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Blizzards cause hospital disruptions

Blizzards cause hospital disruptions The severe weather front that swept across Attica also caused operational problems at hospitals, with many, mainly in the northern part of Athens, being difficult for both patients and staff to reach. Indicatively on Monday, the roads leading to the Sismanoglio, a hospital exclusively for Covid-19 patients, were inaccessible and resulted […]

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Athens-Thessaloniki train routes will resume as soon as the weather permits

Athens-Thessaloniki train routes will resume as soon as the weather permits The 400 passengers of two Athens-Thessaloniki trains that were stranded overnight at Inoi station in north Attica during a storm Monday were safe and provided with food, Greek railways’ operator TrainOSE said on Tuesday. The two trains (Intercity 55 and 56) heading from and […]

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Cold weather front hits Greece

Cold weather front hits Greece A severe weather front has hit Greece, with below-freezing temperatures and snowfall in many parts of the country, including the capital Athens and many Aegean islands. Authorities have warned the public to limit their movements outdoors to the essential on Monday and Tuesday, while schools in many areas were shut. […]

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Severe weather brings snow to Athens, Greek islands

Severe weather brings snow to Athens, Greek islands A severe weather front has hit Greece, with below-freezing temperatures and snowfall in many parts of the country, including the capital Athens and many Aegean islands. Authorities have warned the public to limit their movements outdoors to the essential on Monday and Tuesday, while schools shifted to […]

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Greek Islands Are Covered in Snow in Once in A Lifetime Weather Event

Greek Islands Are Covered in Snow in Once in A Lifetime Weather Event The Island of Amorgos is covered in white. Credit: Facebook/Dimitris Tholaria Greek islands have been are covered in snow since Sunday in a once-in-a-lifetime weather event. Locals say that the last time this amount of snow fell on the Cyclades was decades […]

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Severe weather front “Elpis”: Extreme cold and snow – All the details

Severe weather front “Elpis”: Extreme cold and snow – All the details The severe weather front “Elpis” is in progress and in the next few hours it is expected to bring rain, bitter cold and heavy snowfall all over the country. According to the latest forecast models, local and temporary snowfalls are expected even in […]

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Cold, snow and gale-force winds forecast from Sat to Wed

Cold, snow and gale-force winds forecast from Sat to Wed Extreme weather conditions are expected in areas of Greece on Saturday and Monday, according to an emergency bulletin released by the National Meteorological Service on Friday. The Elpis weather front is expected to bring low temperatures, heavy snowfall and gale force winds are expected. Temperatures […]

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Cold weather on the way

Cold weather on the way The temperature in Greece will drop in the coming days with the arrival of a weather front dubbed Elpis from the polar regions, according to forecasts issued by the National Observatory of Athens’ weather service. There will be a noticeable chill Saturday, starting in the northern regions of Macedonia and […]

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Bad weather front ‘Elpis’ to bring extreme cold and snow in Greece as of Saturday

Bad weather front ‘Elpis’ to bring extreme cold and snow in Greece as of Saturday The National Meteorological Service issued an emergency weather report on Thursday afternoon for the new “wave” of bad weather “Elpis”, protothema.gr reports. Successive weather systems are forecast to cause bad weather under the name “Elpis” in the country during the […]

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Bad weather wave ‘Elpis’ to bring extreme cold and snow from Saturday

Bad weather wave ‘Elpis’ to bring extreme cold and snow from Saturday Icy temperatures, gale-force winds and heavy snow are expected in Greece from the weekend as a result of a wave of bad weather named “Elpis” by the national meteorological service EMY. The first such system is expected on Saturday, followed by a second, […]

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Greece: Two fronts of bad weather in the coming week

Greece: Two fronts of bad weather in the coming week According to the latest forecast data, two cold waves seem to be approaching the whole country in the new week, one of which is certain, while the other is characterized as “possible”, protothema.gr reports. The first cold wave that will affect Greece will generally be […]

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Weather forecast: Partly cloudy on Tuesday (18/1/2022)

Weather forecast: Partly cloudy on Tuesday (18/1/2022) Partly cloudy and southwesterly winds are forecast for Tuesday. Wind velocity will reach 7 on the Beaufort scale. Mostly fair in the northern parts of the country with temperatures ranging from -03C to 10C. Partly cloudy in the western parts with temperatures between 06C and 14C. Partly cloudy […]

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Weather forecast: Fair, temperatures to drop slightly on Sunday (16/1)

Weather forecast: Fair, temperatures to drop slightly on Sunday (16/1) Fair weather in most of the country’s regions is forecast on Sunday. Overcast with sporadic rains in eastern mountainous regions, in the Sporades islands, in Evia island, and also over Crete and the southern Ionian Sea. North-northeasterly winds registering 4-6 on the Beaufort scale, but […]

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Weather forecast: Mostly fair on Saturday

Weather forecast: Mostly fair on Saturday Mostly fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Saturday. Wind velocity will reach 7 on the Beaufort scale. Mostly fair in the northern parts of the country with temperatures ranging from -05C to 11C. Mostly fair in the western parts with temperatures between 04C and 15C. Partly cloudy […]

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Ferries to Crete island leaving on Thursday night as weather improves

Ferries to Crete island leaving on Thursday night as weather improves Ferries on the Piraeus to Crete route will depart as scheduled at 23:30 on Thursday, authorities said, after a marked improvement in the weather, ANA reports. “Blue Galaxy” and “Kidon Palace” will depart for Chania, while “Nissos Rodos” and “Faistos Palace” will depart for […]

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All weather Army: Eπιχειρησιακή εκπαίδευση του Δ΄ Σώματος Στρατού υπό συνθήκες δριμέος ψύχους (photos)

