Greek rescue service warns against floods

Greece’s Civil Protection has warned of severe weather and the risk of flooding. During a live briefing on Thursday evening, Civil Protection issued a warning to citizens in several regions of the country. Vasilis Papageorgiou, Secretary General of Civil Protection, said that intense weather events, heavy rains and thunderstorms are expected over the next 24 […]

Unprecedented hail in Santorini and Paros (video)

An unprecedented hailstorm hit the island of Santorini on Thursday, which locals describe as “like stones falling from the sky.” Heavy hail and rain damaged vehicles and damaged agriculture, and temperatures at the popular summer resort dropped to 1 degree Celsius, an extremely rare occurrence on the island. The storm also disabled an airport runway […]

Cyclone Elpida: problems with electricity in the suburbs of Athens

Electricity problems were recorded on Monday afternoon in areas of Athens, and in the south of the metropolitan area there were localized power outages. Power outages were reported in New Philadelphia, Nea Ionia, Chalandri, Patissia, Pagrati, Anfusa, Dau Pentelis and Marathon. The problems are mainly associated with damage from falling branches or trees on the […]

Greece Extreme Weather Warning: Heavy Rains, Thunderstorms, Hurricane Winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service has issued a deteriorating weather alert with intense weather events such as heavy rains, thunderstorms and hurricane winds. The weather is predicted to start worsening on Thursday evening, December 9, gradually affecting the entire country and continuing until early Sunday morning, December 12, 2021. Thursday evening to Friday noon: 9-10 December: […]

Cyclone "Nearchos" ready to strike Greece

In the next 24 hours, the Mediterranean cyclone Nearchos is expected to hit Greece. Meteorologists make their forecasts, but the cyclone is too unpredictable … Cloudy weather with rain and thunderstorms that are likely to be short-lived but heavy is expected from Sunday 31 October, according to the National Meteorological Service’s weather forecast. According to […]

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