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Greece Meteo Service Weather Warning: Heat Wave June 24-26

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a weather warning on the upcoming heat wave forecast to hit the country in the following days. The warm gas masses off the coast of North Africa set moving towards Greece will cause a significant rise temperature in the coming days in most of …

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Greece’s first heat wave with temperatures 41°- 43° Celsius

The first heat wave of this year’s Greek summer is outside the doors, despite the unstable weather where sun and clouds have been playing seek and hide since last week. Meteorologists forecast particularly hot air masses are expected to affect the weather form Tuesday, June 22, and gradually bring temperatures …

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Mini heat wave with up to 36°-37° Celsius to hit Greece Oct 3-6

A mini heat wave with temperatures up to 36-37 degrees Celsius is forecast for Greece over the weekend and the first days of next week. The extraordinary hot weather for the month of October is expected to set in on Saturday, October 3, and last until Tuesday, October 6, 2020. …

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Greece weather warning: Heatwave with up to 40°C Aug 29-Sept 1

Greece National Meteorological Service EMY issued a weather warning on Friday on the heatweave forecast for the next four days, August 29 – Sept 1, 2020. Temperatures are expected to rise up to 40 degrees Celsius. The peak of the extraordinary phenomenon at the end of August is expected to …

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Heatwave to strike Greece with temperature up to 41°C

Slowly but gradually temperature is rising in Greece, and a heatwave with up to 41 degrees Celsius is just outside the door. A slight rise of temperature is forecast for Tuesday, July 28, with very hot air masses to move from the western Mediterranean towards Central Europe in general and …

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Greeks flood the beaches amid heat wave and pandemic

Crowds of people flooded the beaches in Athens, Thessaloniki and other major urban centers as a heat wave is hitting the country with up to 40 degrees Celsius, and organized beaches were allowed to open again earlier than planned due to the soaring temperatures. Strict social distancing rules are supposed …

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Heat Wave in mid-May: Temperatures in Greece to soar up to 40°C

Meteorologists forecast extremely high temperatures that will reach locally up to 39-40 degrees Celsius over the upcoming weekend. The heat wave unprecedented for this time of the year and the deviation from the average seasonal temperature in mid-May is over 10 degrees Celsius, the weather service of National Observatory of …

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When calves seek shade at the beach you know it’s Heat Wave in Greece

Heat wave in Greece: It is currently so boiling hot in Greece that even calves seek the beach and shade under the sun umbrella. A swimmer was surprised to see a calf to have made it comfortable on his beach towels, enjoying the shade under his sun umbrella at Katohi …

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Acropolis archaeological site closed also on July 5 due to heat wave hours

The archaeological site of the Acropolis in Athens will remain closed for second consecutive day during the hot hours of the day, also on Friday, July 5, 2019, due to the heat wave striking Greece. The Acropolis will be closed to visitors from 1 o’ clock noon time until 5 …

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Heat Wave with temperatures up to 41°C to strike Greece July 1-5

A heat wave with temperatures reach up to 41 degrees Celsius is forecast to strike Greece in the upcoming weak. Temperature will rise as of Monday, July 1st, and remain high until at least Friday, July 5th 2019. The hottest days are Wednesday and Thursday, July 3 and 5. According …

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Weather Warning Greece: Rain, Thunderstorms, Hail and …Heat Wave

Greece’s National Meteorological service EMY issued a weather warning forecasting powerful rainfalls and thunderstorms and hail. At the same time, temperatures will remain high and reach up to 37 degrees Celsius in the shade. According to the forecast for Monday, June 24, 2019, the summer storms weather will affect mainly …

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Heat wave has the Acropolis close earlier on July 22-23/2018

With temperatures reaching 40 degrees Celsius majority of Athenians are either under the beach umbrellas or the air-conditioner at home. However, tourists think they have to fulfill their sight seeing program and dare climb at the Sacred Rock of the Acropolis under the boiling early afternoon sun. In order to …

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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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Heat wave and rainfalls, locally rainstorms: Weather Forecast July 17-21

A hot week with mini heat waves here and there, however, not on consecutive days lay ahead. The first mini heat wave of the week is expected to strike several regions of Greece on Tuesday, July 17th 2018. Meteorologists forecast that in the regions affected temperatures will climb up to …

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Mini heat wave with up to 40° Celsius to strike Greece, June 6-9

Prolonged high temperatures that will reach up to 37 and in some regions up to 40 degrees Celsius in the shade are expected in the next days in Greece. It is the first heat wave that strikes Greece this summer. The high temperatures are expected to reach their peak on …

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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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City of Athens opens A/C halls for vulnerable, appeals “Water for Strays” during heat wave

Prolonged heat wave: The Athens Municipality has opened six air-conditioned halls across the city especially for the vulnerable groups of the society who cannot afford to have an A/C or even a fan run in their homes. The halls will be open from 08:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m.  all thought …

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