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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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Heavy snowfalls, powerful winds disrupt Greece’s sea-, air-traffic (videos)

Heavy snow-falls on the north-aegean island of Samothraki make traffic impossible as they are accompanied by powerful north winds striking with up to 116 km/h. Snowplows from local authorities and the Greek Army started to work since the early morning hours in order to improve the situation on the traffic …

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“Okeanis” to strike Greece with snowfalls, sharp temperature drop, winds up to 10B

Enjoy the Greek sunshine and warmth as much as you can, because a new cold wave coming from the Siberia is expected to sweep across Greece. Barometric low “Okeanis” will strike the country as of Friday, 22. February 2019, with freezing temperatures, heavy snowfalls, gale-force North-East winds, powerful rainfalls, thunderstorms …

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Snowfalls in Attica, sharp temperature drop, forst, gale-force winds of 10B in Aegean

Greece’ National Meteorological Service warns of a bad weather front with snowfalls even in Attica, strong rainfalls and storms, sharp temperature drop and frost. The February weather scenery will be accompanied by gale-force powerful winds up to 10 Beaufort in the Aegean Sea. Snowfalls Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 Snowfalls on …

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“Enjoy the View!” Impressing landing in snowy Thessaloniki airport (video)

The pilot of an Airbus 320 landed in “Macedonia” airport in snowy Thessaloniki, North Greece. On that specific snowy day, on January 4th 2019, the visibility was low, a phenomenons that occurs often in Macedonia airport. According to YouTube Channel “Pilots View” it was the pilot who shot the video …

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Man dies in snowed-in Evia village as medical help would not reach area

A 72-year-old man in one of the snowed-in villages in Evia suffered and stroke and died early Wednesday morning because medical help or transfer to a hospital was impossible due to harsh weather conditions. The man was living with his family in Stropones village where snow has reached a height …

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“Tilemachos” strikes Greece with heavy snow and freezing temperatures

Snow-queen “Sophia” left Greece on Sunday, allowing hundreds of religious Greeks to jump into ice-cold sea and river waters to catch the Holy Cross on Epiphany Day, the day the Waters are being blessed. However, the snow break was of short duration as new barometric low, “Tilemachos” is forecast to …

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Extreme weather contrast: Snow in the North, Sahara Dust in the South

Extreme weather contrast in Greece: Orange-yellow Sahara dust swallowed Crete, white snow covered the West Macedonia. While in Crete temperatures reached 30 degrees Celsius, in Florina it was ice-cold as if in deep winter. The stark weather contrast between the North and the South are unprecedented  in Greece. Florina & …

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Divided we stand: Snow in the North, up to 30 C in the South

As if Greeks are not divided enough on national and political issues, the weather is going to add the icing on the Greek cake and this icing is made of pure fluffy snow. In the country’s North is going to be winter, in the country’s South …summer. While Greeks in …

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Greece’s National Meteo warning: Snow, rain, thunderstorms, frost

Greece’s National Meteorological Service issue a warning of extreme weather phenomena for the next hours, starting Tuesday evening, February 27 2018, for two days. Main features of the weather deterioration are: Strong rainfalls and thunderstorms, accompanied by strong South winds and possibly also hail locally. Snowfalls, temporarily very heavy. Frost. …

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Dozens of villages without power as snow-weather strikes Greece (videos, picts)

Half mainland of Greece is covered by snow, large parts of the Thessaly lowlands are covered by water. Strong winds have forced authorities to halt locally sea traffic for ferries and ships. Many schools in Macedonia and Central Greece are closed on Monday due to snow- and rainfalls as well …

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One dead as bad weather front strikes Greece with torrential rains and thunderstorms

The bad weather front has been striking large parts of Greece with torrential rains and snow. One woman was drowned in Evia, several rivers and streams flooded in Central Greece,e snow hasthousands of agricultural land flooded. A 59-year-old woman was swept away by rushing waters in Drymonas village in North …

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Snowstorms in Central Greece – Weather Forecast over the Carnival weekend

Heavy snow storms in Central Greece have forced local authorities of Domokos to have schools closed on Friday, sending home children and personnel for a really long weekend. Mostly hit by the snow falls are the prefectures of Fthiotida and Aitoloakarnania in Central and West Greece but also of Achaia …

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Barometric low “Iokaste” leaves 3 people dead, half meter snow and floods

Barometric low “Iokaste” is slowly moving away from Greece leaving behind half meter snow,, flooded home and and three people dead.  Two hikers in Voras Mountain in North Macedonia,  and one local man in Central Greece whose oxygen supply was cut due to power outage. Video: Highway Kalabaka by Trikala …

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Weather warning: Low “Iokaste” comes with rain- and thunderstorms, snow and strong winds

Barometric low “Iokaste” has arrived in Greece with rain- and thunderstorms, heavy snowfalls, very strong winds and temperature drop. According to Greek mythology, Iokaste or Jocaste was Queen consort of Thebes, first the wife of Laius and then of their son Oedipus. The National Meteorological Service (EMY) has issued a …

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Rainfalls, Thunderstorms, Snow and Gale Winds up to 10B over the weekend

The days of lots of bright sunshine and pleasant winter temperatures are over. At least temporarily. Greece’ National Meteorological Service (EMY) warns of a weather deterioration with strong rainfalls and thunderstorms and gale winds of 8 and 9 Beaufort intensity over the weekend. According to the EMY weather warning, the …

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