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Greece’s open-air archaeological sites closed at peak hours of heatwave

Greece’s Culture Ministry has announced changes to the opening hours of open-air archeological sites, due to the heatwave that is forecast to continue through the week. From Tuesday to Thursday, August 3-5, 2021, will be closed to public from 12 noon until 5 in the afternoon to protect staff and …

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Drones determine the Urban Heat Islands in Athens on hot day (video)

Drones with thermal cameras flew over the Acropolis and the Omonia Square on one of the hottest days in Athens and the country on Sunday, to determine that the phenomenon of the Urban Thermal Island is getting more and more intense every day, especially in the Greek capital. The Project …

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Greece Heatwave Warning: Temperatures to reach over 40° Celsius

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a weather warning on soaring temperatures of to 40 degrees Celsius and a heatwave in the next couple of days. The heatwave is forecast to last until Friday. Hot air masses from the shores of North Africa will cause a temporary temperature rise from …

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Heatwave strikes Greece with up to 43°C on Sat; wildfires warning

The heatwave sweeping Greece is expected to reach its peak on Saturday, June 26, with maximum temperatures forecast to reach 43° Celsius (109F), the Meteo service of the National Observatory of Athens and Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY have warned. Purple: temperatures over 40 C, Orange 35-39 C – via …

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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: Temperature up to 40°C, rain and thunderstorms

A mini heat wave with temperatures up to 40 degrees Celsius has been hitting Greece, despite the “meltemia”, the summer north winds. The features of this rather unstable weather are bright sunshine, high temperatures but also local rainfalls, showers and thunderstorms are forecast for the following days. According to meteorologists, …

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May heat wave in Greece with up to 39°C and Sahara dust

Meteorologists in Greece forecast a mini heat wave with temperatures to reach up to 38 and 39 degrees Celsius. The warm air masses are coming from Africa together with strong south winds and Sahara dust. It will be the first heat wave of the year. According to National Observatory of …

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Prolonged Heatwave strikes Greece with temperatures up to 40° Celsius

A prolonged heatwave is forecast from Friday, August 9, until the end of next week with the heat wave to bring temperatures above 40° Celsius locally. Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY has issued a warning about the heat wave as well as about the very high risk of forest fires …

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Greece warning: Heat wave with up to 43°C, thunderstorms, strong winds

One more heat wave is striking Greece with temperatures that will reach up to 43 degrees Celsius over the first weekend of August 2019 with the Greek National Meteorological Service (EMY)  to have issued a warning to this effect. However, next to the soaring temperatures the unstable weather will bring …

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Heatwave strikes Greece with 40°C – All roads lead to the beach

The heatwave is moving from Central Europe to Greece and temperature are expected to reach 40 degrees Celsius in the shade on Sunday, July 28, 2019, that will be the hottest day until the end of the month. Temperatures will remain high and a brief decrease and new rise again …

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