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First snow on Mt. Parnitha, NW Athens; cold weather sweeps across Greece

The first snow of 2024 started falling on the Mt. Parnitha over 900 meters on Tuesday afternoon, forcing authorities to shut down to traffic the avenue of the same name in north-western Athens. Police announced the closure of the avenue citing snowfall and ice conditions. Snowplows have been deployed out …

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Men arrested for arson at Mt Parnitha foothills, Halkida

Α 45-year-old man who was brought in early Thursday afternoon on suspicion of arson in the Avlona area at the foothills of Mount Parnitha was arrested. According to information, the former lawyer is a resident of Avlona. He is allegedly facing psychological problems. Evidence and testimonies have emerged against him …

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First snow on Mt Parnitha in the North of Athens (videos)

The first snow of this winter started to fall on the Mount Parnitha in the north of Athens since Tuesday and cameras captured deer at an altitude of 1,050 meters. Traffic has been party halted in the area. Video: Dense snowfall on Mt Parnitha – Location: Bafi refuge Videos: Deer …

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Wild boars and their piglets wander around in North Athens (video)

Several wild boars have been spotted wandering around in the streets and outside homes  in the suburb of Ekali in North Athens. According to locals, the pack consists of up to 14 animals, among them, there are boar families with young piglets. The wild boars normally come out of the …

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First winter snow falls in the mountainous outskirts of Athens

A sudden temperature drop brought snow in the mountainous outskirts of Athens on Monday.  The first snow of the year fell on the Mountain of Parnitha in Nort-West Athens. Video Bafi shelter Screenshots from Live cam from the Bafi shelter at an altitude of 1,161 meter. With 1,413 m elevation, …

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