All weather Army: Eπιχειρησιακή εκπαίδευση του Δ΄ Σώματος Στρατού υπό συνθήκες δριμέος ψύχους (photos) Στο πλαίσιο της επιχειρησιακής εκπαίδευσης πραγματοποιήθηκαν μεταξύ άλλων αντικείμενα Ουλαμού Μέσων Αρμάτων και Ουλαμού Πυροβολικού.ν Φωτογραφία ΓΕΣ Μονάδες του Δ΄ Σώματος Στρατού ολοκλήρωσαν επιτυχώς την επιχειρησιακή εκπαίδευσή τους που διεξήχθη σε χιονοσκεπή εδάφη και υπό τις συνθήκες δριμέος ψύχους, που επικρατούσε […]

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City of Athens provides heated shelters for homeless citizens during bad weather

City of Athens provides heated shelters for homeless citizens during bad weather Two shelters for the homeless have been opened by the Athens municipality from Tuesday evening, according to ANA. Meanwhile, teams from the Athens Municipality Reception and Hospitality Sector’s “Street Work” project will patrol the streets of the city day and night to locate […]

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“Diomedes” Weather System Brings Snow, Heavy Rain to Greece

“Diomedes” Weather System Brings Snow, Heavy Rain to Greece The weather system “Diomedes” has hit Greece. Credit: AMNA The weather system named “Diomedes” brought heavy snow and torrential rain to many parts of Greece on Wednesday, with meteorologists warning that the severe weather will continue on Thursday. Ships in the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and […]

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Protection plan against natural disasters

Protection plan against natural disasters In response to the perennial challenges posed by bad weather to Greece’s power network, and amid the current Diomidis front sweeping the country, the government is launching an ambitious program to upgrade and replace overhead electricity cables with underground ones. The project, with an initial budget of 100 million euros, […]

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‘Diomedes’ weather front brings snowfall and strong winds

‘Diomedes’ weather front brings snowfall and strong winds Bad weather conditions will prevail on Wednesday with low temperatures and frost, with the exception of Western Greece where the weather is expected to be relatively improved. Ships at the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio are docked as a result of strong winds of up to […]

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Severe weather causes settlement evacuation in Thessaly Region of Greece (videos)

Severe weather causes settlement evacuation in Thessaly Region of Greece (videos) The problems from the bad weather “Diomidis” continue in areas of Thessaly of mainland Greece, protothema.gr reports. In Trikala, according to trikalavoice.gr, the Litheos river overflowed into the city, at the height of Koutsomilia, covered the banks, and flooded the adjacent road. The Municipality […]

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Weather in Greece expected to worsen during next week

Weather in Greece expected to worsen during next week Wintery weather is forecast to return to Greece after a series of balmy days with plentiful sunshine, starting on Friday afternoon and for roughly a week, ANA reports. A series of low-pressure systems are expected to affect the country, bringing rain that will at times be […]

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Weather in Greece to worsen over the next week

Weather in Greece to worsen over the next week Wintery weather is forecast to return to Greece after a series of balmy days starting on Friday afternoon and through next week, as cold air masses from northern Europe will start descending towards the south, Greece’s weather service (EMY) said. A series of low-pressure systems are […]

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Weather forecast: Scattered clouds on Thursday

Weather forecast: Scattered clouds on Thursday Scattered clouds are expected in most parts of Greece on Thursday. Winds variable, up to 7 Beaufort. Temperatures to range from 3C to 17C in the north, between 10C and 18C in the west, from 6C to 18C in the east and between 12C and 19C on the islands. […]

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Fish Fall From the Sky in Animal Rain Weather Event

Fish Fall From the Sky in Animal Rain Weather Event Fish fell from the sky in Texas during a bizarre weather event. Credit: The City of Texarkana It rained fish in the northern Texas city of Texarkana last Wednesday. Texarkana residents were shocked to discover small fish scattered across the ground of the city during […]

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Weather forecast: Mostly fair on Saturday (New Year’s Day)

Weather forecast: Mostly fair on Saturday (New Year’s Day) Mostly fair in the eastern parts with temperatures between 12C and 17C. Mostly fair and northerly winds are forecast for Saturday (New Year’s Day). Wind velocity will reach 6 on the Beaufort scale. Partly cloudy in the northern parts of the country with temperatures ranging from […]

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Unseasonably warm weather to usher in 2022

Unseasonably warm weather to usher in 2022 The New Year will be getting off to an unseasonably warm start, Greece’s weather service (EMY) reported on Friday, forecasting daytime highs of as much as 18 degrees Celsius on the mainland and 19 Celsius on the islands. The warm weather will also come with sunny skies in […]

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Weather warming up for Christmas, but clouds bringing showers

Weather warming up for Christmas, but clouds bringing showers Skies will be clear for most of the day in most of Greece on Friday, with a few scattered showers forecast for the islands of the Ionian and the western mainland, the National Weather Service (EMY) has reported.  There will be a sharp chill in the […]

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More chilly weather on the way

More chilly weather on the way Fog rises from the surface of the sea in the bay of Nafplio in the northeastern Peloponnese on Monday morning, as cold air meets warm water. Cold air masses are expected to affect many parts of the country on Tuesday, pushing daytime highs more than 5 degrees Celsius lower, […]

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Partly sunny weather forecast on Monday

Partly sunny weather forecast on Monday Partly sunny weather with scattered showers and snow on higher ground is forecast in most parts of Greece on Monday. Winds west northwesterly, 3-7 Beaufort. Temperatures will range from -3C to 11C in the north, between 1C and 15C in the west, 1C and 15C on the eastern mainland […]

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