The Hottest January in Athens in 160 Years

Only ten days in, this January has already proven to be Athens' hottest in at least 160 years, according to data from the National...
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Figs Grow as Winter Heatwave Rages on in Greece

Figs, an iconic summertime fruit in Greece, have begun to grow again near the city of Nafplio in the Peloponnese, flourishing in this winter's...

Unseasonably Warm Weather Sends Greeks to the Beach

Greece has been experiencing some of its highest January temperatures of the last 50 years since Friday, with people rushing to beaches to enjoy...

Warmest January in 50 Years Expected in Greece

Greece is forecast to experience some of its highest January temperatures of the last 50 years, the meteo weather service of the National Observatory...

Greece’s Weather Set Records for Rain and Heat in 2020

Last year's weather meant setting records for not only high temperatures but rainfall levels as well throughout Greece. The year will be remembered for more...
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Acropolis Floods After Heavy Rains Hit Athens

Flooding took place on the Acropolis, the highest point in the city of Athens on Thursday after the area was battered by heavy downpours...

December Welcomed by Greece’s First Snowfall

The first snow of the holiday season fell in Northern Greece late Monday night, sprinkling towns outside of Thessaloniki and Komotini with a light...
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Dozens of Homes Flooded After Heavy Downpours Hit Crete

The Fire Service in northern Crete responded to dozens of calls for help on Tuesday as many homes became flooded from the heavy downpours...

Greece Braces for Hail Storms as Weather Front Circe Closes In

Τhe low pressure front responsible for the weather system Circe is already moving east and will begin to affect the southwest of Greece early...
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Woman Hangs on For Dear Life as Floods Sweep Through Crete

A woman survived by hanging on to an electric power pole in Crete on Wednesday as rushing water swept away her car following torrential...

Waterspouts, Torrential Rains Hit Greek Islands

Heavy rains, waterspouts and other extreme weather phenomena, including flooding on Crete, were recorded around the Greek islands in the Aegean on Wednesday as...

Dramatic Waterspouts Appear Off Greek Coast After Tuesday’s Severe Storms

After unexpected rain storms slammed into the country early Tuesday morning, sharp-eyed weatherspotters were able to capture waterspouts which formed near the island of Thasos...

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