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Thunderbolts turn night into day; 7,400 strikes on Monday (videos)

Over 7,400 thunderbolts were recorded across Greece on Monday as a barometric low stroke the country. Especially at night, in the Saronic Gulf it was a rare spectacle to see the thunderstorm moving from West to the East and hundreds of thunderbolts to “dance” in the night sky before they …

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6,400 thunderbolts within few hours; unstable, rainy weather ahead

Heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms hit Greece from Sunday evening to Monday morning. A total of 6,405 thunderbolts fell mainly in western Greece, Central Macedonia and the Central Aegean Sea, according to data provides by “ZEUS” system.   As of Monday afternoon, Nov 18, the bad weather front weakened. The weather …

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Impressive storm strikes Corfu with 1,046 thunderbolts in a few hours

A powerful thunderstorm stroke the island of Corfu in the Ionian Sea, in the night from Wednesday to Thursday.  1,046 thunderbolts fell from midnight until 3 o’ clock in the morning. Pictures Alexandros Melidis via corfutvnews The electric discharged continued during the day, with a total of 12,000 thunderbolts to …

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Storms over Greece: Flooded roads, power outages, waterspouts (videos)

Homes and businesses were flooded, waterspouts were formed and power outages have taken place as a bad weather front stroke West Greece on Thursday. The island of Corfu, the regions of Messologhi and Agrinio in western mainland as well as Ilia in West Peloponnese were badly hit. Here comes the …

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More than 10K thunderbolts on Sunday, weather unstable with thunderstorms & rain

More than 10,000 thunderbolts fell across Greece within twelve hours on Sunday, June 16, 2019, confirming that this summer will be most likely like the one of 2018 and quite different from the traditional Greek summers of previous years, that were hot and dry. Map according to ZEUS system of …

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