According to the latest data published by the National Weather Service EMY, an unfavorable weather front is approaching Greece.
Meteorologists are warning of extreme weather deterioration. The barometric minimum formed in the upper atmosphere over Italy is shifting to the southeast. Cyclone GENESIS will mainly cover western, central and northern Greece starting today Thursday (09.06) and will last until Saturday evening (11.06).
The bad weather is characterized mainly by heavy rains and thunderstorms, which will be accompanied by hail, lightning strikes and squally winds.
In details. Cyclone “GENESIS” will cover:
1. Thursday 09 June
From noon the northern region of the Ionian Sea, Epirus, western Sterea, Macedonia, Thessaly, and in the evening, probably Thrace.
2. Friday 10 June
a. Ionian Islands, Epirus, western Sterea and western Peloponnese (mainly Achaia and Elis). At night the bad weather weakens;
b. from the first hours, Macedonia, Thrace and the islands of the northern Aegean, gradually Thessaly, Sporades, eastern Sterea and northern Evia. At night, the phenomena in western Macedonia, western Thessaly and eastern Sterea will weaken.
3. Saturday 11 June
a. central and eastern Macedonia, eastern Thessaly, Sporades, Evia, Thrace, the islands of the northern Aegean and gradually the islands of the eastern Aegean and the Dodecanese. In the evening, manifestations of bad weather will come to naught;
b. at noon and in the afternoon part of Epirus, western Macedonia, Sterea (including Attica) and eastern Peloponnese.