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Greek Weather Warning Looms over August 15 Holiday

Greece is facing heavy storms on Wednesday, with the authorities issuing a warning ahead of the public holiday tomorrow. According to the Hellenic National Meteorological...

Greece Hit by 103,000 Thunderbolts in July

Nearly 103,000 thunderbolts, the highest number in the last 14 years, occurred in Greece in July, the Athens National Observatory's Meteo Service said on...

As Greece Sizzles, New App Warns Public of Heat Dangers

As Greece basks in a three-day heatwave which could send temperatures in the capital soaring to around 36 degrees Celsius (96.8F) a new app...

Meet the Anemoi, the Greek Gods of Weather

Greece has seen much turbulent summer weather with storms, rains and floods lashing different parts of the country. While tourists dash for shelter from the...

Greece Lightning: Country Hit over 93,500 Times in June

Greece was hit by over 93,500 lightning bolts last month, it was revealed on Tuesday. The amount of electrostatic activity recorded in Greece in June...

Greek Weather Goes Haywire as Barrage of Lightning Hits Athens (video)

The violent storm that hit Athens on Saturday night has been captured in a dramatic time-lapse video. The skies over the Greek capital lit up,...
Port of Chania, blurred by the African dust.

Dust Clouds Returning to Greece, Scientists Warn

Greece's meteorologists are warning of a return of the wind-borne Saharan dust which blanketed many parts of the country last month. The Athens National Observatory's...

Watch a High-Speed Bike Ride Through Crete’s Sandstorm (video)

A wave of dust blown from northern Africa has blanketed the Greek island of Crete, forcing residents to don masks as doctors warn vulnerable...

Greek Weatherman Predicts Northern Snow, Southern Heatwave

A Greek meteorologist is predicting the country will be divided on Thursday, with a mini heatwave in the south and snow high up in...

Gales, Thunderstorms Threaten Parts of Greece

Parts of Greece, particularly the north and some island chains, are facing severe weather warnings. Greece's Meteoalarm service on Monday said Central Macedonia, East Macedonia, Epirus, the...

Greece Escapes Heavy Snows Seen in 2017

There was significantly less snow in Greece in early February compared with the same period in 2017, the meteo.gr service of the National Observatory...

Record Temperatures Hit Greece in 2017

Despite the winter blues plus the extreme winds which battered parts of Greece on Wednesday night, scientists say the country is, in fact, hotter...

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