May 30, 2024

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Cyclone “Emil”: heavy hail in Ancient Nemea


Cyclone Emil, which hit Greece since yesterday, was accompanied by showers, thunderstorms and hail in several areas of the country.

Specifically, as reported by korinthostv.gr, Ancient Nemea experienced heavy rainfall on Friday morning, followed by hail, as shown in the image below.

Weather forecast for March 2

Showers and thunderstorms are expected on Saturday, March 2, 2024, with the weather gradually improving from midday. Slight increase in temperature in continental areas. Winds at times up to 8 on the Beaufort scale in the south-eastern Aegean Sea.

In more detail, showers will initially occur mainly in Macedonia, western Thrace and Thessaly, while showers and thunderstorms with possible hail are expected in the north, east and southeast of the Aegean Sea. Scattered clouds and showers are forecast across the country from this afternoon, gradually easing. The concentration of dust in the atmosphere will be relatively high, and there will be dirty rain in places.

Temperature in Western Macedonia it will range from 4 to 14°C, in the rest of Macedonia and Thrace – from 7 to 15°C, in Thessaly – from 6 to 19°C, in Epirus – from 4 to 17°C, in Sterea – from 6 to 19°C, in the Peloponnese from 4 to 18°C, in the Ionian Islands from 6 to 16°C, in the northern and eastern Aegean islands from 10 to 18°C, in the Cyclades from 12 to 17°C, in the Dodecanese from 14 to 18°C ​​and in Crete from 9 to 19°C.

Wind in the northern Aegean Sea, it will initially blow from the east with a force of 3 to 5 on the Beaufort scale, but will gradually change to 2 to 4 from the north. In the central part of the Aegean Sea, winds will initially blow from the south from force 3 to force 5, but in the morning they will become westerly with the same intensity. In the South Aegean Sea, winds will blow from western directions from 3 to 5 points, in the morning – from 4 to 6 points. In the Ionian Sea, winds will initially blow from the south to force 3, but from midday they will become westerly from 2 to 4, and in the south from 3 to 5 on the Beaufort scale.

In Attica cloudy skies expected at times with the possibility of light precipitation. The wind will blow from the west at a speed of 2-4 points, but from the second half of the day it will become variable up to 3 points. The concentration of dust in the atmosphere will be relatively high. Temperatures in the center of Athens will range from 11 to 19°C.

Cloudy weather is expected in Thessaloniki prefecture. Light localized showers will occur through the afternoon. The wind will blow from the east up to 3 points, but in the second half of the day it will become variable up to 2 points. Temperatures in the center of Thessaloniki will range from 11 to 15°C.



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