Athenians ‘flee’ city for Easter holidays

28 April 2016
136 Views

Athenians are ‘escaping’ the hustle and bustle of the city to spend their Easter holidays in the country side.

Traffic on the Athens-Corinth and Athens-Lamia national highways has been heavy since Thursday morning. Due to road works there is a traffic jam at the area of Skaramanga, while Greek traffic police have taken extra measures on all the national and rural road networks for the holiday period. Trucks over 1.5 tons will banned from using the routes leaving Athens on Thursday from 3 pm till 10 pm, while the same measure be active on Good Friday from 6 am till 4 pm.

The weather is forecast to be sunny and mild for mots parts of the country, with the temperature highs reaching 22 degrees celsius in northern Greece, 25 in the central and northern parts of the country, 22 in western Greece, 23 in the Cyclades and Dodecanese islands and Crete.

You may be interested

Turkish deputy-Prime Minister accuses Greece of oppressing religious minorities in latest Turkish tirade against Greece
GREECE
shares51 views
GREECE
shares51 views

Turkish deputy-Prime Minister accuses Greece of oppressing religious minorities in latest Turkish tirade against Greece

makis - Nov 17, 2017

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag accused Greece of imprisoning Muslim Imams, despite the country being a member of the…

Greek PM says country would rely on itself to face flood disaster
POLITICS
shares64 views
POLITICS
shares64 views

Greek PM says country would rely on itself to face flood disaster

makis - Nov 17, 2017

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras thanked European countries for offering to help after the flash floods in western Attica, Wednesday, which…

US meteorologist explains deadly storm that flooded Greek towns
GREECE
shares88 views
GREECE
shares88 views

US meteorologist explains deadly storm that flooded Greek towns

makis - Nov 17, 2017

“When the Atlantic hurricane season begins to quiet down in late October and November, it’s time to cast an eye…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.