Snowfall in the regions of Attica, Evia, Cyclades and Crete to continue until Wednesday morning

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The heavy snowfall recorded from Monday night in the regions of Attica, Evia, Cyclades and Crete which have provoked problems to the traffic in many parts of the road network will continue until Wednesday morning, according to latest data of Athens National Observatory's meteo service,

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The gale-force winds prevailing in the Aegean will gradually subside and on Tuesday night will not exceed seven on the Beaufort scale except for the Dodecanese that will reach nine on the Beaufort scale.
Temperatures will be low during the night, especially in western Macedonia and in the mountainous areas that may drop below -15 on the Celsius scale.

In Athens today major roads like Amalias, Vassilissis Sofias, Patission, Stadiou and Syngrou had to be cleared by authorities to allow traffic to circulate, while the snow was also causing problems with the electricity supply in many parts of Attica, but also in nearby Evia.