Temperatures plunged, falling below zero in many parts of the country, and sea transport was disrupted as the weather system "Chioni" arrived in Greece on Wednesday, bringing gale-force northerly winds reaching up to 9-10 Beaufort. .
The National Meteorological Service (EMY) on Monday forecast that a new cold front is expected to grip Greece as of Wednesday, bringing snow, gale-force northerly winds, storms and a significant drop in temperature.
A low-pressure system with strong winds forecast for Tuesday and Wednesday will bring large quantities of Saharan dust to Greece, turning rain muddy, the Athens National Observatory's meteorological service said on Monday.
More heavy rain and storms, possibly also accompanied by hail, are expected to arrive in Greece in the early hours Friday morning, starting in western Greece and the Peloponnese and spreading to the eastern mainland, Attica and Evia.
Another bout of severe bad weather, including snow in several parts of the country, is forecast to affect Greece between Monday afternoon and Wednesday morning, the National Meteorological Service warned.
The first wave of bad weather caused problems throughout the country, with snow covering many areas, mainly in northern and central Greece and the Peloponnese.
The weather is going to get worse in the next days starting from Monday evening from the north. According to the National Meteorological Service, the temperatures will drop up to 10C in the next two days while strong winds will blow in the…
Rain, snowfall in mountainous and semi-mountainous areas and strong northerly winds reaching 9 on the Beaufort scale are forecast for Friday.
Rain and snowfall on mountainous and semi mountainous areas are forecast for Thursday. Strong northerly winds will reach 9 on the Beaufort scale. Significant temperature drop throughout the country.
Rain and southerly winds are forecast for Tuesday. Wind velocity will reach 6 on the Beaufort scale. Rain in the northern parts of the country with temperatures ranging from 09C to 17C.