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Extreme Weather Warning for Crete, Cyclades, Dodecanese

Ferries remain docked at the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio on Sunday, February 24th 2019, as powerful winds are blowing with intensity of 8-9 Beaufort and locally up to 10 B. Barometric low “Okeanis” has moved in the South of Greece, and meteorologists warn of extreme weather phenomena in …

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Stormy winds up to 10-11 Beaufort force ferries to dock at Greek ports

Stormy winds up to 10 and locally up to 11 Beaufort have forced authorities to order ferries to remain docked at the ports of Piraaeus, Rafina and Lavrio on Tuesday, Jan 15th 2019. Schedules to the Cyclades and the Dodecanese islands and Crete have been cancelled since early Tuesday morning. …

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Earthquake 4.7 R rattles the Cyclades and the Dodecanese

An earthquake measuring 4.7 on Richer scale stroke the South Aegean Sea at 06:56 p.m. on Tuesday and rattled the islands of the Cyclades group and the Dodecanese. The epicenter was in the sea area 21 km North-West off the island of Astypalaia and South-East off the island of Amorgos. …

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Electrification of four Cyclades islands to be inaugurated on Mar 19

Time has come: the linking of Cyclades islands to the mainland’s electricity network will be inaugurated on Monday, March 19, 2018. Syros, Paros, Mykonos and Tinos, four of  the largest islands of the Cyclades group in the Aegean Sea will be supplied with power via an underwater cable. The inauguration  …

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Four Cyclades islands to be electrified with underwater cable from Attica

Four of the largest islands of the Cyclades group in the Aegean Sea will be supplied with power via an underwater cable as of next month. This connection will put an end to environmental polluting units of the Greek Public Power Corporation [PPC. DEH],” the state broadcaster ERT said in …

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Sailing with local passenger ship in the Cyclades by 9 Beaufort (video)

Passengers and crew of ship “Artemis” had a hard time due to the gale strong winds blowing in the Aegean Sea with an intensity of up to 9 Beaufort. The vessel operating among the island group of Cyclades was sailing from the island of Milos to Kimolos, Folegandros, Sikinos, Ios, …

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Ferries, ships remain docked due to gale winds in the Aegean Sea

Gale winds blowing with intensity of up to 9 Beaufort have disrupted sea traffic on Thursday morning with the effect that authorities decided to keep ferries and ships docked at the ports. Ferries and ships are not allowed to depart for the Aegean Sea from the ports of Piraeus, Rafina …

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Dead cows and bulls washed ashore on several Cyclades islands

A mysterious phenomenon has been taking place in the last days, with several dead cows and bulls to have been washed ashore the beaches of several islands of the Cyclades group in the central Aegean Sea. The first dead animal was a bull washed ashore in Galissia beach on the …

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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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Scarlett Johansson on Sifnos vacations, while Greeks ask…

One more Hollywood star enjoys Greece’s beauties in summer: sun, sea, picturesque ambiance and … food. Scarlett Johansson arrived on the beautiful island of Sifnos in the Aegean Sea last Saturday for summer vacations. Thursday evening she visited one of the restaurants in Platis Yalos and tasted the food, probably …

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Weather warning: Heavy rain, hail, thunderstorms, wind up to 7B

Greece’s National Meteorology Service EMY issued an extreme weather warning for Thursday, July 27th 2017. EMY warns of strong rainfalls, hail, thunder storms and stormy winds. The weather deterioration is expected to start in the early morning hours of Thursday in the West of the country. The weather will affect …

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Black out in Cyclades: Paros, Naxos, Ios, Sikinos, Folegandros without electricity

A blck out occurred on the island group of Cyclades in the central Aegean Sea leaving thousands of people in Paros, Naxos, Ios, Sikinos, Folegandros and other islands without electricity. According to Greek Public Power Company (DEH), a short circuit in the transformer of the power plant on the island …

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Syros: Stones, Teargas and Chairs fly as students attempt to speak to the Greek PM (videos)

Teargas, stones, bitter oranges and even chairs flew in the air and clashes erupted between riot police and protesters on the island of Syros, as Highschool and University students attempted to speak to Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou , who was delivering a speech  -just  50 meters away. The clash …

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