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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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Stormy winds disrupt sea travel in Greece, Nov 29-30

Stormy southern winds have been disrupting sea travel in Greece on Monday and Tuesday, November 29-30, 2021. According to National Meteorological Service, winds are blowing with intensity of 7-8 Beaufort locally and up to 9 B in the Ionian Sea. Several ferries had to cancel their schedules from the port …

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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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Stormy winds up to 8 Beaufort and very high risk of wildfires

Stormy summer winds, the meltemia, increase the risk of wild fires in Greece. According to a weather warning issued by Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY, North winds will be blowing with intensity of 7 and 8 Beaufort on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Affected are areas in the North-East, Central and …

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Stormy winds drift anchored ship MAKEDONIA, spark pollution fearss

Passenger ro-ro ship MAKEDONIA II dragged anchor in Selinia Kinosoura waters, Salamina Island, Gulf of Saronic, Greece, at night Dec 16 in stormy weather. Derelict and unmanned ship is either in lay-up or decommissioned, for quite a long time, judging from her looks. Fearing possible oil leak, maritime authorities fenced …

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