March 23, 2023

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The Aegean Lake Effect – what is it and why will it bring snow to Athens

Meteorologists predict that the Aegean Sea will “send” thick snowfall on the Greek capital on Sunday, as the Aegean Lake Effect will form over it.

This phenomenon occurs when cold air masses pass over a lake or an enclosed sea (like the Aegean), and there is a large temperature difference between them and the water surface. When they come into contact, water vapor is created, and from it – snow clouds.

The northeast wind, which will reach 9 on the Beaufort scale on Sunday, will drive these clouds towards Evia and Attica, where snowfall is expected. Will it snow in the center of Athens? Let’s wait for the emergency weather bulletin that is expected to come out today.

On Sunday, February 5, weather forecasters predict, snow is expected in Attica, Evia, Boeotia and the islands of the Aegean Sea. Meteorologist Sakis Arnautoglu said in his forecast that snowfall, heavy in places, is also expected in coastal areas of Athens, writes

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