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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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National Meteo warns of dense snow in Athens and Greece’s South (videos)

One day before the official start of the spring and Athenians woke up with freezing temperatures and snow falling even in areas of the center of the city. The National Meteorological Service EMY issued a emergency bulletin warning of heavy snowfalls in the Greek capital and even more south in …

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Updated Weather Warning as snow weather Philip keeps hitting Greece

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY has updated its emergency bulletin on Friday noon warning of dangerous weather phenomena due to snow weather “Philip.” The update of the weather warning issued on Tuesday, March 8, is based on the latest forecast data. According to EMY, the main features of the bad …

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Snow weather: Some schools in Attica closed on Friday; heavy trucks banned from highway parts

Primary and secondary schools in parts of northern, eastern and western Attica will remain closed also on Friday, March 11, due to snow weather “Philip”, regional authorities announced on Thursday. Hay trucks are banned from highway parts as of 10 p.m. Thursday. According to a statement by the Attica regional …

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Attica Snow Weather: Schools in several areas to remain closed, no heavy trucks in Attiki Odos

Schools in several areas of Attica will remain closed on Thursday due to snow and cold weather front “Philip”, Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Minister Christos Stylianides decided on Wednesday. The schools are in areas of north, east and west Attica. The specific areas affected by this decision were announced …

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Schools closed, traffic regulations on highways as snow weather “Philip” hits Greece

Barometric low “Philip” stroke Greece with snow even at low altitudes and rainstorms in the south as well as temperatures much lower than the seasonal average. Many schools are closed. Trucks over 3.5 tonnes have been banned from traveling on Athens-Lamia highway if there have no snow chains. Many schools …

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Weather Warning: “Philip” to strike Greece with heavy snowfalls Mar 8-13

Cold air masses from northern Europe will move further south and will affect Greece with heavy snowfalls until the upcoming weekend. In an weather warning issued by the Greek National Meteorological Service EMY, the bad weather front named “Philip” (Filippos – Φίλιππος) said that its main features will be lower …

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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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“Bianca” strikes northern Greece with heavy snowfalls (videos)

Bad weather front Bianca stroke northern Greece with heavy snowfalls and ice conditions that forced authorities to ban trucks from Egnatia Odos highway and motorists to use snow chains on Sunday. Traffic was banned on many rural roads around Thessaloniki, Chortiatis-Agios Vassilios and Melissochori-Oreokastro due to adverse weather conditions. The …

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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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Greece Weather Warning: Heavy rainfalls & thunderstorms, snow, stormy winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a weather warning on Monday noon drawing attention to an upcoming bad weather front with main features heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms, dense snowfalls and stormy winds of intensity 8 to 9 Beaufort. The bad weather front is forecast to start on Tuesday noon, February …

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Dozens households in Athens without power for 4th day; compensation possible

Τhe office of the Public Prosecutor in Athens investigates the multi-day power outages in several areas of Attica in the midst of a snow weather, low temperatures and frost. Investigation is to determine whether the offense of disturbing the operation of an utility has been committed. The order for the …

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