Greece Sizzles in Unusual Late Summer Heatwave

Although August is coming to a close and fall is approaching, Greece is now facing two days of broiling temperatures. Most of the country will...

Greece Braces for New Heat Wave This Weekend

Greece's National Meteorological Service issued a warning for unusually high temperatures throughout the country in the coming days. In Attica, the highest maximum temperature values...

Storm System “Thalia” Causes Floods, Blackouts in Northwestern Greece

The summer storm system "Thalia" slammed into Macedonia, Thessaly, Epirus and the Ionian islands on Wednesday, causing floods, blackouts, and even train stoppages, while...

Rain, Thunderstorms to Replace Heat Wave in Greece

As Greece has been hit by a heatwave in the past few days, rainfall and thunderstorms are forecast for Saturday night, bringing cooler weather...

Greece Should Expect Hotter, Wetter Summer, Leading Expert Warns

A leading Greek scientist warned that the country could experience a hotter and wetter summer than usual. Athanasios Argyriou, professor of atmospheric physics at Patras...

Leonardo DiCaprio Spotlights Pollution, Leading to Greek Island Cleanup

Scientists from the Greek island of Andros are using a submarine with advanced sonar technology in order to document the state of the island's...

Freak Lightning Storm Lights Up Greek Sky

This timelapse video shows lightning off the coast of Artemida, east of Athens in the early hours of Tuesday. Storms have been hitting the...
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Severe Hailstorm Strikes Northern Greece in the Middle of June

An unseasonable hailstorm hit the region of Drama in northern Greece on Tuesday night, causing major disruption to the roadways there. The hailstorm in the...

Blanket of Snow Covers Northern Greece in Late May

Areas of northwestern Greece were covered in snow on Tuesday, as severe weather, bringing thunder, lightning and heavy rain slammed into several other regions...
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Woman Killed in Lightning Strike on Greece’s Skopelos Island

A woman was killed from a lightning strike on the island of Skopelos on Tuesday as severe weather, bringing thunder, lightning and heavy rain...

Greece Braces For First Heat Wave of Season

Extremely high temperatures, unusual for late Spring, are forecast to prevail in Greece over the weekend, in some areas reaching as high as 40...

What’s Up With Greece’s Weather? Scientists Find Huge Spike in Severe Phenomena

Photo credit: AMNA Greek scientists said on Monday that the number of severe weather events in the country was approximately 40 percent higher in 2019...

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