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“Tilemachos” strikes Greece with heavy snow and freezing temperatures

Snow-queen “Sophia” left Greece on Sunday, allowing hundreds of religious Greeks to jump into ice-cold sea and river waters to catch the Holy Cross on Epiphany Day, the day the Waters are being blessed. However, the snow break was of short duration as new barometric low, “Tilemachos” is forecast to …

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Heat wave and rainfalls, locally rainstorms: Weather Forecast July 17-21

A hot week with mini heat waves here and there, however, not on consecutive days lay ahead. The first mini heat wave of the week is expected to strike several regions of Greece on Tuesday, July 17th 2018. Meteorologists forecast that in the regions affected temperatures will climb up to …

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Dozens of villages without power as snow-weather strikes Greece (videos, picts)

Half mainland of Greece is covered by snow, large parts of the Thessaly lowlands are covered by water. Strong winds have forced authorities to halt locally sea traffic for ferries and ships. Many schools in Macedonia and Central Greece are closed on Monday due to snow- and rainfalls as well …

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Weather warning: Low “Iokaste” comes with rain- and thunderstorms, snow and strong winds

Barometric low “Iokaste” has arrived in Greece with rain- and thunderstorms, heavy snowfalls, very strong winds and temperature drop. According to Greek mythology, Iokaste or Jocaste was Queen consort of Thebes, first the wife of Laius and then of their son Oedipus. The National Meteorological Service (EMY) has issued a …

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Greece’s National Meteo Service warns of extreme weather phenomena

Extreme weather phenomena: Greece’ National Meteorological service EMY warns of weather deterioration with strong rainfalls and storms, hail, and temperature drop of up to 10 degrees Celsius. The weather deterioration is expected in the early morning hours of Saturday, October 7th 2017. The bad weather front will set in first …

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