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Heavy snowfalls, powerful winds disrupt Greece’s sea-, air-traffic (videos)

Heavy snow-falls on the north-aegean island of Samothraki make traffic impossible as they are accompanied by powerful north winds striking with up to 116 km/h. Snowplows from local authorities and the Greek Army started to work since the early morning hours in order to improve the situation on the traffic …

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Ferries remain docked due to gale-force winds in the Greek seas

Greek port authorities have banned ferries from sailing in the Aegean Sea due to gale-force South-West winds reaching 8 to 9 Beaufort and at times also up to 10 in the North Aegean Sea. Ferries with destination the islands of East Aegean, Cyclades, Crete and Dodecanese remain docked at the …

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Greece’s Meteo Service warns of continuation of gale winds up to 10 Beuafort

Greece’s National Meteorology Service (EMY) warns of continuation of gale winds on the the county’s mainland and especially the seas whre are expected to reach locally up to 10 Beuafort. In a statement issued at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, the EMY forecasts of winds blowing with intensity of up to 10 …

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Prolonged heat wave with 40-41 C to sweep across Greece

Winds down, temperatures up. Or in meteorologists’ language: Beaufort decrease, Celsius increase. Weather forecasters speak of a prolonged heat wave up to 41 degrees Celsius. Temperature will gradually rise over the weekend and will affect initially Western Greece. Then the hell will grab large parts of the country from North …

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Greece installs first photovoltaic virtual net-metering PV on school rooftop

Greece’s first virtual net-metering PV system is installed on the rooftop of a school in Thessaloniki, the country’s second biggest city. The system is funded by Greenpeace Greece but is not yet connected to the grid, as it is waiting for the ministry to pass a new law. Net-metering (or …

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