Torrential rain on Crete this weekend has caused millions in damage and cost the lives of at least one person.
Heraklion’s Nikos Kazantzakis Airport Closed Due to Storms
Heraklion’s Nikos Kazantzakis Airport has closed until at least 3 PM because of horrendous weather and flooding due to sweeping rainstorms over Crete.
Crete’s Weekend Weather – Light Rain Turning to Sunshine Sunday
Visitors to Crete Island this weekend can expect cooler temperatures and light, scattered rain throughout the day on Saturday.
4.4 Magnitude Quake Rattles Central Crete [Updates]
A magnitude 4.4 earthquake outside the previously hard-hit village of Arkalochori shook central Crete island this afternoon.
Extended Greece Forecast = Scorching Hot Next Ten Days
The Greece forecast according to NOA will be unseasonably hot, and the service warns that temperatures on Thursday could reach 43-44 ⁰ C.
Crete To Get a Deep Freeze From “Media” Cold Front
Meteorologists are predicting that the cold front “Medea” arriving on Saturday will bring with it very low temperatures throughout Greece.
Three Successive Weather Fronts Forecast to Affect Greece
According to the National Observatory in Athens (METEO) three weather fronts will affect Greece in succession, over the next few days.
Crete Drenched in Wet and Cold by Leandros Front
Heavy rains and cold are expected here on Crete until tomorrow as cold front “Leandros” hammers the north of Greece with power outages and snow.
Greece Expecting Warmest January in the Last 50 Years
According to Greece’s National Observatory of Athens the country will experience the highest January temperatures of the last 50 years.
Crete Island Digs Out In the Aftermath of Torrential Rains
As Crete locals begin to dig out from under the mud and silt washed seaward by torrential rains, the extent of the destruction becomes more clear.
Weather System “Kirki” Dumps Rain on Most of Greece
A low-pressure front spawned by the weather system Kirki is already moving east over much of southwest Greece today.
Fall Arrives in Greece Via Heavy Crete Thunderstorms
Last night Heraklion, Crete people were drenched in torrential rain and startled by severe thunderstorms that heralded the beginning of th rainy season.
Early Morning Earthquake Cluster Rattles Crete lsland Awake
A series of earthquakes off the northeastern shore of Crete shook citizens awake in the early hours of October 10th.
Greece Weather Service Predicting Record October Heat Wave
The weather in much of the western part of Greece recently has been temperate to cool, but now Greek meteorologists say a record heatwave will hit starting next week. According to meteorologist Giannis Kallianos, temperatures will reach abnormally high levels for the season in certain areas of the country starting from Sunday. Over the next […]
Tropical Cyclone Ianos Tears Its Way Across Crete Island
After ripping its way across the Ionian islands and the Greece mainlain, cyclone Ianos slashed across Crete island last night.