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Sahara dust returns with stormy winds. temperature drop, rainfalls

The fair weather scenery in Greece is forecast to change in the upcoming days with a ‘cocktail’ of Sahara dust and rainfalls, gusty winds and temperature drop, much lower than the seasonal average. According to meteorologists’ preliminary reports, the weather change starts tomorrow afternoon, Wednesday, May 8, and last until …

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Ferries docked due to strong winds in the Aegean Sea

Ferries remain docked at the port of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrion on Monday, September 11, due to strong winds in the Aegean Sea reaching 8 to 9 Beaufort locally. Closed is also the Rio-Antirio line. The morning itinerary Volos-Sporades was reportedly canceled on Monday morning. Itineraries in the Saronic Gulf …

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Greece Weather RED ALERT: Heavy rainfalls, storms, powerful winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a WEATHER RED ALERT on Sunday warning of very heavy rainfalls and storms in the following days. Highest category “Red Alert” is issued to warn of dangerous and extreme weather phenomena. The weather is forecast to deteriorate from Monday, September 4, to Wednesday September …

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Greece weather: National Meteo warns of storm ILINA

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued an emergency bulletin on Sunday, warning of a weather deterioration with intense phenomena such as heavy rainfalls and storms, high frequency of lightning, hail, stormy winds, Sahara dust and snow. The bad weather front comes from Italy with local meteorologists to have named it …

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Gusty winds disrupt sea traffic, ferries delayed

Strong winds blowing in the Aegean Sea with intensity of up to 9 Beaufort have disrupted sea traffic already since Tuesday night, march 28, 2023. Ferries scheduled to depart from Piraeus port on Wednesday morning have been delayed. Check with KTG weather post here. Passengers who are planning to travel …

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UPDATE Ferries, ships to islands and Crete docked due to gale-force winds

Greece’s Shipping Ministry issued on Monday a ban on sailing of ships and ferries due to gale-force winds in the Aegean Sea reaching up to 9 Beaufort. Ships will not be sailing from the ports of Piraeus, Rafina, and Lavrio to the islands of Cyclades, the Dodecanese and Crete. Ferries …

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Greece Weather Warning: Powerful rainfalls, storms, winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service issued an emergency bulletin on Monday warning of a weather deterioration with heavy rainfalls and storms as well as gale-force winds. Coming from the West, the bad weather front is forecast to strike Greece as of Tuesday afternoon, November 22, 2022 and gradually move to the …

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Powerful winds disrupt sea traffic in the Aegean Sea

Powerful northern winds blowing locally with intensity up to 9 Beaufort disrupt sea traffic in the Aegean Sea on Monday, October 17, 2022. Affected are mainly the routes to the Cyclades islands. Monday morning the schedules to Cyclades from the ports of Piraeus and Rafina, in South-East Attica,Problems, were canceled, …

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Greece Weather Warning: Heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms, powerful winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued an emergency billeting warning of a bad weather front forecast to affect the country from Thursday night to Sunday morning, October 13-16, 2022. According to head of the EMY, Thodoris Kolydas, the barometric low in the Ionian Sea will bring heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms …

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Ferries to Cyclades docked due to powerful winds in the Aegean

Ferries for the Cyclades islands remained docked at the ports of Piraeus, Farina and Lavrio on Friday morning due to stormy winds blowing in several areas of the Aegean Sea. According to a warning issued by the National Meteorological Service EMY for the marine traffic, wind intensity reaches locally up …

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Powerful winds disrupt ferry traffic in the Aegean Sea

Powerful winds blowing with intensity of up to 9 Beaufort have disrupted the departure of ferries from the mainland to the islands, especially to the Cyclades group. Ferries were unable to depart the ports of Rafina for Cyclades and Lavrio in south-eastern Attica on Tuesday morning due to rough sea, …

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Greece Weather Warning: Rain, Thunderstorms, Hail, strong Winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued an emergency bulletin on Monday warning of weather deterioration with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms, accompanied by a high frequency of lightning, locally hail-falls and temporary strong winds. via EMY Managing director Thodoris Kolydas Deterioration comes after a hot weekend in the most parts of …

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Greece Weather Warning: Heavy rainfalls & thunderstorms, snow, stormy winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a weather warning on Monday noon drawing attention to an upcoming bad weather front with main features heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms, dense snowfalls and stormy winds of intensity 8 to 9 Beaufort. The bad weather front is forecast to start on Tuesday noon, February …

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Stormy winds disrupt sea travel in Greece, Nov 29-30

Stormy southern winds have been disrupting sea travel in Greece on Monday and Tuesday, November 29-30, 2021. According to National Meteorological Service, winds are blowing with intensity of 7-8 Beaufort locally and up to 9 B in the Ionian Sea. Several ferries had to cancel their schedules from the port …

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Powerful winds disrupt traffic in the Aegean Sea

Powerful north-eastern winds blowing with intensity of up to 8-9 Beaufort have caused disruption to maritime traffic in the Aegean Sea on Monday. According to state-run news agency amna disrupted are some ferry and catamaran commercial lines. The Agia Marina-Nea Styra ferry was not running on Monday. Catamaran ‘Flying Cat …

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Greece Weather Warning: Heavy rain, stormy winds, dense snowfall

Greece’s National Meteorological Service has issued a warning of a bad weather front that will bring intensive rainfalls, storms in coastal areas, locally accompanied by hailstorms, stormy winds and heavy snowfalls. The bad weather front is forecast to strike the country as of Sunday evening, January 3, and last until, …

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Greece National Meteo Service weather warning: Thunderstorms, hail, powerful winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a weather warning on Tuesday  about a deterioration with  heavy thunderstorms locally accompanied by hail and powerful winds. The weather deterioration is forecast to set in the in early morning hours of Wednesday, August 5, 2020, and will initially strike the north-western parts of …

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