February 8, 2023

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EMY Flash Bulletin: Severe weather with hurricane winds and hail

Hurricane wind, storm and hail, which began last night in the northern part of the Ionian Sea and in Epirus, today will continue their “march” through the rest of the country.

EMY has been warning of bad weather since Monday evening with an emergency bulletin: the main features will be heavy rain and thunderstorms, localized hail and gale-force winds. Today, Tuesday January 10th, storms will spread to the Ionian Sea, western Steria and western Peloponnese, then gradually to the rest of the country. Snow is expected in the mainland mountains on Tuesday. Wednesday in the Dodecanese will be heavy rains and storms.

Temporary deterioration of the weather in our country, warns CNN Greecewill last from the evening of January 9 to the afternoon of Wednesday, January 11: with heavy rains and storms, mainly in coastal areas, accompanied by a high frequency of thunderstorms, hail in places and gale-force winds of force 8 Beaufort, places of force 9 at sea .

Tuesday 10 January:

Heavy rains and storms are predicted in the morning hours in Epirus, before noon in the Ionian Sea, western Sterea and western Peloponnese, from noon to evening hours in Thrace, eastern Macedonia and the islands of the northern and eastern Aegean Sea, from noon hours in the Dodecanese. Strong phenomena in the middle of the day will temporarily affect the Cyclades and Crete. The Ionian Sea will be dominated by stormy westerly winds of 8 Beaufort, while the Aegean will be dominated by southwesterly winds of 8, locally 9 Beaufort. Snowfall is expected in the mountainous areas of the mainland.

Wednesday 11 January:

Heavy rains and storms are predicted for the Dodecanese, gradually weakening from noon. The Ionian Sea will be dominated by storm northwest winds of magnitude 8 on the Beaufort scale.

According to the forecast of Sakis Arnautoglu, until Tuesday noon in Attica rains, downpours and storms are expected, which will be locally intense, then the phenomena will weaken and stop by evening. The south wind will blow with a force of up to 8 on the Beaufort scale, and the temperature will fluctuate from 11 to 15 ° C, writes newsbeast.

Similar weather is expected in Thessalonikihowever, bad weather can last longer there. From Thursday, new phenomena with rain and snow in the mountains will be observed in western Greece, and on Friday, bad weather will affect areas of central and southern Greece.

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