Autumn

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Why do Leaves Change Color in the Autumn?

Why do Leaves Change Color in the Autumn? The changing colors of Autumn leaves is a sign that the seasons are changing. A new time-lapse video of the process condenses the transition. Credit: Momiji/CC BY 3.0 With the coming of another Autumn, with its cooler temperatures and glorious gold, orange and red leaves, we all […]

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Autumn expected to return to Greece on Friday

Autumn expected to return to Greece on Friday Autumnal weather is expected to make a return to Greece on Friday with overcast weather and local showers. Specifically, the National Observatory of Athens’ weather service forecasts overcast weather in most of western Greece, with showers expected in the more mountainous areas of western Greece and Thrace. […]

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Newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, deaths steadily rising

Newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, deaths steadily rising With colder autumn weather setting in and much of northern Greece having been characterises as a red, high risk zone due to the exceptionally low rate of vaccination and higher number of cases, experts are increasingly concerned about the gradual, daily rise in the number of newly confirmed […]

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Season’s first snow falls in Western Macedonia

Season’s first snow falls in Western Macedonia The first snowfall of the autumn season made its appearance in the highlands of Western Macedonia in northern Greece on Thursday. According to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (AMNA), the town of Nymphaio had received 15cm by midday after the snow started falling in the early hours of Thursday. […]

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Autumn rides in on Athena

Autumn rides in on Athena A system dubbed Athena by the National Meteorological Service (EMY) brought more autumnal weather to Greece on Wednesday, with showers and storms spreading from the islands of the Ionian to the eastern mainland, including Athens, over the next few days. In separate emergency bulletins on Wednesday, EMY and the National […]

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Unique Greek Liqueurs That are Perfect for Autumn

Unique Greek Liqueurs That are Perfect for Autumn Greece is home to many unique liqueurs. Credit: Wikimedia Commons/CC BY 2.0 Greece is not only known for its cuisine, but also for its unique traditional liqueurs. Many of the favorites, surprisingly enough, are derived from ingredients that have amazing health benefits as well. Let’s look at […]

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Autumn Equinox Marks Solemn Change of Seasons

Autumn Equinox Marks Solemn Change of Seasons The Abduction of Persephone by Hades. Mosaic, tomb of Amphipolis, Kasta. The return of Persephone to the Underworld every year after she had spent the Summer with her mother Demeter marked the coming of Autumn to the ancient Greeks. Credit: Unknown. Public Domain In Greek mythology, the Autumn […]

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Autumn in Mainland Greece At its Best: Must Do Trips

Autumn in Mainland Greece At its Best: Must Do Trips Lake Kastoria. Crédit: Mageiamaya – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0 Planning your vacation to Greece in autumn can be a fun and exciting experience, but to take the trip is even better, simply because nature’s beauty in Greece during autumn mainland is almost magical. For […]

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Russian tourists “vote” Greece for autumn

Russian tourists “vote” Greece for autumn Greece, Turkey, Cyprus and Croatia are the most popular destinations abroad for Russian tourists during the “velvet tourist season”, as the two months of September-October are known in Russia. This is according to a study by Russia’s largest insurance company Rosgosstrakh, published by the state news agency TASS. The […]

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Up to 50,000 Greek Teenagers May Contract Covid-19 This Autumn

Up to 50,000 Greek Teenagers May Contract Covid-19 This Autumn As many as 50,000 Greek teenagers may contract Covid-19 this Autumn, according to one expert. Credit: Greek Reporter As 1.3 million schoolchildren return to classes this Autumn all over Greece, as many as 50,000 Greek teenagers aged 12-18 may contract Covid-19 over the next months, […]

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COVID-19 pandemic expected to infect 50,000 children aged 12-18 in Greece in Autumn

COVID-19 pandemic expected to infect 50,000 children aged 12-18 in Greece in Autumn Greece’s student sector, the 12- to 18-year-olds are so susceptible to the growing COVID-19 pandemic and the Delta Variant that as many as 50,000 of them could be infected in the autumn, a health expert has warned. That assessment came from Nikos […]

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Coronavirus – The “Mu” mutation appeared in Greece – Alarm for increase of intubated

Coronavirus – The “Mu” mutation appeared in Greece – Alarm for increase of intubated The arrival of autumn brings new data against the background of the spread of the Delta mutation and the appearance of the new mutant strain Mu of the coronavirus, a fact that again puts the government and experts on alert for […]

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Kikilias: Health system ready to give battle again in the autumn

Kikilias: Health system ready to give battle again in the autumn Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias on Thursday pointed out the need for the mobilisation of all the responsible control mechanisms so that the measures announced for the unvaccinated are implemented. Speaking to SKAI TV, Kikilias said that the health system is ready to give battle […]

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Final line of defense for a normal autumn

Final line of defense for a normal autumn The government’s announcements on Tuesday of particularly strict measures beginning on September 13 essentially amount to a lockdown for the unvaccinated, amid the growing threat of the Delta variant, which has already led to a large increase in cases, foretelling a difficult autumn ahead. The announcements coincided […]

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Autumn restrictions for unvaccinated reiterated

Autumn restrictions for unvaccinated reiterated Government sources reiterated on Saturday that economic activity and social life will not be suspended again in the autumn. This essentially means that as the weather cools and becomes wetter, the unvaccinated will not be able to enter the interiors of entertainment venues (indoor restaurants, cafes, bars, theaters and cinemas, […]

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Unvaccinated students carred from universities in Greece after autumn

Unvaccinated students carred from universities in Greece after autumn Students who aren’t vaccinated against COVID-19 won’t be allowed into classrooms when the school year begins in the autumn as the New Democracy government steps up its push for people to be protected. Deputy Education Minister Angelos Syrigos, a university professor, told Mega TV that all […]

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Autumn tender for RES power storage batteries

Autumn tender for RES power storage batteries Greece plans to invite investors to build batteries for renewable energy power, with a total storage capacity of 700 megawatts, later this year, Energy Minister Kostas Skrekas said late on Tuesday. Speaking at a digital conference, Skrekas said that Greece will launch a tender for storage batteries in […]

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