Hephaestion storm cold, gales, rain, and snow blanket much of Greece as Epiphany celebrations dampened on Crete and other islands.
Greek meteorologists are forecasting foul weather on account of the new storm “Dido” which is already over much of Greece.
The Hellenic National Meteorological Service (HNMS) has a severe thunderstorm warning in effect for western Crete this morning.
According to the National Meteorological Service (HNMS) temperatures in Greece will climb to 40 degrees today.
Over the weekend we reported another heatwave gripping Greece and much of Europe. But the overall picture for of extreme dry contrasted by deadly torrential rain is cause for alarm according to many scientists.
Greece’s National Meteorological Service (EMY) says the cool weather of the last week or so will come to an end this weekend.
A violent storm that ripped across northern Greece has killed six tourists and injured at least 30-50 others.
People of the Peloponnese Peninsula are gathering themselves after Zorba cut a swath through southern Greece. This morning reports of damage and flooding across Attica and other regions come on warnings from Greece’s civil protection agency. Zorba is expected to affect most of Greece and appears to have changed course again toward Turkey.