From lunchtime, thunderclouds began to gather over the capital, and at 16:30 in the center of Athens there was a tropical downpour, which covered Piraeus by 18 hours.
So far, there have been no reports of damage or problems in the capital. Earlier, the fire brigade received two requests for cutting trees and four for pumping water, and all of them were processed.
Posted by Pavlo Onoyko on Wednesday, June 9, 2021
According to meteorologists, the monthly rainfall in Athens fell today.
Rains and Thunderstorms on Thursday
Tomorrow in the Peloponnese and Crete, rain and thunderstorms with heavy hail in places are expected.
Unstable weather with rain and thunderstorms is expected on the mainland, especially in the Peloponnese, in the west, central Greece, Epirus and Macedonia, according to the weather service of the National Observatory of Athens. There will be strong thunderstorms in places, with gusts of wind and, in some cases, hail.
Temperatures will fluctuate in Western Macedonia from 9 to 26 degrees, in the rest of Northern Greece from 12 to 30, in Central Greece from 12 to 33 degrees, in Epirus from 12 to 31, in the rest of the mainland from 15 to 31 degrees, on the islands The Ionian Sea from 15 to 28. And in the insular parts of the Aegean Sea, and in Crete from 15 to 29 degrees, while in the Dodecanese and the islands of the East Aegean Sea maximum temperatures will reach 31 and 32 degrees Celsius, respectively.
Winds will blow in the Central and North Aegean Sea from the north-west, with an intensity of 4-5 points, in the west of the South Aegean Sea with the same intensity, in the west of the Ionian Sea and in the north-west with an intensity of up to 4 points.
In Attica, a small amount of clouds are expected, which will thicken during the warm hours of the day, causing local rain and thunderstorms, mainly in the western parts of the prefecture. Winds will blow from the north with a force of up to 4 on the Beaufort scale. The temperature will range from 18 to 28 degrees.
A small amount of clouds are expected in Thessaloniki, which will thicken during the hot hours of the day, causing local rains and thunderstorms, mainly in the eastern parts of the prefecture. The winds will blow from different directions with a force of up to 4 on the Beaufort scale. The air temperature in the city of Thessaloniki will range from 17 to 28 degrees.