The lowest March temperatures in the last 10 years are recorded today, March 10, by the National Observatory of Athens/meteo.gr in northern and central Greece.
Across the country cold, local snowfall in the lowlands of East Thessaly, Northern Sporades, Evia and above 200-300 meters above sea level in the rest of central Greece.
Today, heavy rainfall is expected in the form of snow and rain in Central Macedonia, eastern Thessaly, in the east of central Greece and the Peloponnese, in western Crete. Toward evening, the phenomena of bad weather will weaken.
In Attica, the snowfall will stop by evening. Now it is already recorded at an altitude of more than 200 meters above sea level. In the Attica basin and in the center of Athens, rain is expected, interspersed with snow, light snow in places, in the northern and eastern regions without precipitation.
Bad weather Philippos will continue its march through Greece. At the same time, the weather remains unstable, and snowfalls are expected in areas with low altitude, even in Attica. From Friday, March 11, the weather will improve significantly, and another drop in temperature is expected on Saturday.
In the coming days, frosts are expected in the evening and early morning hours in the central and northern regions of the country. The air temperature will drop even more and will fluctuate from -3 to 8°С in Northern Greece (in Western Macedonia from -7 to 2°С), from -2 to 8°С in central and southern Greece, from -2 to 12° C in western Greece (in Epirus from -2 to 7°C), from 4 to 13°C in the Cyclades and Crete, from 2 to 12°C on the islands of the eastern Aegean and from 6 to 14° in the Dodecanese.
The cold will continue on Sunday, but a significant improvement in the weather is expected from Monday, March 14, reports newsbeast.gr.