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Gale-force winds disrupt sea traffic forcing ferries to remain docked

Gale-force winds of up to 9 Beaufort in the Aegean Sea have disrupted sea traffic, forcing ferries to remain docked on Tuesday Ferries going to the Cyclades and the Dodecanese remained docked at the port of Piraeus, while a sailing ban is in effect also for the ports of Rafina …

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Purple jellyfish numbers in relative decline, say Greek researchers

The number of dangerous purple jellyfish are now in relative decline as there have not been any recent reports of dense congregations, researchers at the Hellenic Center for Marine Research (ELKETHE) have said. Tentacles of purple jellyfish that can reach up to 2 meters, carry a very painful sting and …

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Greece Weather warning: Heavy rainfalls, thunderstorms, powerful winds

Greece’ National Meteorological Service EMY issued a weather warning as a bad weather front will strike with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms, powerful winds and possible hail. Affected are mainly areas already hit by medicane Ianos over the last weekend: the Ionian islands and Karditsa in Thessaly that remains under water. …

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Greece is shielding its maritime borders with thermal cameras and radars

Greece is shielding all its maritime borders with thermal cameras and radars, that is in the Aegean and the Ionian Sea as well as off the island of Crete. “Our islands have a continental shelf and EEZ and we will defend our national rights,” Minister of Shipping and Islands Policy, …

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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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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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