Snowfall blankets many areas in the north of Greece
Greece are covered in snow, particularly in mountainous regions. The snowfall is rather intense in the municipality of Thessaloniki, with local authorities taking measures to keep the streets clear. Temperatures in many areas are just below freezing, however there have not been any major problems reported as a result of the snowfall.
According to the national meteorological agency EMY the cold weather front is expected to extend further sound in Greece, even reaching Attica and the northern suburbs of Athens. EMY also notes that the cold weather will continue at least until Wednesday. Further south in the country, in the Ionian Islands, Peloponnesus, North Aegean islands, Kyklades, Crete and the Dodecanese there will be thunderstorms and strong winds.
You may be interested
The full IMF programme for Greecemakis - Jul 21, 2017
The IMF published its new programme on Greece on Thursday, which was approved on principle by the organisation’s board of…
President Pavlopoulos extends support to Kos Mayormakis - Jul 21, 2017
The President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos expressed his deepest sorrow for the victims of the Kos earthquake in…
Kos earthquake: Turkish victim identified as Sinan Kurtoglumakis - Jul 21, 2017
The name of the Turkish national killed in the earthquake on the island of Kos is Sinan Kurtoglu. According to…