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Meteorological Service issues Weather Warning for Athens and Attica

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY has issued early afternoon Wednesday a warning of dangerous weather phenomena forecast to strike Athens and Attica. EMY warns of strong rainfalls, thunderstorms and locally also hail. The weather phenomena are expected to last until the late evening hours of Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Meteorological …

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Barometric low to strike Greece with rain, storms and snow

So far, the month of March has shown that it cannot decided whether it’s a month belonging  spring or winter. One day bright sunshine, two days rain and cold. Sunshine on Thursday? Rain and storm on Friday… In this pace and sense, a new barometric low coming from the West …

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Weather Warning: Storms, Rainfalls, Snow, Temperature drop up to 12C

While the last few days were full with a bright sunshine and mild temperatures, the Greek National Meteorological Service has issued a warning of an extraordinary weather deterioration with heavy rainfalls and snow and temperature down by up to 12 degrees Celsius. According to EMY, the weather will dramatically change …

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Soil erosion threatens villages on Crete, Army installs portable bridges

Following days of powerful rainfalls, soil erosion threatens villages in Platanias Municipality, Crete. With portable, prefabricated bridges the Greek Army tries to re-connect villages with the outside world, after several main bridges collapsed. The video shows the moment when the historical Keritis bridge over Alikianos River collapses as its foundation …

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One missing, bridge collapse as torrential rains flood Chania and Rethymno (videos)

One person is missing, a historical bridge collapsed and landslides occurred on the national road after torrential rainfalls have been striking the island of Crete since Sunday afternoon. A breeder is missing after his car was swept away and two women were trapped in their home when rocks fell on …

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Streets turn into rivers as torrential rains strike Chania (videos)

For one more time in February, the city of Chania on the island of Crete was hit but torrential rains on Sunday afternoon. Within minutes, the narrow streets of Koum Kapi area were flooded as the guts were not able to cope with the volume of water. Ten houses on …

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Weather: Greek National Meteo warns of rain, thunderstorms Aug 15-16

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY has issued a weather warning for August 15 and 16, 2018. The weather deterioration will bring powerful rainfalls and thunderstorms and locally also hale and very strong winds. However, the deterioration will be temporary, sunshine in the largest parts of the country and temperatures up …

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Powerful rainstorm floods again Athens, forces Metro evacuation

A powerful rainstorm broke out short after 01:30 Sunday afternoon and flooded again the streets in West and North suburbs of Greek capital Athens. Metro stations and were reportedly evacuated and remain closed due to power outages and floods. was evacuated and closed due to repeated power outages. was evacuated …

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Weather deterioration with rainfalls and thunderstorms, warns EMY

Greece’s National Meteorological Service (EMY) warns of weather deterioration with rainfalls and thunderstorms locally very powerful that may be accompanied by hale fall and very strong wind. The bad weather front will come from the North and slowly expand to Central and Southern Greece as of Saturday, July 7th 2018. …

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Weather Warning: Rain- and Thunderstorms, hail, strong wind June 23-27

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a weather warning with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms, locally with hail falls and gale wind. EMY’s weather forecast is valid from Saturday, June 22, until Tusedua, June 26th 2018. Although thunderstorms will continue in some regions also until Thursday, June 28. Weather Forecast Analytically …

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Rain- and thunderstorm cause problems in Athens and broader Attica

It was a powerful thunderstorm in Athens on Sunday afternoon and a strong rainfall that caused problems in large parts of the city and in broader areas of Attica Prefecture. Households and businesses experienced short power outages, other broken internet or cable TV connections. A thunder stroke one signal transmitter …

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Greece’s weather warning: Strong rain- & thunderstorms, hail, powerful winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY has issued a weather warning for the time June 14 until June 19, 2018. EMY warns of powerful rain- and thunderstorms, hail and powerful winds up to 8 Beaufort in the south Aegean Sea. The bad weather front will initially affect the West and the …

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Greece’s National Meteo warns of rain- and thunderstorms, hail, very strong winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service has issued a late weather warning drawing attention to thunderstorms, rain- and hail-falls and strong winds. The weather warning is effective until Thursday night, May 24th 2018. Strong rainfalls and thunderstorms are forecast especially in the area of the Ionian Sea and the Central and North …

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Greece’s National Meteo warns of strong rain- and thunderstorms

Did you notice a slight temperature fall after days full of sunshine and temperatures up to 30-32 degrees Celsius, an early summer, so to say? Greece National Meteorology Service warns of  weather deterioration with strong rain- and thunderstorms for  Thursday, May 3rd. A new barometric low is approaching Greece from …

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