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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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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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Greece in Lucifer’s claws: Heat Wave with 41C, thunderstoms, hail, stormy winds

Prolonged heat wave Lucifer gradually weakens and it practically divides Greece into two: into hot West with up to 40 degrees Celsius and into moderate hot East, where temperature will be 35-39 C. At the same time, strong north winds ‘meltemia’ up to 9 Beaufort locally bless locals and tourists …

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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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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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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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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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EU Commission to cut growth forecast for Greece, closer to IMF projection

The European Commission will revise down its growth forecast for Greece this year to around 2% from a previous 2.7%, an EU official said today. The revision – which brings the Commission closer to International Monetary Find projections – is likely to increase pressure on Greek politicians to adopt a reform …

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IMF lowers Greece GDP growth projection to 2.2 percent

The International Monetary Fund has lowered its projections on Greek growth from last fall and warned against “unreasonable forecasts” and “unjustifiable frameworks” by the country’s European creditors. In its World Economic Outlook, published on Tuesday, the Fund argued that growth in Greece this year will come to 2.2 percent against …

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IMF Thomsen: Greece will need at least 20 years to return to pre-crisis levels

Greeece will need at least twenty years to have its GDP return to pre-crisis levels. This message full of … spring optimism was transmitted by Poul Thomsen, in charge of the European program of the International Monetary Fund. Speaking at a conference in the University of Oxford, Poul Thomsen said …

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Seismologists warn of an “even 7R earthquake in Greece”

Greek seismologists warn of a big earthquake that might strike Greece – the country that is first in Europe and sixth in the world in terms of earthquakes frequency and energy released by eaρthquakes. Right after the powerful  6.6 R earthquake in central Italy on October 30th  and despite the …

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Were will the 180 votes for Greece’s next President will come from?

The second round of Presidential voting ended on Tuesday with candidate Stavros Dimas to have received 168 votes, far below the 200 needed. The votes came from the coalition Nea Dimokratia – PASOK (155) and 13 from independent MPs, among them two ex Golden Dawn. 2. round of voting – …

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OECD – Bank of Greece: conflicting predictions on recession & unemployment

There must be something rotten in the economic reports, predictions and forecasts concerning Greece. While locals, like the Bank of Greece see “light at the end of the tunnel”, internationals like the OECD seem to see that this light belongs to a train… The Organization for Economic Cooperation and development …

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Recession here: Greece economy shrank by 5.3% in 1Q of 2013

Greece’s economic output fell by 5.3 percent in the first quarter of 2013, compared to a year earlier, according to figures published the Hellenic Statistical Authority on Wednesday.  The Greek economy, which has been in recession since 2008, is expected to shrink by about 4.5 percent of GDP this year, …

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