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Corfu hit by heavy thunderstorm disrupting airport operation

A heavy thunderstorm hit the island of Corfu early afternoon Monday causing problems in the electricity system, while heavy lightning disturbed the operation of the  Ioannis Kapodistrias international airport. Eight flights were not able to land because of the thunderstorm, while three of them had to land at nearby airports. …

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Sea traffic in Ionian Sea halted as storm “Geryon” hits Greece

Sea traffic in the Ionian Sea was halted between the islands of Zakynthos and Kefallonia and the mainland on later afternoon  Sunday, November 24, 2019, due to approaching thunderstorm “Geryon.” Also the “open” ferries between Corfu and the mainland were forbidden from sailing. Ships connecting Zakynthos and Kefalonia with mainland …

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Floods & power outages as thunderstorm hits Halkidiki, Corfu, Zakynthos

For one more time, the bad weather front left behind flooded homes, businesses and agricultural land, uprooted trees and broken power poles,  The islands of Zakynthos and Corfu, South-West Peloponnese and Halkidiki in Central Macedonia were mostly hit and suffered the most damages. Corfu Many households and businesses were left …

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Floods and landslides as storm “Victoria” strikes Greece (videos)

Home and businesses were flooded and landslides have trapped people in theirs homes as thunderstorm Victoria hit several regions of Greece. Gale-force winds caused power outages and halted sea traffic between mainland and the islands in the Ionian Sea. #Storm #Victoria approaching #Athens now pic.twitter.com/u3u3egrAD4 — Christina Themelis (@tinathemelis) November …

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Eerie scenery with heavy Thunderstorm and Sahara Dust striking Samos

A unique combination of Sahara dust and heavy thunderstorm hit the island of Samos, creating an eerie scenery from another world or planet.  Barometric low Phoebus caused a particularly intense thunderstorm while strong south winds were transporting billions of particles of Sahara Dust. The red particles ‘stole’ the blue of …

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Weather deterioration with rainfalls and thunderstorms, warns EMY

Greece’s National Meteorological Service (EMY) warns of weather deterioration with rainfalls and thunderstorms locally very powerful that may be accompanied by hale fall and very strong wind. The bad weather front will come from the North and slowly expand to Central and Southern Greece as of Saturday, July 7th 2018. …

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Greece’s National Meteo warns of Extreme Weather Phenomena June 25-28

Greece’s National Meteorological Service (EMY) has issued a “red alert” warning of extreme weather phenomena with heavy rainfalls and powerful thunderstorms. Barometric low “Nefeli” is expected to start striking Greece on Monday, June 25, and move away on Friday, June 29, 2018. Red Alert by EMY means people have to …

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Rain- and thunderstorm cause problems in Athens and broader Attica

It was a powerful thunderstorm in Athens on Sunday afternoon and a strong rainfall that caused problems in large parts of the city and in broader areas of Attica Prefecture. Households and businesses experienced short power outages, other broken internet or cable TV connections. A thunder stroke one signal transmitter …

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Greece’s National Meteo warns of rain- and thunderstorms, hail, very strong winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service has issued a late weather warning drawing attention to thunderstorms, rain- and hail-falls and strong winds. The weather warning is effective until Thursday night, May 24th 2018. Strong rainfalls and thunderstorms are forecast especially in the area of the Ionian Sea and the Central and North …

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Greece’s Meteo Service warns of Rain- and Thunderstorms, Hail

Greece’ National Meteorological Service EMY has issued a weather warning with strong rainfalls, thunderstorms, possible hail-falls and powerful winds. The warning is valid for Thursday and Friday, May 10 and 11, 2018. Weather forecast analytically and regions affected by EMY & meteo.gr: Thursday, May 10 Central Macedonia, Thessaly, Sporades islands …

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Impressive thunderstorm in Athens: Time Lapse Video and Pictures

The thunderstorm that hit Athens after 10 o’ clock Saturday night was kind of unprecedented. The one thunder followed the next one in very short intervals and there were times, when one heard the loud noise coming from all sides. The thunder and lightning were much more powerful and certainly …

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Bad weather warning with strong rainfalls, wind up to 9B and snow

Greece’s National Meteorology Service (EMY) has issued a warning on a weather deterioration with strong rainfalls and thunderstorms, winds up to 9 Beaufort and snowfalls in mountainous areas above 600m. The weather deterioration is expected to be of relative short duration and to come from the West. Weather Forecast areas …

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Greek autumn arrives with rainfalls, thunderstorms, temperature drop

Autumn begins astronomical on September 22nd, but the Greek Autumn arrives already today with rainfalls, thunderstorms, strong Western and North winds and temperature drop during the day, . According to meteorologists and the National Meteorology Service,the bad weather front will start in Western Greece and move to areas of Central …

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