A wave of bad weather, as predicted by forecasters, came to the country on Saturday, bringing downpours and gusty winds.
According to the National Observatory of Athens / meteo.gr, rain and thunderstorms have already been recorded in many areas of the Greek mainland. Until yesterday, the ZEUS lightning detection system recorded about 1600 flashes. According to the network of automatic meteorological stations of the National Observatory of Athens / meteo.gr, the highest precipitation levels up to the same time were recorded in the Peloponnese and especially in Arcadia. At Vitina station in Arcadia, 46 mm of precipitation was recorded, and at the station in Magulian (Arcadia) – 45 mm.
Yesterday afternoon, 21/08, heavy rain fell in Oreokastro, accompanied by lightning and thunder, confirming the EMY report of worsening weather.
Weather Forecast for Today from the National Observatory of Athens
Light clouds are expected in central Macedonia, Sporades, Thessaly, eastern Sterea, Evia and northern Crete, with the possibility of temporary rain or showers. The rest of the country is generally clear with light cloudy afternoon in the mountains on the rest of the mainland.
North wind, in the Aegean Sea 7-8 points on the Beaufort scale. The air temperature will be set at the normal level for the season + 32-34 ° С on the mainland of Greece. On the islands of the Aegean Sea and northern Crete + 28-29 ° С, on other islands + 32 ° С.
Wind: northerly from 4 to 6 and in the east in some places up to 7 points on the Beaufort scale.
Air temperature: from +23 to 33 ° С. In the east, 2-3 degrees lower.
Weather: Light clouds temporarily intensify. Chance of rain.
Wind: variable, from 3 to 4 on the Beaufort scale.
Air temperature: from +22 to 31 ° С.