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Weekend heatwave breaks 160-year record in Greece

Temperatures in Greece’s capital over the weekend were the highest on record for mid-May, according to the National Observatory of Athens, rising to nearly 37°C on both days near the Thission electric…

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Sweltering heat set to hit Greece this weekend

As temperatures are expected to hit and even exceed 40 degrees Celsius in many parts of the country this weekend, a National Observatory of Athens (NOA) scientist said Greece may be in…

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Extreme cold front in Greece brings plenty of snow

Many parts of Greece were covered in snow in the early hours of the morning, including areas of the northern suburbs of Attica. Police have announced the road above the “Zygos” restaurant…

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Zeus records 10,000 thunderbolts over Greece

The National Observatory of Athens said over 10,000 thunderbolts occurred throughout Greece in 12 hours on Sunday, according to their ZEUS monitoring system. According to the Observatory the combination of hot and…

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41-hour consecutive rainfall recorded in Crete

A report by the National Observatory of Athens (NOA) weather service, concerning the destructive floods that affected Crete between February 24 and 26, has shown that rain fell on the island for…

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Severe storms set to hit Greece today

The National Observatory of Athens says a new storm system that the Meteo weather service has dubbed ‘Orestes’ is approaching Greece from the Ionian Sea, bringing heavy rain to most parts of the…