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Torrential rain floods Thessaloniki; over 800 calls to Fire Service (pcts,vids)

A heavy rainstorm hit the urban complex of Greece’s second biggest city Thessaloniki turning streets into rivers, sweeping away vehicles, flooding homes and shops, and even the landmark of the city , the White Tower. Power outage recorded in some of the residential and commercial areas. The rain started around …

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Greece Weather Warning: Rainfalls, thunderstorms, hail, gusty winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service issued an emergency bulletin on Sunday warning of temporary weather deterioration with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms. The temporary deterioration is forecast from Sunday evening until Monday afternoon. Locally heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms accompanied by high frequency of lightning, hail and gusty winds. Most affected will be …

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Greece Weather Warning: heavy rainfalls, thunderstorms, gusty winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued an emergency bulletin at Thursday noon, warning of weather deterioration with heavy rainfalls, thunderstorms and gusty winds. The bad front is forecast to set in on Thursday evening, September 1,and last until Saturday, September 3, 2022. Deterioration starts in northern Greece with heavy rainfalls …

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August says “Goodbye” with rains and storms; unstable weather until Friday

August says “Goodbye” with rainfalls and thunderstorms in several parts of Greece, including Attica, the islands and Crete. The unstable weather will continue until Friday, September 2, 2022, state broadcaster ERT reported. According to latest forecast data by the meteo service of the National Observatory of Athens, rains and rhunderstorms …

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Unstable, rainy & stormy weather continues, yet improvement over the weekend

The atmospheric “cold lake” that brought rain and storms in the largest part of Greece this week is expected to significantly subside on Friday as it moves away from Greece toward the region of the Black Sea. However, according to an updated forecast by the National Observatory of Athens weather …

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Greece Weather Warning: Heavy rainfalls, thunderstorms, gusty winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issue an emergency bulletin on Monday noon warning of a weather deterioration with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms accompanied by a high frequency of lightning and hail. During the weather phenomena, there will be temporarily also enhanced gusty winds, EMY warns. According to EMY, the weather …

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Greece Weather Warning: Rain, thunderstorms, hail in mid-August

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued an emergency bulletin warning of weather instability with rainfalls, thunderstorms and even hail. The warning is valid for the upcoming three days, August 12-14, 2022, while the peak of the bad weather is forecast on Sunday, with a high frequency of lightning and hail. …

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Weekend Weather: Sahara Dust, Rain, Snow, Temperature drop

A gradual change of weather is forecast over the weekend as a barometric low coming from North Africa moves to Greece with main feature very high concentration of Sahara dust but also rainfalls and sharp temperature drop. The concentration of Sahara dust is forecast to be very high in the …

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Greece Weather Warning: Heavy rain & thunderstorms, dense snowfalls

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a weather warning over the weekend with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms and locally dense snowfalls. The barometric low will affect mainly the West and the North of the country on Saturday and Sunday, March 5-6. According latest forecast by the National Observatory of Athens, …

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Greece’s Weather Service warns of heavy rain, dense snowfalls as “Bianca” moves southern

Greece National Meteorological Service EMY updated on Monday its weather warning on bad weather front “Bianca.” EMY said in the update that the barometric low “Bianca” has already moved northeast and the intense weather phenomena show on Monday a temporary weakening. However, there is a new deterioration from Tuesday, March …

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Greece Weather Warning: Rain and snow, stormy winds, temperature drop

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a warning on Monday morning of the upcoming bad weather front with main features being heavy rain- and snowfalls, thunderstorms, temperature drop and strong northern winds blowing withe 8 Beaufort. The bad weather front is forecast to reach Greece on Monday night, February 21, …

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Unprecedented hail-fall on Santorini and Paros (videos)

Unprecedented hail fall hit the island of Santorini on Thursday which locals describe “as if stones were falling from the sky.”  The heavy hail- and rain-storm damaged vehicles and agriculture and temperature on the popular summer destination plunged to 1 degree Celsius. The storm also rendered the runway of the …

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Weather Warning: Carmel to hit Greece with snow, rain, storms, wind 9 B

National Meteorological Service (EMY) issued a weather warning on bad front named Carmel forecast to hit Greece and the broader south-east Mediterranean basin with dense snowfalls, heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms, gale-force wind of 9 Beaufort and high waves. Carmel is coming from Russia and the weather deterioration will be particularly …

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Greece Warning: Intense weather phenomena with heavy rain & storms, stormy winds

Greece’ National Meteorological Service EMY issued a weather warning on Sunday of intense phenomena forecast for Monday and Tuesday, December 6-7, 2021. Main features of the bad weather front are heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms and stormy to gale winds up to 8 Beaufort. Weather warning Analytically: Heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms …

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Attica on Alert as stormy weather causes floods, power outages

Greece’s Civil Protection sent an Alert message to mobile phones of the residents of Athens, Piraeus and other suburbs of Attica warning of extreme weather phenomena and urging people to refrain from unnecessary movement outdoors. The message in Greek and English urges the residents of the Greek capital to avoid …

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Greece Warning: Bad weather front with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms

Greece’s National Meteorological Service (EMY) issued a new warning of a weather deterioration with strong rainfalls and thunderstorms accompanied locally by hail and powerful winds. The phenomena will affect western, central and northern Greece on Sunday and Monday, October 10-11. Wind up to 7-8 Beaufort in the Ionian Sea. The …

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Weather deterioration with rain, storms, temperature drop, winds up to 7B

Μeteorologists forecast weather deterioration with strong northern winds, powerful rainfalls and storms and temperature dropping. According to the meteo service of the National Observatory of Athens, the weather deterioration will first affect the northern regions of Greece The cold air masses will gradually push away the warmer masses and the …

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Cold weather front brings rainfall and storms in Greece

Starting on Wednesday evening, a cold weather front coming form the North is expected to sweep over Greece toward the south, bringing rain and storms that may in some places be intense, especially early on Thursday morning, the meteo.gr weather service of the National Observatory of Athens forecast. The bad …

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