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Greece Weather Warning: Snowfalls, Stormy Winds, Temperature drop

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued an emergency bulletin on Friday warning of a cold weather front with snowfalls and rainfalls, gale-force winds both in the Ionian and the Aegean Seas, storms and significant temperature drop. According to EMY, a deep barometric low coming from the north-northwest accompanied by a …

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Ferries to Aegean islands docked due to stormy winds

Ferries to the islands of Cyclades and the Dodecanese remain docked at the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio due to gale-force southern winds blowing in the Aegean Sea on Wednesday. Sailing prohibition is in force until further notice. Departure of ships was also prohibited in the routes Nea Styra …

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Two cruise-ships dock at Souda port, Crete, due to strong winds

Two cruise-ships made an unscheduled arrival at the port of Souda, Chania on the island of Crete, due to the strong winds blowing in the Aegean Sea. According to the chief of the Port Fund of the region of Chania, Dimitris Virirakis, the two cruiships, «MSC SINFONIA» and  «RHAPSODY OF …

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Greece weather warning: Rainfalls, powerful winds, Sahara dust

A barometric low will move towards Greece bringing a weather deterioration over the weekend with rainfalls, powerful winds and high concentration of Sahara dust. The National Meteorological Service issued a warning for heavy rainfalls in central and northern Greece on Saturday. According to weather forecast by the National Observatory of …

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Temperature in Greece forecast to drop by 3-6 degrees Celsius

Temperature in Greece are expected to drop by 3 to 6 degrees Celsius on Wednesday, the National Observatory of Athens forecast. At the same time, northern winds will intensify in the Aegean Sea reaching up to 8 Beaufort. Temperatures will be 3-6 degrees Celsius lower than on Tuesday. Forecast Nov …

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Greece weather warning: Rain, Thunderstorms, Wind 8-10B

Greece’s National Meteorological Service issued a weather warning on Friday on a temporary weather deterioration with rainfalls, thunderstorms and stormy winds up to 9 even 10 Beaufort locally. The barometric low coming from southern Italy is forecast to affect initially western Greece and gradually also central and northern Greece. According …

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Greece Weather Warning: Heavy rainfalls & thunderstorms, wind up to 9B

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a weather warning of heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms, possible with hail falls, and powerful South winds up to 8 and 9 Beaufort. The barometric low is expected to hit Greece from the North-West as of Tuesday afternoon. Percipitation Forecast Mar 3-4, 2020 Weather Forecast …

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Greece Meteo Warning: Rainfalls, Storms, Snow, Winds up to 9 Beaufort

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY has issued a weather warning with its main features being heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms, possibly accompanied with hailstorms, powerful North winds and snowstorms in the mountainous and semi-mountainous regions. According to the warning, the bad weather front will initially hit western and northern Greece on …

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Greece weather warning: Heavy rain & thunderstorms, stormy winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service has issued a weather warning  about a new barometric low that will hit mostly southern Greece and the islands with powerful rainfalls and heavy storms, locally accompanied by hail and stormy winds of up to 9 Beaufort. Affected by the bad weather front will be mainly …

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Gusts bring down several turbines in Karystos wind park

Several turbines in a wind farm on Karystos collapsed as if they were made of paper. Wind gusts blowing with intensity of 160 km/hour  brought down the turbines that were supposed to withstand against extreme weather phenomena. According to local media Star TV, several wind turbines were found broken and …

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National Meteo warning: Strong rainfalls, storms, wind, hail Oct 3-7

What if we, in Athens, have 30 degrees Celsius and a bright sunshine on Wednesday? The weather is going to rapidly change for the worse with rainfalls, thunderstorms, powerful winds and possible hail falls. The Greek National Meteorological Service (EMY) has issued a weather warning. The barometric low will start …

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Greek summer in Autumn with temperatures up to 36 C

Sunshine and temperatures up to 36 degrees Celsius in the middle of September hint that the famous Greek summer is not over. Not yet. Not on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. According to the meteorological service of the National Observatory of Athens, temperatures will reach up to 36° C and mainly …

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Stormy winds up to 8 Βeaufort increase risk of wildfires in the Aegean

Greece’s Civil Protection and the Fire Service warn of “very high risk” of wildfires on Sunday, June 30, 2019, due to powerful winds. Affected are the regions of Attica, Biotia, Evia,Skyros (Sporades), Corinth, Argolida and Lakonia in Peloponnese, Kythera, the Cyclades islands, Crete, Lesvos, Chios, Samos, Ikaria The risk of …

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Weather warning: Heavy rainfalls, storms, stormy winds and Sahara Dust (videos)

Greece’s National Meteorological Service warns of a weather deterioration with heavy rainfalls and storms, locally with hail-falls and stormy South-East winds of up to 9 Beaufort in Central and South Greece. The stormy south winds will transfer particles of Sahara Dust to the country. The weather deterioration sets in late …

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Powerful winds sweep away lorries in West Greece (video,pictrs)

Powerful winds blowing with intensity of 9 Beaufort have swept away trucks from the roads in Western Greece on Thursday. In the first incident, strong winds lifted the empty flatbed of the truck and “pinned’ it on a signboard of the Rio-Antirio bridge in south-west Greece. Traffic on the lane …

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Ferries docked at Piraeus and Rafina due to stormy winds in Aegean Sea

Ferries are docked at the Attica ports of Piraeus and Rafina as of Thursday afternoon (March 21, 2019) due to stormy winds blowing with intensity of up to 8 and locally up to 9 Beaufort. No ferry will disembark from the port of Piraeus before 9 o’ clock at night. …

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Sea traffic disrupted, many ferries docked as winds blow with up to 10 Beaufort

Sea traffic has been disrupted and many ferries remain docked at Greece’s ports due to stormy North-East winds blowing with intensity of up to 9 and even 10 Beaufort. The schedule of passenger ferry “Dionysios Solomos” from the port of Piraeus to the west islands of the Cyclades was cancelled …

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Greece’s weather warning: Strong rain- & thunderstorms, hail, powerful winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY has issued a weather warning for the time June 14 until June 19, 2018. EMY warns of powerful rain- and thunderstorms, hail and powerful winds up to 8 Beaufort in the south Aegean Sea. The bad weather front will initially affect the West and the …

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Divided we stand: Snow in the North, up to 30 C in the South

As if Greeks are not divided enough on national and political issues, the weather is going to add the icing on the Greek cake and this icing is made of pure fluffy snow. In the country’s North is going to be winter, in the country’s South …summer. While Greeks in …

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