Pretty white snow turns Greece into a Winter Wonderland (PICS)


Regions around Greece experienced heavy snowfall overnight turning the country into a pretty winter wonderland!

*Ioannina
*Larissa
*Larissa

Even at relatively low-lying areas, snow fell due to the phenomena caused by a low barometric pressure system named “Sophia.”

*Arachova
*Xiortatis

It snowed all throughout the prefectures of Macedonia, Ioannina, Trikala and Larissa and snow chains were required on several roads.

*Thessaloniki
*Xiortiatis

“Sophia” will continue to bring very low temperatures, as a mass of cold air from the north sweeps through the country. Temperatures will drop several degrees below zero Celsius on Friday and Saturday, especially in central and northern Greece.

*Parintha

Rain and storms are also forecast in central and southern Greece, the Ionian and Aegean Seas and all their coastal areas.

*Arachova
*Arachova

For those driving travel with care, and for those flying check with your airline as several flights have been cancelled to and from Thessaloniki.


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