winds

Greek National Meteorology Service EMY issued a weather deterioration warning. The statements warns of rainfalls, hail and strong winds over the upcoming weekend June 3-4 2017. The weather is expected to start deteriorating as on Saturday afternoon, although storng rainfalls stroke already Northeast Greece on Friday. Saturday, June 3 The …

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Greece Weather forecast with rainstorms, hail and strong winds

Greece’s National Meteorology Service EMY issued a new weather warning on Wednesday. The warning is issued for Wednesday, Tuesday and Friday, May 24-26 2017. It forecast rainstorms, hail falls and strong winds up to 7 Beaufort locally. However, temperatures remain high according to seasonal levels. A rainstorm hit the area …

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Weather forecast: Clouds, rainfalls, locally hailstorms, strong winds May 21-24/2017

Enjoy the sunshine on Saturday, because the weather forecast sees rain, hail, clouds and very strong winds for Sunday and Monday. Greece’s National Meteorologist Service issued a warning for May 21-22 2017. The weather will start deteriorating on Sunday morning from the North-West and will slowly move to the South. …

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Weather warning: Rain, storm, hail and wind up to 7 Beaufort

A quick deterioration of weather after the heat wave over the last weekend. Rainfalls, storms, hail, north winds up to 7 Beaufort and temperature drop. The bad weather front is expected to set initially in Central Macedonia and later across the country. The Greek National Meteorological Service has issued a …

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Weather: Greece first Heat Wave with Temperatures up to 36° C in mid May!

The first heat wave of this summer is expected in …May! Next weekend. Meteorologists forecast temperatures to rise above the seasonal levels and reach 33-34 degrees Celsius and even 35-36 C locally. The weather will not be fun this summer…. While there are rainfalls and even hale Tuesday and Wednesday …

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Vote for ‘Athens’ as Europe’s Best Destination in 2017

Which destination will be awarded the title of Best European destination in 2017? Greek capital Athens is among twenty pre-selected incredible destinations in Europe that deserve the title Best European destination in 2017. . With lots of points of interest, from ancient Greece to a vibrant modern city, with the …

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