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Aurora Borealis visible in Greece: A rare celestial phenomenon (pictures)

A truly rare phenomenon in Greece: Aurora Borealis was visible mainly in the northern parts of the country, mainly in Macedonia,on Sunday night, November 5, 2023. The impressive celestial phenomenon occurs very rarely in the European south and left young and old in central Macedonia, Serres, Pieria and Thessaloniki stunned …

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Storm ELIAS bring massive flooding in Volos and Pilion (videos)

Residents of Volos in the Magnissia prefecture were ordered to stay indoors by police as of 18:40 on Wednesday and were forbidden to travel, as storm ELIAS hits the region with very heavy rainfalls since the afternoon, flooding roads, basements, home and businesses. Dozens of people are reportedly trapped in …

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Storm ELIAS floods Evia, causes problems in other regions (videos)

Storm ELIAS is testing with floods the residents of the island of Evia since the early morning hours of Wednesday. The severe weather phenomena flooded whole villages mostly in the northern part of the island and sent people on roof tops. Bridges collapsed when rivers and streams overflowed, landslides blocked …

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ELIAS Updated: Storm Warning to citizens of Ionian islands, central Greece, Peloponnese

As meteorologists updated the forecast of storm ELIAS on Tuesday, residents in Peloponnese, on the islands of Kefalonia, Zakynthos, Ithaca, northern Evia as well as in the western suburbs of Athens/Attica, in Evrytania, Fthiotida, Fokida, Viotia and Magnisia started to receive emergency messages via <112> as from Tuesday noon. The …

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Storm ELIAS: Part of Patras-Athens highway closed due to landslide

Storm Elias already started to hit Greece and the heavy rainfall in Aigio, northern Peloponnese, caused a landslide. The rocks fell on the Patras-Athens highway with the effect that the old highway has been closed to traffic and so are parts of the new highway. The landslide occurred at the …

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Storm ELIAS upgraded to RED category; 112 message to citizens in central Greece

Α message via the 112 emergency number was sent to residents of Thessaly, Fthiotida, the Sporades islands and north Evia on Sunday warning them of bad weather front called ELIAS forecast to hit these areas as of Monday, September 25, 2023. According to the message, there will be: “Dangerous weather …

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Europe’s highest-ever monthly precipitation fell in Makrynitsa, Mt Pelion during Storm Daniel

The highest monthly precipitation ever recorded in Europe fell in the village of Makrynitsa on Mt Pelion during Storm Daniel, which ravaged Greece in September. Αfter the transmission of measurements by the weather stations operated by the Athens National Observatory in Thessaly was restored, it was found that the weather …

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Greece Floods: Death toll rise to 6. Ten missing. Evacuation launched (vids)

UPDATE: Death tool in the floods rose to six on Thursday afternoon, after rescuers found two elderly women dead in their home in the village Astritsa, Central Greece. Relatives of the two women,aged 75 and 80, had alerted authorities as they had no contact with them. Rescuers evacuating people in …

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Athens-Thessaloniki highway partly closed due to flooding

Traffic on Athens-Thessaloniki highway was suspended due to flooding of the motorway early Wednesday afternoon. The motorway is closed from Nikea in Larissa to the border with Magnesia regional unit. The highway is closed in both directions between the two points. The traffic suspension follows a decision by the Thessaly …

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Storm DANIEL: Updated RED ALERT by Greece’s National Meteo

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY updated its RED ALERT weather warning on Wednesday, September 7, as storm weather DANIEL keep sweeping across the country leaving behind only devastation, desperate people and loss of lives. Flooded Thessaly, central Greece via meteo.gr Forecast Wed, Sept 6 📌 H αναλυτική πρόγνωση του καιρού …

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Storm DANIEL: Two people dead, three missing, thousands trapped in flooded homes

Two people have died and three are being missing in the floods caused by storm Daniel sweeping Greece since Monday. According to the Fire Service, an 87-year-old woman who was missing from the  area Paltsi, Magnesia region, since Tuesday, was found in under a pile of wood on Wednesday morning. …

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DANIEL is sweeping across Greece with heavy rainfalls (vids)

Dangerous storm weather called DANIEL has started to sweep across Greece since early Monday with stormy winds, torrential rainfalls and hail.Coming from the North-West, DANIEL is forecast to pour tonnes of water, some 500 tonnes of rain per hectare expected to fall in Fthiotida, Magnesia, central Greece. Floods fear is …

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Young tourists evacuated from Corfu beach during heavy storm

A group of 10 tourists was safely evacuated from Porto Timoni beach on the island of Corfu on Saturday, while a heavy storm was striking the island in the North Ionian Sea. The group of ten young tourists had called emergency line <112> when they realized that the storm was …

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Greece Weather Warning: Heavy rainstorms, lightning, hail

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued an emergency bulletin warning of weather deterioration with heavy rainfalls and storms that will be accompanied in places by a high frequency of lightning and hail, as well as temporary stormy winds. The bad weather front is forecast to strike Greece from the West …

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Greece’s Meteo updates weather warning, alert message to residents: ILINA Live

Residents in Thessaloniki, Pella, Imathia and Pieria, northern Greece, have received an alert message from the <112> emergency line of the Civil Protection, warning them of the possibility of dangerous weather phenomena from midday Monday onward. Video: Fallen trees in Thessaloniki The Civil Protection recommended that citizens limit their movements …

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Warning sms sent to 7 regions; Watch ARIEL in Greece Live

In the grip of rain and storm bad weather front ARIEL are many regions in Greece, including Attica, since Wednesday morning. Repeated 112 sms messages were sent to residents of seven regions, warning them of dangerous phenomena and urging them to avoid unnecessary traveling. The first regions to receive the …

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Storm EVA hits Piraeus and the Cyclades islands (videos, picts)

Streets in the port of Piraeus turned into rivers and a garbage bin took a lonesome ride between cars and their motorists struck in the waters, as storm EVA reached Attica on Sunday. The storm affected mainly the south suburbs and meteorologists had warned of flooding phenomena. It needed just …

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Retail stores closed on Sunday, Nov 6 due to Storm Eva

The General Secretariat of Trade & Consumer Protection revoked on Saturday a decision to open retail stores throughout the country Sunday, November 6, due to storm EVA. The opening, which is optional and not mandatory, was moved to next Sunday, November 13,  from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., the secretariat …

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